Men’s soccer scores crucial three-point victory

By Liliana Marquez After three winless South Coast Conference matches, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team scored a 4-2 victory over El Camino College Compton Center Oct. 10 at Weingart Stadium earning a much-needed three-points in the South Coast Conference standings. This result helped the Huskies move up in the SCC standings. They are now tied with Los Angeles Harbor and Pasadena City colleges, all with four points…

October 13, 2014

Huskies football gets first win

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College football team dominated El Camino College Compton Center 48-21 Sept. 27 in Compton to open up South Coast Conference play for both teams. ELAC freshman quarterback Charles Ontiveros, who made his first college start and completed 16-of-24 passes for 268 yards, threw three touchdowns and one interception. “It was awesome, man. A great feeling and my first college start,” Ontiveros said. “I looked…

September 29, 2014

Huskies lose at home, 45-13

  By Andrew Ruiz East Los Angeles College’s football home opener against Santa Barbara City College resulted in a 45-13 loss Sept. 27 at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies play at El Camino College Compton Center Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. Both teams are winless. The Huskies, who got a total of six false start penalties against SBCC, were their own enemies in the loss. “The thing about it is they’re drive killers….

September 26, 2014

Chaotic first week affects students’ lives

By Maria Isidoro For students trying to add classes and traverse through campus, the last couple of weeks at East Los Angeles College have been nothing short of hectic. On the first day of school, more than 60 students were left standing without a chair to sit on. Those students who were left out might have missed an opportunity to get their transfer transcripts for this fall semester. These are…

September 17, 2014

Elans face graduation head on

By Desiree Lopez That feeling of being surrounded by unknown faces but only caring about the ones who are there to see you, and the anticipation of moving the tassel to the left makes all sleepless nights studying worth it. With graduation only a week away, the feeling of excitement can be seen around campus. For most graduates, graduation does not only mean receiving an associate degree but the beginning…

June 1, 2014

Soccer player overcomes an athlete’s nightmare

By Liliana Marquez It all happened in a matter of seconds. In one moment, Carlos del Campo was in a face-to-face challenge with an attacker from the opposing soccer team, in the next, he fell to the ground in excruciating pain. He was doing what he loves the most and it wasn’t the first time he made that play. “I faked going in on him, so he (the attacker) backed…

November 20, 2013

ELAC men’s soccer team wins South Coast Conference opener with clean sheet

By Liliana Marquez   After a struggling preseason, where they only won two out of five games, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team scored a 2-0 victory over Long Beach City College yesterday at Weingart Stadium during the South Coast Conference opener. Husky Billy Campos scored the 2 – 0 during minute 69 – after receiving an assist from teammate Julio Carmona – leaving the Vikings unable to…

October 1, 2013

Football fails in home opener

By David Rios East Los Angeles College struggled to stop Los Angeles Valley College this past Saturday in a game where Breeon Moreno had a record breaking night. ELAC was unable to stop the Monarch’s offense in the 59-34 loss. The Huskies took the field on opening night with Interim-coach Randy Sanchez taking the reins as Head Coach Steve Mojarro was away for the week attending to a personal matter….

September 12, 2013

The 2012 East Los Angeles Classic

Photo-Story Essay By Tadzio Garcia  [nggallery id=29] The Annual East Los Angeles Classic, which pits rivals Garfield and Roosevelt high schools, is one of the top high school football rivalries in the nation. It draws an average of 20,000 annually. The 2012 Photo-Story Essay gallery displays Classic tradition such as the camaraderie both teams display while raising helmets together after they pray after the game, which signifies they are both…

October 29, 2012

2012 Olympics feature local athletes

By Tadzio Garcia The four-year countdown has elapsed—the 2012 Olympics have arrived. Among the almost 11,000 athletes competing during the Olympic Games four are local talents. The local athletes are boxers Dominic Breazeale (super heavyweight) and Joseph Diaz, Jr. (bantamweight), shooter Kim Rhode (double trap and skeet) and Brenda Villa, a member of Team USA’s women’s water polo team. Both boxers drew difficult opening bouts. Diaz Jr. drew favored Pavlo…

July 28, 2012