Tartars stun Huskies, end streak

By Liliana Marquez For the first time in the last five seasons, El Camino College Compton Center defeated  the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team, 2-1. The Huskies suffered a disappointing loss after a second-half-winner strike by Joey Loza of Compton Nov. 4 at Weingart Stadium. Loza’s goal allowed the Tartars to earn the come-from-behind victory. ELAC Head Coach Eddie Flores said that the Huskies did not work nor connect and…

November 8, 2014
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Olympic hopefuls win top honors

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College’s long distance runners freshman Laura Aceves and sophomore Gonzalo Ceja each ran top-10 national times in track and field during the 2013-2014 season. For this and other accomplishments, they were recognized with top honors at the ELAC cross country and track and field awards banquet June 26, with additional awards presented to athletes June 30. This was a banner year for ELAC in…

July 24, 2014
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Softball ends season in Southern Regionals

  By William Hernandez California Community College Athletic Association State Pitcher of the Year Alashanee Medina of East Los Angeles College, was filled with emotion and disappointment, after she flied out to center field, which ended the 2014 softball season for the Huskies. “I have mixed emotions right now because we worked so hard to get here. We had to start from the bottom in my first year. I thought,…

May 6, 2014
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No. 7-ranked Huskies upset at home, 2-0

    By William Hernandez The East Los Angeles College men’s baseball team struggled at the plate last night against South Coast Conference rival Cerritos College losing, 2-0, but still ahead of the pack in the South Coast Conference. The Huskies are 8-2 and in first place in the SCC one game ahead of Cerritos and El Camino College (both 7-3), who are tied for second place. The Huskies play the second…

March 27, 2014
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ELAC’s men’s nasketball team score final seconds victory

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball South Coast Conference opener against Pasadena City College came down to the final seconds, with the Huskies coming away with a 65-61 victory. With 35.7 seconds left on the game clock Husky leading scorer Aaron Cheatum grabbed a defensive rebound and dribbled down the court scoring on a driving lay-up while drawing the foul. Cheatum added the free throw to…

January 9, 2014
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Water Polo program returns after 14 years

By Diego Linares and Tadzio Garcia   The East Los Angeles College swimming pool, said to be one of the fastest swim pool in the nation, will add yet more events next year. It will be home to the newly formed ELAC women’s water polo team. Water polo competition returns to ELAC after 14 years. The 1998-1999 season was the last year the ELAC pool hosted water polo events. “You can’t…

May 22, 2013
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Sophomore’s ends losing season with win

By Dulce Carillo The East Los Angeles College softball team ended the 2013 season with a 8-0 home victory shutout over El Camino College Compton Center this past Tuesday. The game was over in six innings, due to an eight-run mercy rule. The Huskies finished the season beating South Coast Conference rivals El Camino College 9-4 and Compton sandwiched in between an 8-2 loss to No. 10-ranked Santa Ana College….

April 29, 2013
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Track and Field burns the competition

  By Tadzio Garcia   The Huskies moved up in  the state individual rankings after improving their times in recent meets. The team has one final meet before postseason play, which is the Cal State LA Twilight this Saturday. The South Coast Conference prelims are at LA Trade Tech College next Tuesday with the finals on April 26. Huskies that are favored to advance out of the SCC finals to…

April 22, 2013
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Softball team falls short by one run

By Will Hernandez   Scoring three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning wasn’t enough as the Huskies were upset by Los Angeles Harbor College, 8-7, in a South Coast Conference game      April 9 at home. The Huskies’ record dropped to 10-21 overall, 7-10 in SCC play. The Huskies are in fifth place in South Coast conference standings. “We might have had a chance had we shown…

April 22, 2013
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