Eric Smith is an award-winning sports reporter for the Antelope Valley Press in Southern California, about a hour drive north of Los Angeles.
Eric is the beat writer for the Lancaster JetHawks, the Class A Advanced affiliate of Houston Astros. Eric has also covered multiple Stanley Cup playoffs games, the 2011 MLB All-Star Game and has extensive experience covering high school and junior college athletics.
A 2010 graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, Eric interned for four semesters at the Arizona Republic and also wrote for The State Press, ASU's student newspaper.
Eric was a 2010 scholarship recipient of the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation.
The latest info on the Lancaster JetHawks (the High-A affiliate of the Houston Astros) can be found under the Blog tab.
Eric is available for assignment and can be reached on Twitter at @Eric_L_Smith