Huskies fall short of qualifying for playoffs

By Noe Ortega  Softball ended its season on the right foot, despite not qualifying for the playoffs. East Los Angeles College won their last three games of the season and placed third in the South Coast Conference-North. Sophomores Alexis Lazaro, Griselda Vasquez, Andrea Rocha and Maddie Roberts played their last season for ELAC softball. ELAC’s roster had a total of 14 freshmen that competed this season and hopefully will be…

May 3, 2017
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Softball returns to winning games

By Noe Ortega Softball is on a two-game winning streak after defeating Chaffey College and Los Angeles Valley College 7-3 and 4-1 on Thursday and Friday, while yesterday’s game was cancelled due to rain. The Huskies won their first conference game in South Coast Conference-North play against Chaffey on Thursday, making them 1-2 in the conference. “I’m really proud of the team. We bounced back after a couple tough games,…

March 22, 2017
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Softball team snaps three-game-losing streak

By Rogelio Alvarez The softball team ended a three game-losing streak after defeating Orange Coast College in nonconference play 5-2 on Monday at home. “We had some girls that hit well today. Pitching actually did a pretty great job today,” softball head coach Erika Blanco said. The win improved the Huskies overall record of 12-10, but are still 0-2 in Southern Coast Conference North play. The Huskies had a slow…

March 15, 2017
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Lack of swing prevents softball from victory

By Stephanie Guevara  The softball team recorded its third consecutive loss, 7-2, at home against Antelope Valley College last Wednesday. East Los Angeles College started strong in the first inning as starting sophomore pitcher Griselda Vazquez hit a solo home run. “Finally I hit it over. I’ve been working really hard for this and I’ve been putting extra work,” Vazquez said. The Huskies struggled to get hits off of AVC…

March 8, 2017
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East Los Angeles College building sports dynasty

  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 seven teams competing in the California Community College Athletic Association postseason including the swim and dive team and track and field men’s and women’s teams. “From top to bottom its probably been…

May 20, 2014
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Huskies win one title, on brink of another

By Tadzio Garcia East Los Angeles College won its first-ever South Coast Conference softball title while the Huskies baseball team is one game behind conference leading Cerritos College with two games left. The softball team, 29-9 overall, finished 18-3 in the final SCC standings. The Huskies closed out SCC play with 10 consecutive wins to surpass Mt. San Antonio College (32-8, 17-4) and tie Cerritos (30-10, 18-3) for the title….

April 24, 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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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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Softball wins in extra innings

By Douglas Gonzalez   East Los Angeles College pitcher Alashnee Medina of South Nevada High School led the Huskies to a 1-0 win at the Husky softball field yesterday. This however was no ordinary game. On a cold, gloomy, dusky day both teams were warming up, practicing batting, throwing and catching. There were many foul or fly balls, which two of them traveled to Floral Drive. Nobody expected the game to…

March 26, 2014
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