Softball ends season in Southern Regionals

  By William Hernandez California Community College Athletic Association State Pitcher of the Year Alashanee Medina of East Los Angeles College, was filled with emotion and disappointment, after she flied out to center field, which ended the 2014 softball season for the Huskies. “I have mixed emotions right now because we worked so hard to get here. We had to start from the bottom in my first year. I thought,…

May 6, 2014

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

Softball wins, forces mercy rule

By Damien Guzman The East Los Angeles College softball team dominated Long Beach City College on Tuesday at home, forcing the mercy rule to win 8-0. Both offense and defense came together for ELAC’s win which was stopped by the umpires in the fifth inning. The game was cut short because the umpires agreed that the score was out of hand and LBCC was too far away for a comeback….

April 4, 2014

Huskies shut out Cerritos College, 1-0

By Damien Guzman The East Los Angeles College softball team pulled out a close win over Cerritos College on Thursday using good pitching and defense. The Huskies improved their record to 5-3 overall, 3-1 in the South Coast Conference. ELAC handed Cerritos (5-4, 3-0) their first conference loss in the defensive battle. Huskies pitcher Alashnee Medina was dominant striking out eight Cerritos batters in the game. Medina started the game…

February 22, 2014