Soccer player overcomes an athlete’s nightmare

By Liliana Marquez It all happened in a matter of seconds. In one moment, Carlos del Campo was in a face-to-face challenge with an attacker from the opposing soccer team, in the next, he fell to the ground in excruciating pain. He was doing what he loves the most and it wasn’t the first time he made that play. “I faked going in on him, so he (the attacker) backed…

November 20, 2013
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East LA College men’s soccer wins 2-1

By Erik Luna   The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer avenged last month’s 2-1 loss to Long Beach City College beating them 2-1 at home, last night in front of a vocal crowd. With the South Coast Conference win, the Huskies now stand 5-6-4 overall,  3-5 in SCC play. The Vikings dropped to 4-8-3 (2-3-3). Neither team is ranked however both are mathematically still in the hunt for a playoff berth. The first goal of the night came…

October 20, 2012
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ELAC men’s soccer loses 1-0 to Warriors

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team  sank in the South Coast Conference rankings after a 1-0 defeat at El Camino College last Friday at El Camino. ELAC didn’t capitalize on their many opportunities despite dominating most of the game, according to Head Coach Eddie Flores. Husky Ivann Salcedo had the first goal attempt for the Huskies in the 12th minute after receiving a pass from teammate Adolfo Larios. However,…

October 15, 2012
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Huskies end non-conference with tie

  By Liliana Marquez   The Huskies ended non-conference play with a 2-2 draw against Southwestern College last Friday at Weingart Stadium. Conference play begins this week against rivals that include four top-25 ranked teams in the state, including No. 18 Long Beach City College. The Huskies square off with Pasadena City College at home Friday at 6 p.m. ELAC begins SCC games with an overall record of 2-1-4, with two…

September 24, 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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