Men’s soccer fails to score equilizer in away game

September 29, 2016

By Diego Linares  Men’s soccer lost 2-1 in a matchup where they controlled possession of the ball at Chaffey College yesterday. East Los Angeles College started the game intent on scoring goals. The offensive attack was effective in penetrating the opposing team’s defense, but was unable to come up with a score. “There were three goals we could’ve had there. It could’ve been 3-0. I think we played well at…


International soccer players aim for their goals

By Ivan Cazares Success both on and off the field is essential to three international student  athletes. Sambo Dama, Andres Martinez, Manuel Avendano and Agustin Barros will represent East Los Angeles College on the soccer field this season. Martinez, Avendano and Barror are from Chile. Dama comes to us from Benin. “The priority is that they are students first and athletes second. Their parents’ primary concern isn’t them playing soccer….

September 14, 2016

Men’s soccer wins opening conference game

By Rogelio Alvarez The Huskies (4-1-3, 1-0) defeated Los Angeles Harbor College (2-5-1, 0-1), 2-0, in the South Coast Conference opening game last Tuesday. Freshman forward Valetin Mercado scored a brace in an impressive offensive display from the Huskies. After a dominating opening 20 minutes from ELAC, sophomore Albert Chamagua’s shot on goal was blocked by LAHC goalkeeper, Brian Hernandez. The rebounded shot landed in Mercado’s path for an easy…

October 2, 2015

Men’s soccer scores another draw

September 20, 2012

By Liliana Marquez   Two goals for both teams each, lit up an encounter between the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team and Fullerton College which ended even thanks to a Husky rally culminating with an Adolfo Larios goal in the 68th minute, last Friday at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies settled for their third draw and stand 1-1-3, overall. The winless Fullerton Hornets are 0-2-1 overall. ELAC underestimated Fullerton,who proved…


Men’s soccer records second shutout

By Liliana Marquez Sept. 21, 2012   The Huskies finally won their first home game of the season, 5-0, over Victor Valley College last Tuesday at East Los Angeles College’s Weingart Stadium to improve to 2-1-3 overall. As a result, the Huskies are ranked 37th statewide with scoring 20 goals and allowing eight against. The Rams left with an overall record of 1-4 and a No. 35-ranking. ELAC’s Omar Garcia…

September 19, 2012

East LA College Scoreboard, Week 3

By Tadzio Garcia   ELAC Football 58, West L.A. 55 The cardiac kids won a second-straight heart stopper as the Huskies escaped with a 58-55 win yesterday at West Los Angeles College. It was the 10th consecutive victory for the Huskies. The see-saw battle produced 10 lead changes and three ties. ELAC scored a touchdown with 1:23 left, off a Preston Oliver 6-yard run, to lead 58-55. However, West L.A….

September 16, 2012

Women’s soccer non-conference roundup

September 7, 2012

  By Erik Luna Despite their 3-2 victory against Santa Ana College on Wednesday, the East Los Angeles College women’s soccer team suffered a 3-1 home loss against San Bernardino Valley College today. ELAC, the No. 24-ranked team in the state, stands 2-2-1 overall; No. 26 SBVC improves to 2-1-1. “We just came out flat in the second half of the game,” Head Coach Tessa Troglia said about the team.


Soccer player receives scholarship

By Liliana Marquez Kevin Gomez never expected that soccer would give him another opportunity to start over after receiving a scholarship into Kansas Wesleyan University. Gomez was offered a full scholarship to KWU after finishing two years playing for the Huskies soccer team as a forward. Gomez, 20, was born in Bellflower and lived in Michoacan, Mexico for 13 years. While living in Mexico, he had to work and go to school…

April 18, 2012

Men’s soccer scores tough loss

  By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team finished their preparation for the next conference matches with a defeat at Weingart Stadium last Friday versus the Oxnard College Condors. The final score was 2-1 favoring the away team. The Huskies played a very complicated match without Head Coach Eddie Flores. In seven non-conference games, the Huskies have won five and loss two.  In those games, they have scored a total…

September 28, 2011