Baseball stumbles in extra innings

By Rogelio Alvarez  Baseball lost 3-4 to South Coast Conference rivals El Camino College last Saturday at home after a series of errors in extra innings. “Other than our pitchers pitching well again like we’ve done all year, there’s  zero positives. We struck out 16 times. We made four or five errors. There’s zero positives in that,” East Los Angeles College head coach James Hines said. The Huskies are now…

March 23, 2016
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Baseball eliminated from playoff contention

By Carlos Alvarez  With this loss, 4-1 against Los Angeles Harbor College on April 18, Huskies are eliminated from playoff contention. “We have been consistently bad all season long. This loss was no different,” ELAC Head Coach James Hines said. With the loss, the Huskies overall record falls to 12-21, 6-12 in the South Coast Conference. Harbor’s record moves to 17-16, 7-11 in SCC play. For the first time since…

April 27, 2015
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Baseball team fall short against El Camino

By Julianne Obregon The East Los Angeles College baseball team suffered a 10-4 loss in its last home game against El Camino College April 23 in a South Coast Conference game. The Huskies did not generate runs with runners in a scoring position. “We didn’t take advantage of our scoring opportunities,” ELAC assistant coach Phillip Valdez said. For sophomore pitcher Gabriel Ramos, this game was his last home game for…

April 24, 2015
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Baseball achieves first conference win

By George Alvarez The Husky baseball team earned its first South Coast Conference win defeating El Camino College Compton Center 10-3 on March 7. It took a team effort for the Huskies to earn this win. The team fought off pitches, had aggressive base running and used fundamental techniques to move over in order to score base runners. There were five players that had one or more Runs batted in….

March 12, 2015
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Baseball loses conference opener

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College baseball team kicked off South Coast Conference play with a 2-1 home loss to El Camino College Compton Center on March 3. “We came away with the win, but it wasn’t easy. ELAC has a great program, they always play us hard. In close games you have to have strong pitching and defense and we had both today,” Compton Head Coach Shannon…

March 5, 2015
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Baseball team gains winning streak heading into conference

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College baseball team defeated Glendale Community College in walk-off fashion, 2-1, in extra innings (10th inning) on Feb. 24. With runners in scoring position, ELAC’s sophomore center fielder Kevin Amezquita hit a routine ground ball to second that was thrown away. The errant throw scored the winning run from third that set off a celebration on the field. Amezquita was 2-for-4 with two…

March 2, 2015
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East Los Angeles College sports finds success in spring

May 21, 2014

By William Hernandez It has been awhile since the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department has accomplished as much all-around success as they have in 2014. When the regular season concluded for spring sports last month, ELAC had four teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. “From top to bottom its probably been the most successful season we have ever had since I have been associated with…

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Baseball team outfielder aims for center stage

April 17, 2014

  By Liliana Marquez Considered one of the leading sports in the country, baseball has been around for more than two centuries and for Kevin Amezquita it became part of his life since the day he was born. His father Luis Amezquita said that Kevin Amezquita spent most of his childhood on a baseball field. “He never said ‘no’ to a baseball game and was always willing to practice and…

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No. 7-ranked Huskies upset at home, 2-0

March 27, 2014

    By William Hernandez The East Los Angeles College men’s baseball team struggled at the plate last night against South Coast Conference rival Cerritos College losing, 2-0, but still ahead of the pack in the South Coast Conference. The Huskies are 8-2 and in first place in the SCC one game ahead of Cerritos and El Camino College (both 7-3), who are tied for second place. The Huskies play the second…

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No. 21 Huskies open regular season play with upset loss

By William Hernandez Hosting their first regular season opener at East Los Angeles College since 2009, the Husky baseball team lost a one run battle Tuesday afternoon, 3-2. ELAC is ranked No. 21 in the Junior College Pacific Association’s Division Pre-Season Poll.  ELAC needed three outs to cement their first victory of the young 2014 season against  non-conference opponent College of the Canyons. Husky relief pitcher Daniel Moriel took the…

January 30, 2014
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