Athletics News

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Vaqueros Decisive 7th Spoils Huskies Home Opener

January 28, 2022

Down 5-3 in the bottom of the ninth with two outs, sophomore Steven Villagran hit a long fly ball to left that initially had "homerun" written all over it. But it wasn't quite hit far enough, and Glendale left fielder Alex Mills had a bead on it all the way. The catch was made, and the Huskies would come up short.

Huskies Pull Away in 4th to Defeat West in Makeup Game
Huskies Pull Away in 4th to Defeat West in Makeup Game

January 26, 2022

Facing a damaging upset loss to a 7-10 West LA team, the Huskies found their footing at just the right time to put away their crosstown opponent. The game was a makeup of the December 27th match-up that was postponed due to Covid restrictions.

Basketball Week Roundup: Huskies go 3-0
Basketball Week Roundup: Huskies go 3-0

January 21, 2022

Both men and women's basketball began SCC-North conference play this week. The women netted wins road over Rio Hondo and LA Trade Tech, while the men had their game at Rio postponed, but defeated Tech to push their current winning streak to seven.

Huskies Crush Warriors in Home Debut
Huskies Crush Warriors in Home Debut

January 05, 2022

It's been 22 months since the East LA Men's Basketball team played on their home floor. After a year off due to Covid and spending the first two months of the 2021-22 season on the road, the Huskies finally played host, beating an overmatched El Camino Warriors squad by almost 70 points, 111-43.

#8 Ranked Huskies Tame #3 Cougars in 2021 Home Debut
#8 Ranked Huskies Tame #3 Cougars in 2021 Home Debut

December 28, 2021

After 22 months, the East LA College women's basketball team finally returned to their home court to hit the hardwood. They were victorious in their home debut, beating the #3-ranked College of the Canyons 83-65.

Day 1 Recap of Okawa Classic
Day 1 Recap of Okawa Classic

December 27, 2021

The Okawa Classic made its successful return to Monterey Park, but not without one substantial hiccup. West LA College was unable to travel across town due to Covid concerns, which left ELAC without a Day 1 opponent.

East Los Angeles Big Man Bryan Penn-Johnson Evaluating Options
East Los Angeles Big Man Bryan Penn-Johnson Evaluating Options

December 17, 2021

247sports recently penned a story about ELAC men's basketball center Bryan-Penn Johnson and his strong prospects for transferring in the upcoming spring.

Huskies Take Control of Vikings, Snap Two-Game Skid
Huskies Take Control of Vikings, Snap Two-Game Skid

December 17, 2021

Sophomore forward Dezmond Washington scored 16 points in leading a balanced Huskies attack in an improved performance, overwhelming the Long Beach City Vikings in the 2nd half en route to an 88-74 victory.

East LA Finishes Seventh-Best in State, "Super Six" All Place in Top Ten.
East LA Finishes Seventh-Best in State, "Super Six" All Place in Top Ten.

December 10, 2021

In ELAC's return trip to the state finals after the COVID layoff, the Pack sent six players, and all six took home medals and hardware as each placed within the state's top-ten for their respective weight classes. The Huskies capped a triumphant return to the mats this season by finishing seventh-best in the state.

Huskies Overpower Grossmont, Set Up Rematch with Palomar
Huskies Overpower Grossmont, Set Up Rematch with Palomar

December 04, 2021

Defense has been the anchor of head coach Bruce Turner's tenure with ELAC women's basketball, and tonight was no exception. In Day Two of the Lady Chargers Tournament, the Huskies defense wrecked havoc on Grossmont's offensive sets, with missed shots and turnovers turning into points at the other end. A dominant performance saw ELAC nearly double up the Griffins 77-39, setting up another shot at Palomar College tomorrow, the lone team the Huskies has lost to so far this season.

Pack Sends Six to CCCAA State Championships
Pack Sends Six to CCCAA State Championships

December 04, 2021

Shorthanded but undeterred, East LA Wrestling not only finished fourth in the SoCal Regional Championships but qualified six wrestlers to compete for the State title in their respective weight classes.

Hard-Fought Beach Bowl Sees ELAC Come Up Short
Hard-Fought Beach Bowl Sees ELAC Come Up Short

November 27, 2021

A back-and-forth game saw the ELAC Huskies trail El Camino by only two at the end of the third quarter quarter. But the Warriors shut out the Huskies in the fourth quarter 13-0 to turn away East LA's bid to win their first bowl game as a National league member.

Huskies Earn Invite to Beach Bowl at El Camino
Huskies Earn Invite to Beach Bowl at El Camino

November 23, 2021

On the strength of a tough schedule and signature wins against some of the best teams in California, ELAC Football has accepted an invite to the 2021 Beach Bowl to face the Warriors of El Camino College.

Aguilar, Ramirez Finish 1st in Brawl at ELAC
Aguilar, Ramirez Finish 1st in Brawl at ELAC

November 20, 2021

Jose Aguilar & Hector Ramirez win their weight class brackets as ELAC places third overall in today's return of the Brawl at ELAC.