ELAC baseball player pitches for greatness

By Liliana Marquez Every time starting pitcher of East Los Angeles College Roman Davalos throws the ball to home plate, his wrist shows off a tattoo with the letters RDD, next to a tattoo of a Dallas Cowboys star. Those letters are the initials of his late grandfather, Roman D. Davalos, who passed away almost four years ago. The star represents Roman Davalos and his grandfather’s favorite football team. “Every…

May 21, 2014
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Huskies ousted from baseball playoffs

By Carlos Alvarez For the fourth consecutive season the East Los Angeles College baseball team failed to move past the first round of the Southern Regional playoffs. “It’s tough to advance in the playoffs. You don’t have anybody that’s chopped liver. We (have to) figure out how to get over the hump,” ELAC Head Coach James Hines said. The No.15th-seeded Huskies did not continue their come from behind magic, losing…

May 6, 2014
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Huskies baseball rallies twice, earns playoff win

By Carlos Alvarez Down two runs twice, the baseball team rallied to avoid a playoff upset loss at home in a single elimination game defeating College of the Canyons, 6-5. They overcame their defensive struggles and came up with clutch hitting with runners in scoring position. With the home crowd screaming on No. 15-seeded East Los Angeles College baseball team, Husky starting pitcher Shawn Kennedy, who pitched in relief kept…

May 1, 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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No. 4-ranked Huskies edge No. 19 Cerritos College

  By Luis Vasquez   The East Los Angeles College baseball team escaped with a narrow 3-2 win against South Coast Conference rival Cerritos College at Kincaid Field yesterday. The Huskies are 18-7 overall and hold a 9-2 record in the SCC. They have a two game lead over second place El Camino College (16-8, 8-3), and lead third place Cerritos College (13-9, 6-3) by three games. ELAC and Cerritos will play the…

March 28, 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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Huskies baseball-nine wins 15-1

By William Hernandez The No. 9-ranked East Los Angeles College baseball team opened South Coast Conference play on Tuesday as they hammered reeling Pasadena City College, who has a five-game losing streak. ELAC’s Shawn Kennedy will take the mound tomorrow in the second game of the three-game series at 2 p.m. on the Jackie Robinson Memorial Field at Brookside Park in Pasadena. ELAC SCC Pitcher-of-the-Week Jose Amezquita, will start in Saturday’s series finale at…

March 6, 2014
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Huskies baseball wins battle of ranked teams

By Cortez Cruz Serrato   With excellent pitching and timely hitting, No. 11-ranked East Los Angeles College shutout No. 19-ranked Los Angeles Pierce College Thursday night at Husky Park. The Huskies improved their record to 8-5 overall while Pierce dropped to 7-5-1. South Coast Conference play begins next week. ELAC will host Pasadena City College on Tuesday at 6 p.m. ELAC starting sophomore pitcher Shawn Kennedy threw a masterful six…

March 1, 2014
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