Ex-ELAC soccer athlete follows dreams

By Liliana Marquez   Brian Hoist sat in East Los Angeles College’s Weingart Stadium stands and watched his former teammates prepare to face another challenge. He was set to play his last season for the men’s soccer team, but suddenly everything changed. Hoist, 20, who was born in Pasadena and raised in Alhambra, made one of the biggest decisions of his life when he decided to leave school and the…

October 3, 2012
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Huskies men’s soccer edged by Oxnard

By Liliana Marquez                                                              Saturday, Sept. 9 The men’s soccer team lost 4-3, to the No. 2-ranked team in the state, Oxnard College last Tuesday. Cory Valchis, Josh Vasquez, Tomas Cruz and Travis Bowen scored goals for the Condors. The Huskies goals were scored by Giovani Reyes, Salvador Medrano and had one of the Condor’s defenders. East Los Angeles College stands 1-1-1 overall. “We tasted victory, tie and now defeat. The…

September 9, 2012
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No. 9 Huskies vs. No. 1 Wolverines ends in draw

By Liliana Marquez September 2, 2012 The men’s soccer team tied the No. 1-ranked team in the state, San Bernardino Valley College, 1-1, at East Los Angeles College’s Weingart Stadium on Friday night. The teams tied for the third time in four years. As a result, ELAC dropped to No. 11 when the polls were released yesterday. San Bernardino remained top ranked. Despite dominating most of the game, the Huskies…

September 2, 2012
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ELAC soccer edged by the University of Redlands

By LILIANA MARQUEZ Returning players from the men’s soccer team faced the University of Redlands last Sunday during an exhibition game held at Weingart Stadium where the Redlands Bulldogs won 2-1. The scrimmage was intended to let the East Los Angeles College  coaches and returning players see how the team looks for the upcoming season. The lack of forwards for the Huskies is a problem that both Head Coach Eddie…

April 20, 2012
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