Right fielder has potential to become pro

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…

April 30, 2014
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Huskies one win from a conference title

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…

April 24, 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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Baseball team outfielder aims for center stage

  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…

April 17, 2014
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East Los Angeles College baseball drops out of first

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…

April 16, 2014
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‘Captain America’ sequel exceeds expectations

By Liliana Marquez  Directors Anthony and Joe Russo bring to life “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” starring Chris Evans who is supported by a great cast and plot, resulting in the best Marvel-comic based movie yet. In this occasion, Captain America battles a new threat, a Soviet agent known as The Winter Soldier. The film is full of intrigue, action and occasional laughs from beginning to end, while the plot…

April 9, 2014
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No. 7-ranked Huskies upset at home, 2-0

    By William Hernandez The East Los Angeles College men’s baseball team struggled at the plate last night against South Coast Conference rival Cerritos College losing, 2-0, but still ahead of the pack in the South Coast Conference. The Huskies are 8-2 and in first place in the SCC one game ahead of Cerritos and El Camino College (both 7-3), who are tied for second place. The Huskies play the second…

March 27, 2014
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Huskies win another series, nine out of 10 recent games

  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,…

March 26, 2014
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Huskies all in on 9-1 win

By Tadzio Garcia The No. 7-ranked East Los Angeles College baseball team slugged out a 9-1 South Coast Conference win over El Camino College Compton Center off of 13 hits, at Husky Baseball Field yesterday. The two teams play the rubber match of the series tomorrow at noon in the MLB Youth Academy baseball field at Compton. ELAC remains in first place in the SCC with a one-game lead over No. 15…

March 21, 2014
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Basketball guard is player of the year

    By Liliana Marquez   As the clock ticked off the final seconds,  East Los Angeles College guard Dioseline Lopez scored a crucial three-pointer that gave the women’s basketball team momentum. It was all or nothing.  The Huskies needed those points to tie the game and send it in overtime against the state’s No. 7-ranked Los Angeles Valley College. ELAC’s co-captain Lopez did not disappoint in the CCCAA second round…

March 19, 2014
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