Huskies baseball rallies twice, earns playoff win

May 1, 2014

By Carlos Alvarez Down two runs twice, the baseball team rallied to avoid a playoff upset loss at home in a single elimination game defeating College of the Canyons, 6-5. They overcame their defensive struggles and came up with clutch hitting with runners in scoring position. With the home crowd screaming on No. 15-seeded East Los Angeles College baseball team, Husky starting pitcher Shawn Kennedy, who pitched in relief kept…

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Right fielder has potential to become pro

April 30, 2014

By Liliana Marquez The end of the game approached at Husky Park as Zachary Ashford scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to get East Los Angeles College closer to a South Coast Conference title. The crowd cheered for him as his teammates congratulated him and patted him on the shoulders. Ashford, 20, is a sophomore right fielder for the ELAC baseball team. What most people don’t…

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East Los Angeles College baseball drops out of first

April 16, 2014

By Megan G. Razzetti The Huskies dropped out of a first-place tie with Cerritos College in the South Coast Conference after a 3-2 loss against Long Beach City College at home. For the first time this season, the Huskies lost two consecutive games. They ended their three-game series winning two against Long Beach. ELAC is 20-12 overall and 12-6 in SCC play and is tied for second place with LBCC…

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Huskies baseball bumped from first place

April 13, 2014

  By Megan G. Razzetti and Tadzio Garcia The East Los Angeles College baseball team is in new territory, second place in the South Conference Coast Conference after a 3-2 home loss to Long Beach City College yesterday. ELAC led or was tied for first place the SCC since play began March 4. Long Beach City College handed No. 4-ranked ELAC two consecutive losses including yesterday’s stunner at Husky Baseball…

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Huskies win another series, nine out of 10 recent games

March 26, 2014

  By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College baseball team clinched a three-game South Coast Conference series with a 7-1 victory against El Camino College Compton Center on Saturday at the MLB Youth Academy baseball field in Compton. With the win, the state’s No. 7-ranked Huskies clinched their third consecutive series win in SCC play. ELAC will begin a crucial three-game SCC series at home against Cerritos College (13-9,…

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High-motor basketball player puts education first

March 26, 2014

By Carlos Alvarez Men’s basketball starting forward Zachary “Zach” Hinton’s high-octane play has him thinking of leaving California and heading to Florida. “I haven’t made up my mind, but I know I’ll be playing hard somewhere. I have some family in Florida, but I’m looking at other schools,” Hinton said. With scholarship offers from Biola University and Jacksonville University in Florida, his goal is to continue to play at a…

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Huskies baseball wins battle of ranked teams

By Cortez Cruz Serrato   With excellent pitching and timely hitting, No. 11-ranked East Los Angeles College shutout No. 19-ranked Los Angeles Pierce College Thursday night at Husky Park. The Huskies improved their record to 8-5 overall while Pierce dropped to 7-5-1. South Coast Conference play begins next week. ELAC will host Pasadena City College on Tuesday at 6 p.m. ELAC starting sophomore pitcher Shawn Kennedy threw a masterful six…

March 1, 2014
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Baseball woes continue in 6-3 loss

By Carlos Alvarez The Huskies wasted a strong start by sophomore Elias Novelo losing 6-3, to Santa Barbara City College. Novelo pitched six strong innings allowing one earned run off of six hits while pitching in and out of trouble. “Novelo threw well. He should have gotten the W (win),” Head Coach James Hines said. The offense once again was nonexistent as they managed a total of eight hits for…

February 24, 2013
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Huskies baseball season open’s with loss

By Carlos Alvarez   In a rematch of last year’s Regional’s, the Huskies didn’t fare much better coming out on the losing side once again with a 3-2, season opening road loss to the Riverside City College Tigers Friday night. Sophomore pitcher Sergio Luna started for the Huskies who fought off some early control problems. Luna (0-1) took the loss while pitching 5 innings, allowing 3 runs on 2 hits…

February 2, 2013
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East Los Angeles College baseball season preview

By Carlos Alvarez   As the new baseball season gets on its way a new group of players take the field for the Huskies. “We lost a lot of key players from last year. We have three players returning from last year,” Head Coach James Hines said. Those three players that hope to lead the Huskies this year are sophomore outfielders Kyle Peralta, Andrew Gutierrez, and sophomore catcher Armando Lomeli….

February 1, 2013
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