Sweep puts baseball in playoff position

April 11, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College baseball swept Rio Hondo College in a three-game series after a 9-3 win away on Saturday. The Huskies won both away games, first with a 6-4 win last Tuesday and again on Saturday to complete the sweep against Rio. ELAC won its home game on Thursday to win the second game of the series against Rio after a close 4-3 win. ELAC and…


Extra innings end win streak

March 27, 2018

By Jerry Flores  After 10 innings, Huskies baseball lost another South Coast Conference-North game at home against Los Angeles Harbor College 4-3 In the top of the tenth inning, with a player on third base, Harbor sophomore designated hitter David Ramirez smashed the ball to centerfield where freshman outfielder Eddie Zavala, who stole third base, scored the winning run for Harbor. “We stayed in the system we have planned against…


Baseball wins its first conference game

March 14, 2018

By Jerry Flores The Huskies won their first South Coast Conference-North game at home against Long Beach City College last Thursday with a final score of 5-4. In the bottom of the ninth inning, with a player on second base, East Los Angeles College won the game after sophomore outfielder Damian Lomeli smashed a hit to left field, allowing sophomore outfielder Elias Maldonado to reach home plate. Maldonado finished the…


Baseball suffers conference losses

March 7, 2018

By Noe Ortega Baseball lost its first conference game at home against Cerritos College on Thursday,7-5. The Huskies were winning for the majority of the game but a strong eighth inning from Cerritos was enough to hand East Los Angeles College its first loss in the South Coast Conference-North play. “We made bad pitches on the mount. We also made some good pitches that they found a way to put…


Error after error causes another baseball defeat

February 28, 2018

By Gustavo Buenrostro East Los Angeles College baseball continues to suffer from  errors in its second consecutive loss against Santa Ana College with a score of 8-3 last Friday. ELAC head coach James Hines said that little-to-no errors in games was something the team could take pride in. However, these past games the team has been suffering from more errors than usual. “What is really frustrating is that these are…


Pitching woes lead to baseball’s second straight loss

By Jerry Flores The baseball team lost their second consecutive game against Riverside City College on Saturday. The final score was 2-5. During the 4th inning, the Huskies allowed the first run by the Tiger’s freshman outfielder Joseph Hodapp, who automatically won first base because of poor pitching by East Los Angeles College’s freshman pitcher Paul Kosanovich. Losing by a run, the Huskies were able to tie the game in…

February 14, 2018

Sports Briefs

Baseball preview Baseball looks to regroup after finishing  16-24 last season. Many of the teamís players are returning students. Its looking for a strong start at the  College of Desert tournament on January 26 at 2 p.m.   Softball preview The sophomore-filled softball team will see its first action on January 30 as it looks to perform a repeat of last yearís victory away against  L.A. Mission College at 2:30…

December 13, 2017

Losing streak ends baseball’s playoff hopes

By Dan Gudino Baseball was eliminated from playoff contention after it was swept in a three-game series by Pasadena City College, finishing at Brookside Park’s Jackie Robinson Memorial Field on Saturday in a 5-0 loss. East Los Angeles College is now on a six-game losing streak and it marks the fourth time this season the Huskies have been swept in a series. “I come out here feeling good everyday. I…

April 26, 2017

Baseball strays from playoff hopes

By Tiana Hunter Baseball faced a tough loss to Santa Ana College on Friday, 11-5. East Los Angeles College’s pitching was a major problem after the third inning and one of the reasons they lost. Pitching started out with freshman Adrian Cardenas, but they would go through six pitchers in this game. “The arm felt good coming off extra days rest, but I started missing my locations a little bit,…

April 19, 2017

Playoffs threatened after three-game losing streak

By Dan Gudino  Baseball was swept in a three game series against Mount San Antonio College ending in the worst loss of the season, 15-6, on Saturday at home. “I seriously don’t know what our players minds are going through. Who knows what they’re thinking. I couldn’t tell you if they’ve quit on the season, but it’s up to them. We as coaches won’t,” Hines said. The three game losing…

April 12, 2017