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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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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Huskies win one title, on brink of another

April 24, 2014

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….

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Baseball team outfielder aims for center stage

April 17, 2014

  By Liliana Marquez Considered one of the leading sports in the country, baseball has been around for more than two centuries and for Kevin Amezquita it became part of his life since the day he was born. His father Luis Amezquita said that Kevin Amezquita spent most of his childhood on a baseball field. “He never said ‘no’ to a baseball game and was always willing to practice and…

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Huskies set foot on renovated baseball field

April 24, 2013

  By Carlos Alvarez   After 32 consecutive road games this season, the baseball team finally played at home on the newly renovated Husky Park, defeating Los Angeles Harbor College 6-4 last Saturday. Head Coach James Hines said,”The baseball field is not fully completed but is in good playing condition. The field is now labeled as significantly completed. We are glad to have a field to call home. “It’s hard…

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