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

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

No. 10-ranked Citrus College upsets No. 9 Huskies

By Damien Guzman The East Los Angeles College softball team lost an upset non-conference home game Friday, 4-2, against Citrus College in extra innings. ELAC is 24-8 overall and remains 13-3 in South Coast Conference play. Citrus (20-10, 11-2) has a four-game winning streak. The Huskies next game is on Tuesday. They face Mt. San Antonio College, whom is currently tied for second place with ELAC in South Coast Conference…

April 7, 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

ELAC softball loses rubber match

By Liliana Marquez The softball team suffered a conference defeat last Thursday against the Long Beach City College Vikings, a 12-0, mercy-rule five-inning loss. The Huskies host Los Angeles Valley College tomorrow at 3 p.m. The Monarchs enter the East Los Angeles softball stadium with an overall record of 10-9. The loss to Long Beach left the Huskies with a record of 8-14 overall and 3-5 in South Coast Conference play. The Huskies lost the…

March 15, 2012