Men’s soccer ends season in loss

November 17, 2016

By Stephanie Guevara Men’s soccer ended its season with a bitter 6-1 loss on the road to Mt. San Antonio College on Friday. East Los Angeles College’s only goal was scored in the 65th minute by sophomore winger Luis Alvarado. “It’s difficult to say that our season wasn’t great, but overall we tried our best and maybe our best wasn’t enough. People out there know we tried. They know we…

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Men’s Soccer ends in tie despite changes

November 9, 2016

By Gustavo Buenrostro A change to the men’s soccer team dynamic came too late in the season as East Los Angeles College ended in a tie against Pasadena City College yesterday. While ELAC played well and was able to set up plays for shots on goal, the team could not execute to score. This is the problem that has been affecting the team all season. “We dominated the second half,…

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Women’s Soccer score equalizer in tie

November 9, 2016

By Dan Gudino Women’s soccer scored a tying goal in the second half to come out with a 1-1 draw at home against Pasadena City College yesterday. East Los Angeles College has struggled all year to finish games, tying or losing by a single score in 10 of their 20 games this season. Coming into the game against Pasadena, ELAC head coach Tessa Troglia said the Huskies were overconfident because…

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Football Wins championship in conference’s inaugural season

By Dan Gudino Football head coach Bobby Godinez was showered with the ceremonial Gatorade bucket after his team won the American Metro Conference championship, defeating Pasadena City College 63-17, Saturday night at Weingart Stadium. “It feels awesome. It’s a tribute to the players, (coaching) staff, to (athletic director) Al Cone, to everybody who was a part of this. It’s an awesome feeling,” East Los Angeles College Head Coach Godinez said….

November 9, 2016
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Four goals scored on women’s soccer in loss

By Jordan Elias  The women’s soccer team lost 4-0 against Chaffey College at home last Friday. All the goals were scored in the second half after the first half ended in a tie 0-0. East Los Angeles College had their third straight loss after this game. “Today’s game wasn’t one of our best, we played hard all first half and were tied 0-0 and in second half, once they scored…

November 3, 2016
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Men’s soccer ends in tie after defensive lapse

November 3, 2016

By Stephanie Guevara  Two non-calls in key situations resulted in a lapse in the men’s soccer defense leading to a 3-3 draw against Chaffey College at home on Friday. For the first Chaffey goal, East Los Angeles College was caught arguing with the referee on whether the play was offside or not, instead of stopping forward Johnathan Umana from scoring.   The Huskies have consistently lost or tied games in…

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Football sets scoring record in 70-26 win

By Dan Gudino Facing the No. 1 offense in the state, the football team erupted for a school record 70-26 win on Saturday at West Los Angeles College. The previous school record for most points in a game was in 1950 against Los Angeles Valley College, 61-19. It also marked a school record for the largest margin of victory, winning by 44 points. During its week off, East Los Angeles…

November 3, 2016
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Frustration builds as women’s soccer loses

By Jordan Elias Women’s soccer lost 1-0 against Los Angeles Harbor College at home last Friday, after failing to score on many situations. “I’m frustrated about this game. That was the first time that they win. I think that we went down to their playing level and this is the reason why we lost today,” sophomore midfielder Stephanie Rojas said. East Los Angeles College had not lost in its last…

October 26, 2016
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Men’s soccer comes up short in rivalry game

By Juile Santiago  Men’s soccer lost 2-1 in the last minutes of a home game against Los Angeles Harbor College last Friday. In the first half of the game, there wasn’t much action as both teams remained scoreless. Harbor forward Jose Cuevas opened the score in the 73rd minute of the game on a pass from midfielder Bryan Rodriguez. “Being from the same district, there is an intense rivalry. Well…

October 26, 2016
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Season analysis: Football kicks off winning tradition in new conference

By Dan Gudino  The football team’s bye-week came at the perfect time to heal injuries and prepare itself for this Saturday’s clash against West Los Angeles College for the American Metro Conference title. Since the scrimmage game in late August, it’s been eight straight weeks of ups and downs. East Los Angeles College finds itself in unfamiliar territory with a winning record (5-2) and its destiny in its own hands….

October 26, 2016
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