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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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