East Los Angeles College softball team sweeps win

By George Maldonado The East Los Angeles College softball team upsets No.7 ranked Cerritos College to earn their fifth win in the South Coast Conference on March 12. In the top of the fifth inning Cerritos gained momentum by scoring its first run of the game 2-1. However, the inning ended just after because of an illegal timeout used by Cerritos Head Coach Kodee Murray. Head coach Murray was displeased…

March 14, 2015
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Softball opens with 13-10 loss

February 6, 2015

By Tadzio Garcia The defending South Coast Conference champion East Lost Angeles College softball team kicked off the 2015 season with a 13-10 loss against Riverside City College Friday, Jan. 30. Gone for the Huskies is the 2014 California Community Colleges Athletic Association Pitcher of the Year, Alashanee Medina, and catcher, Valerie Aguilar, who was named to the 2014 Southern California First Team. Riverside returned center fielder Michelle Paul who…

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Softball ends season in Southern Regionals

May 6, 2014

  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,…

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Softball pitcher moving to the next level

April 23, 2014

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…

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Softball wins in extra innings

By Douglas Gonzalez   East Los Angeles College pitcher Alashnee Medina of South Nevada High School led the Huskies to a 1-0 win at the Husky softball field yesterday. This however was no ordinary game. On a cold, gloomy, dusky day both teams were warming up, practicing batting, throwing and catching. There were many foul or fly balls, which two of them traveled to Floral Drive. Nobody expected the game to…

March 26, 2014
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ELAC softball win streak at two games

By Edgar Lopez Huskies softball out-batted Pasadena City College, for an 11-6 victory at home last Tuesday improving their conference record to 6-7 and 11-17 overall. Coach Erika Blanco said it’s good to be able to build on the last game’s win and to establish consistency. “Winning is contagious,” Blanco said. The Huskies racked up points in the bottom half of the fourth inning, scoring five runs on five hits,…

April 9, 2012
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Husky softball breaks losing streak

  By Edgar Lopez   The Husky softball team broke a two-game losing streak last Thursday with a win against the El Camino College Compton Center Tartars, 11-2, taking the team’s overall record to 10-17 overall and 5-8 in South Coast Conference play. Coach Erika Blanco said it felt good to come back from the losses and that the game allowed them to work on key components of their game. In…

April 1, 2012
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