Baseballs strenuous season comes to end

May 3, 2017

By Dan Gudino  After a long disappointing season, baseball concluded the 2017 season with a loss at home 4-2, to Cerritos College last Thursday. All season long, Huskies sophomore designated hitter Kyle Francis, performed at high levels and in the season finale he launched a towering homer run to the deepest part of center field in the fourth inning, tying the game at one. The ball would have traveled further,…

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Baseball strays from playoff hopes

April 19, 2017

By Tiana Hunter Baseball faced a tough loss to Santa Ana College on Friday, 11-5. East Los Angeles College’s pitching was a major problem after the third inning and one of the reasons they lost. Pitching started out with freshman Adrian Cardenas, but they would go through six pitchers in this game. “The arm felt good coming off extra days rest, but I started missing my locations a little bit,…

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Baseball takes two of three against Rio Hondo

By Dan Gudino Two costly errors gave East Los Angeles College baseball a 4-2 loss at home, in the series finale against Rio Hondo College on Saturday. “We missed an opportunity for a sweep. I feel we got too comfortable with our two wins against them (Rio Hondo) and it showed with our fielding today. We need to get dialed in and focus on playing clean baseball against Chaffey (College,…

March 26, 2017
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Baseball confronts setbacks v. Riverside City College

February 15, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro Baseball failed to score a run for the second consecutive day against Riverside City College, at home losing 6-0, Feb. 11. The day before East Los Angeles College lost at RCC 9-0. ELAC was not able to reach first base for the majority of the game, having two hits and striking out 12 times. The day before ELAC managed four hits. RCC’s sophomore pitcher Blake Tuthill had…

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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 first baseman improves game

May 16, 2014

    by Marco Palacios The baseball season finished at East Los Angeles College. Sophomore, Jonathan Larson, 21, concluded his career as a Husky. First basemen on the ELAC baseball team, Larson, like all of his teammates is  waiting for baseball Head Coach’s James Hines’ exit interview Larson feels confident in his performance this season. He has been a reliable player through out the 2013-2014 season, playing all 40 games…

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Huskies one win from a conference title

April 24, 2014

By Diego Linares The East Los Angeles College baseball team shutout Los Angeles Harbor College 12-0 in a key South Conference game with fine pitching and patience at the plate April 24 at Husky Park. ELAC plays at Harbor tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. A win will give the Huskies at least a share of the SCC title. ELAC’s starting pitcher Shawn Kennedy gave up five hits through seven innings of…

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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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