Losing streak ends baseball’s playoff hopes

April 26, 2017

By Dan Gudino Baseball was eliminated from playoff contention after it was swept in a three-game series by Pasadena City College, finishing at Brookside Park’s Jackie Robinson Memorial Field on Saturday in a 5-0 loss. East Los Angeles College is now on a six-game losing streak and it marks the fourth time this season the Huskies have been swept in a series. “I come out here feeling good everyday. I…

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Softball ends eight-game losing streak

April 26, 2017

By Noe Ortega The Huskies ended its season 18-22 overall and 3-9 in the South Coast Conference-North. Yesterday East Los Angeles College defeated Chaffey College 6-5 in a back-and-forth game to break an eight-game losing streak last Thursday. In the bottom of the seventh inning, ELAC was tied 5-5 and had a player on first and second base when freshman right-fielder, Destiny Avena, slammed the ball towards center-field to bring…

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Badminton loses third match of season to rival

April 19, 2017

By William McMahan East Los Angeles College badminton team lost 20-1 and falls to 5-3 overall with a tough road loss to Pasadena City College at PCC. ELAC is in second place behind PCC, but it seems like they can’t defeat them. All three of ELAC’s losses have come from PCC this year, with scores of 20-1, 19-2, and 20-1,“ PCC has one of the best teams I’ve ever seen…

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Baseball strays from playoff hopes

April 19, 2017

By Tiana Hunter Baseball faced a tough loss to Santa Ana College on Friday, 11-5. East Los Angeles College’s pitching was a major problem after the third inning and one of the reasons they lost. Pitching started out with freshman Adrian Cardenas, but they would go through six pitchers in this game. “The arm felt good coming off extra days rest, but I started missing my locations a little bit,…

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Football assists LAPD for good cause

April 12, 2017

By Dan Gudino East Los Angeles College football and the Los Angeles Police Department’s football team, the Centurions have paired up to host three games this spring at Weingart Stadium. The contributions from the game will go to the Blind Children’s Center as part of the National Public Safety Football League. During spring, football is non-contact, practices usually consists of weight training and footwork drills. It’s a classroom setting for…

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Softball returns to winning games

By Noe Ortega Softball is on a two-game winning streak after defeating Chaffey College and Los Angeles Valley College 7-3 and 4-1 on Thursday and Friday, while yesterday’s game was cancelled due to rain. The Huskies won their first conference game in South Coast Conference-North play against Chaffey on Thursday, making them 1-2 in the conference. “I’m really proud of the team. We bounced back after a couple tough games,…

March 22, 2017
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Baseball averts loss with final play

March 22, 2017

By Tiana Hunter and Dan Gudino Baseball bounced back with a walk-off win at home yesterday over Rio Hondo College, 6-5. El Camino defeated the Huskies 11-3 and 5-0 on Thursday and Saturday. In the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded, sophomore right fielder Kyle Francis reached for a pitch outside the strike zone and hit a sacrifice fly ball to right field, scoring sophomore center fielder Morgan…

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Softball team snaps three-game-losing streak

March 15, 2017

By Rogelio Alvarez The softball team ended a three game-losing streak after defeating Orange Coast College in nonconference play 5-2 on Monday at home. “We had some girls that hit well today. Pitching actually did a pretty great job today,” softball head coach Erika Blanco said. The win improved the Huskies overall record of 12-10, but are still 0-2 in Southern Coast Conference North play. The Huskies had a slow…

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Women’s basketball upset by No. 8 Siskiyous

By Dan Gudino Women’s basketball seeded No.2 was upset by No. 8 seed College of Siskiyous at Las Positas College, 93-81 last Friday. Sophomore Katrina Reeves led all Huskies with 23 points, eight rebounds and two steals. Sophomore Tiffani Martinez scored 22 points and five rebounds. Martinez went quiet for the second half because she scored 14 of her 22 points in the first half. Martinez led in the SCC-North…

March 15, 2017
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Men’s basketball season ends

March 9, 2017

By Dan Gudino Men’s basketball ended its season today with a 90-76 loss to Feather River College in the California Community College Athletic Association state playoffs, held at Las Positas College. East Los Angeles College sophomore forward Roderick Williams played his last game as a Husky scoring 20 points and had seven rebounds. Williams will now transfer to the University of Texas at El Paso. ELAC was too small at…

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