Husky first baseman follows, leads by example

By Carlos Alvarez Estevez improved on his second season as the starting first baseman in all offensive categories.  “From his first season to this one, he has improved in every aspect of his game,” Head Coach James Hines said. “I have hit more home runs this year, but I have also been a consistent hitter this season,” Estevez said.  Estevez has a .321 batting average with four home runs, 10…

May 2, 2012
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Huskies take series win against Vikings

By Alfonso Rivera and Carlos Alvarez Baseball team takes series win defeating Long Beach City College two out of three games last week. With a chance to sweep their conference rivals, Huskies lost, 2-1, in a great  pitching duel Saturday, March 24. The Husky record stands at 11-10, 6-2 in South Coast Conference play. They are in a three way tie for second place with Compton and Long Beach. “You…

April 12, 2012
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Baseball team earns team victory

 By Carlos Alvarez The Husky baseball team defeated Pasadena City College 13-3, with strong pitching and potent offense in the final game of the three-game series. After losing the second game of the series, 9-10, on a walk-off two- run hit by Lancers sophomore Sean Stone, the Huskies took control of the third game early. ”We have a great team so we are expected to bounce back the way we did,”…

March 28, 2012
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Former baseball player slides home

By Carlos Alvarez Head varsity baseball coach at Roosevelt High School and former East Los Angeles College baseball standout Ramon Ruiz continues to share his experience of what it takes to make it to the major leagues. “I have always taken pride in the community and try to give back anyway I can.  It’s an honor to coach at my high school alma mater,” Ruiz said. Upon graduating from Roosevelt…

March 21, 2012
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Husky baseball defeats Warriors

By J.C. Casarez After starting the season of conference play with a loss, the baseball team defeated El Camino College Thursday afternoon with a final score of 4-1. The Huskies traveled to Warrior Field in Torrance for the second game of this three game series. The Huskies scored early in the game, taking a two-run lead in the third inning. They scored off four hits in that inning. They added to that total…

March 14, 2012
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Husky baseball revives after losing streak

By Carlos Alvarez A victory against the Los Angeles Valley College Monarchs put an end to a three-game losing streak on Saturday with a score of 6-4 at the Monarchs’ stadium. With an unusually big crowd of more than 100 spectators during a Saturday afternoon game, the Husky offense came out swinging the bats. During the game against No. 6-ranked Glendale last Friday, the Husky offense struggled to make plays…

February 13, 2012
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Huskies lose despite pitching

By Carlos Alvarez Unable to back up a strong pitching performance from sophomore Juan Vera, the Husky baseball team lost to the Cougars of College of the Canyons by a score of 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon. Four games into the season, the Huskies, ranked No. 16 in the SoCal California Community College baseball poll, have split two, three games against ranked opponents. The Huskies opened the season beating No. 9-ranked…

February 11, 2012
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ELAC baseball strikes out with field

By Carlos Alvarez Faced with uncertainty of when the construction of a new field will begin, anticipation for a new home baseball field has become a frustrating situation. “It’s a mess. Time is limited. We basically have to work around Cal State LA’s schedule. We play a game at seven in the afternoon and the kids get home at midnight. Then weights at six in the morning. It’s hard,” said…

November 23, 2011
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