Athletics News

Athletics is Back!
Athletics is Back!

April 12, 2021

After a 13-month absence from campus due to COVID-19, East Los Angeles College Athletics has been given the green light to resume limited on-campus activities.

ELAC President Roman New SCC Representative On CCCAA Board
ELAC President Roman New SCC Representative On CCCAA Board

April 06, 2021

The South Coast Conference has elected East Los Angeles College President Dr. Alberto J. Roman to be its representative on the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Board.

The AD/Coaches' Corner: Last Chance U Edition
The AD/Coaches' Corner: Last Chance U Edition

March 11, 2021

A special edition of the AD Corner, this is your chance to hear the coaching staff East Los Angeles College Men's Basketball talk Last Chance U Basketball from their perspective. Our guests: - Head Coach John Mosley - Assistant Coaches Ken Hunter and Rob Robinson - ELAC Athletic Director (and football head coach) Bobby Godinez

The cover photo of Netflix's Last Chance U: Basketball webpage
Netlix Announces ELAC Basketball to be Featured in New Last Chance U Season

February 10, 2021

Critically acclaimed Netflix docu-series Last Chance U officially announces new season premiere date. As the series switches from football to basketball, the East Los Angeles College Huskies men's basketball team becomes the first basketball team to be covered by the Last Chance U team.

Huskies Highlighted in SCC's 21st Century First 20 Years
Huskies Highlighted in SCC's 21st Century First 20 Years

January 26, 2021

The South Coast Conference released its best teams for the first 20 years of the 21st century. ELAC Men's & Women's basketball teams as well as Men's Cross Country made the list.

Ralph Valle with the 2019-2020 team at the CCCAA South Regionals in Santa Ana
"The Mayor" Calls it a Career

December 24, 2020

Longtime ELAC Wrestling head coach Ralph Valle - dubbed "The Mayor" due to his 26-year tenure as coach and academic counselor - has retired from his coaching post.

Huskies Linemen Sign D1 Offers on National Signing Day
Huskies Linemen Sign D1 Offers on National Signing Day

December 16, 2020

Interview with East Los Angeles College Defensive Linemen Chace Davis and Daniel Robledo. They have signed their National Letters of Intent: Davis to the University of Nevada and Robledo to University of Missouri.

South Coast Conference Traditional Fall Sports Canceled For 2020-2021
South Coast Conference Traditional Fall Sports Canceled For 2020-2021

December 09, 2020

The presidents of all 12 South Coast Conference member colleges have decided unanimously to opt-out of athletic competition for the traditional fall sports of 2020-21.

Former Huskie Standout Makes EuroBasket Pro Debut
Former Huskie Standout Makes EuroBasket Pro Debut

November 19, 2020

Former ELAC and Boise State Forward Roderick "RJ" Williams is continuing his dream of playing professional basketball by joining Stjarnan of the Iceland-Dominos League.

Newsletter Relaunch Headlines 2020 Grads, Says "Thanks You"
Newsletter Relaunch Headlines 2020 Grads, Says "Thanks You"

October 22, 2020

A new Athletics Department newsletter has been create to circulate to ELAC Faculty, Staff and Administrators. The first edition thanks them for their contributions to the student-athlete Class of 2020.

Zepeda (2nd from right) placed fifth at the 2019 State Championships
From Husky to Bulldog: Zepeda Midwest-bound to Concordia

July 29, 2020

With a 54-12 record and top-five finishes in regional and state under his belt, Emmanuel Zepeda takes his talents and drive to Concordia University in Nebraska.

Ask A Husky-Women’s Volleyball
Ask A Husky-Women’s Volleyball

July 28, 2020

For this edition of Ask A Husky, we get a three-for-one special: returning sophomores Zasha Hayes, Nikky Sotelo and Katherine Chiquini

The AD Corner: Summer 2020
The AD Corner: Summer 2020

July 24, 2020

With COVID-19 forcing the California JUCO sports world to postpone all athletic competition to January 2021, we check in with ELAC Athletic Director and head football coach Bobby Godinez to discuss the current landscape of Huskies Athletics.

From Huskies' Star to the "Lone Star"
From Huskies' Star to the "Lone Star"

July 20, 2020

ELAC Sophomore Steven Villagran will transfer to the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas in the fall to play for the Cardinals.