Sports Briefs

Baseball preview Baseball looks to regroup after finishing  16-24 last season. Many of the teamís players are returning students. Its looking for a strong start at the  College of Desert tournament on January 26 at 2 p.m.   Softball preview The sophomore-filled softball team will see its first action on January 30 as it looks to perform a repeat of last yearís victory away against  L.A. Mission College at 2:30…

December 13, 2017
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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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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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Playoffs threatened after three-game losing streak

By Dan Gudino  Baseball was swept in a three game series against Mount San Antonio College ending in the worst loss of the season, 15-6, on Saturday at home. “I seriously don’t know what our players minds are going through. Who knows what they’re thinking. I couldn’t tell you if they’ve quit on the season, but it’s up to them. We as coaches won’t,” Hines said. The three game losing…

April 12, 2017
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Baseball takes two of three against Rio Hondo

By Dan Gudino Two costly errors gave East Los Angeles College baseball a 4-2 loss at home, in the series finale against Rio Hondo College on Saturday. “We missed an opportunity for a sweep. I feel we got too comfortable with our two wins against them (Rio Hondo) and it showed with our fielding today. We need to get dialed in and focus on playing clean baseball against Chaffey (College,…

March 26, 2017
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Dodger fan thanks Vin Scully

September 29, 2016

By Dan Gudino  After 67 years as the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Vincent Edward “Vin” Scully gave his final home performance at Dodger Stadium Sunday afternoon. Scully referred to us as friends and not fans. His gratefulness and humbleness refused to use the word fan because it stems from the word fanatic. Instead he always made sure we were having, “A pleasant good evening, to wherever you may…

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Hard fought spring season

By Dan Gudino  As finals approach for students, student-athletes finish their spring season with the ups and downs only sports can bring. East Los Angeles College, during the spring semester, has six different sports to cheer for. Softball, baseball, men’s and women’s track and field, badminton and women’s swim and dive. The current on-going season of track and field, for both men and women, has brought the most success. Sophomore…

May 11, 2016
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Baseball goes 2-1 in playoff chase

By Diego Linares and Dan Gudino The baseball team went 2-1 over the weekend when they faced El Camino Compton Center on Thursday and Saturday, and Pasadena City College yesterday in an attempt to reach the playoffs. East Los Angeles College currently has an overall record of 15-18, but is chasing El Camino College for third place in the South Coast Conference. ELAC is 7-3 in its last 10 games…

April 27, 2016
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Sports Briefs: March 23 – 30, 2016

By Dan Gudino Swimming and Diving The Swim and Dive team won 10 of 15 events at the three way meet at Los Angeles Trade Tech College, against LATT and El Camino College. As a team East Los Angeles College won the 200 Meter Medley by  53 seconds. It also won the 400m Freestyle Relay by 38 seconds. ELAC freshman Yixue Wang was best suited for short distance races, like…

March 30, 2016
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Baseball splits last two

By Rogelio Alvarez  The baseball team picked up a 3-1 victory against Los Angeles Harbor College on March 17, ending a three-game losing streak. East Los Angeles College sophomore pitcher George Alamillo pitched a complete game. “I felt pretty good going into the game. I was there mentally, but not really there physically because I have a sore shoulder. “I was able to power through the game.” Alamillo said. Alamillo…

March 23, 2016
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