Siblings passion grows from within the diamond

By Carlos Alvarez East Los Angeles College siblings Valerie and Michael Aguilar grew up playing baseball, but their relationship has made the game their passion. ELAC softball catcher Valerie and third baseman Michael Aguilar began to play baseball together at a young age with the guidance of their father. “Our dad would take us to the park to throw the ball around. He just wanted us to be active and…

May 7, 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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Softball team strikes out of playoffs

  By Russell Zazueta It wasn’t meant to be for East Los Angeles College starting pitcher Alashanee Medina and the ELAC softball team after Saddleback College ended their 2014 season this past Sunday with 4-3 loss. The Huskies were eliminated in the first round of the California Community College Athletic Association Southern Regional playoffs. ELAC ended their season with a 29-11 overall record, earning a share of the South Coast…

May 4, 2014
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Softball pitcher moving to the next level

By Damien Guzman and Carlos Alvarez East Los Angeles College starting pitcher Alashanee Medina is true to her Native American heritage as her first name means “she plays all the time,” fitting perfect with her constant work on the mound. Medina was active in multiple sports but when she began playing softball at the age of 9 she became passionate about the sport. “I knew early that she would be…

April 23, 2014
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No. 10-ranked Citrus College upsets No. 9 Huskies

By Damien Guzman The East Los Angeles College softball team lost an upset non-conference home game Friday, 4-2, against Citrus College in extra innings. ELAC is 24-8 overall and remains 13-3 in South Coast Conference play. Citrus (20-10, 11-2) has a four-game winning streak. The Huskies next game is on Tuesday. They face Mt. San Antonio College, whom is currently tied for second place with ELAC in South Coast Conference…

April 7, 2014
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Softball wins, forces mercy rule

By Damien Guzman The East Los Angeles College softball team dominated Long Beach City College on Tuesday at home, forcing the mercy rule to win 8-0. Both offense and defense came together for ELAC’s win which was stopped by the umpires in the fifth inning. The game was cut short because the umpires agreed that the score was out of hand and LBCC was too far away for a comeback….

April 4, 2014
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East Los Angeles softball team edges Lancers, 2-0

By Christopher Gonzalez The Huskies improved to 19-6 overall and 11-3 in the South Coast Conference after a 2-0 win over the Pasadena City College who fell to 11-19, 3-11 on the season. As a result, ELAC is tied for second place in the SCC with Mt. San Antonio College (24-4, 11-3). Both teams are two games behind No. 11-ranked Cerritos College (20-7, 13-1). ELAC is No. 9-ranked in the…

March 29, 2014
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