New football head coach eyes program improvement

February 25, 2015

By Liliana Marquez After two seasons of poor results, the football team’s new Head Coach Eric Marty seeks to create an elite program and a winning team for the Huskies. Marty, a native of Seattle, Washington, assumed his post as the new football head coach at the beginning of the year. This is the first time that the 29-year-old is appointed head coach, even though he has plenty of coaching…

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Artist returns to ELAC to display retrospective at VPAM

December 11, 2014

By Liliana Marquez During the summer of 1979 Arthur D. Avila, who was the East Los Angeles College president at the time, ordered the removal of a mural titled, “The Path to Knowledge and the False University” located at the west wall of Ingalls Auditorium. The mural, which upon its completion in 1975 became the largest mural ever painted in East Los Angeles, was created by artist Roberto Chavez. The…

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Coach sets example for men’s soccer team

December 10, 2014

By Liliana Marquez As the van started to move along the street, passengers’ silence reflected the outcome of the match. Ricardo Raygoza drove his players back to campus while he and one of them cried as the others sat quiet, reflecting on what happened that night. The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team qualified for the 2014 CCCAA Men’s Soccer SoCal Regional playoffs where they played the first round…

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Huskies’ men’s soccer begins new era

By Liliana Marquez The East Los Angeles College soccer team qualified for the 2014 California Community College Athletics Association SoCal Regional playoffs for the first time since 2011, a great ending to a thrilling season. The Huskies ended their season 8-9-5 overall, 5-6-3 in the South Coast Conference and advanced to playoffs along with five other SCC teams. ELAC finished its season with a 2-1 defeat in the first round of playoffs on…

December 10, 2014
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Men’s soccer clinches playoff spot

By Liliana Marquez After two consecutive seasons without advancing to playoffs, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team clinched a spot despite losing against Los Angeles Harbor College, 2-0, on Nov. 14 at Weingart Stadium. The Huskies ended the regular season ranked No. 10 in the South Region with a record of 8-8-5 overall and 5-6-3 in the South Coast Conference. ELAC will face Santiago Canyon College (13-4-3, 9-3-2)…

November 20, 2014
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Men’s soccer shocks No. 3 Mt. San Antonio College

By Liliana Marquez Cesar Alvarez had the perfect timing to net the game-winner for the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team to defeat state-ranked Mt. San Antonio College, 2-1, at the Mounties’ home on Nov. 7. to move the Huskies closer to playoffs. The Mounties have been state champions for four consecutive years (2009-2012). They were ranked in No. 3 statewide and No. 2 in the Southern California Region coming into the match,…

November 9, 2014
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Tartars stun Huskies, end streak

November 8, 2014

By Liliana Marquez For the first time in the last five seasons, El Camino College Compton Center defeated  the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team, 2-1. The Huskies suffered a disappointing loss after a second-half-winner strike by Joey Loza of Compton Nov. 4 at Weingart Stadium. Loza’s goal allowed the Tartars to earn the come-from-behind victory. ELAC Head Coach Eddie Flores said that the Huskies did not work nor connect and…

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East Los Angeles College soccer ties

October 29, 2014

  By Liliana Marquez The East Los Angeles men’s soccer team failed to score a victory against No. 12-ranked El Camino College after Warrior Carlos Rosales scored the equalizing-goal to end the match, 1-1, Oct. 28 at Weingart Stadium. The 82-minute equalizer by Rosales prevented East Los Angeles College from obtaining its third South Coast Conference victory. This was the second consecutive tie for the Huskies. ELAC now stands 5-6-5…

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Men’s soccer averts fifth conference loss with tie

October 26, 2014

By Liliana Marquez The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team clinched a well-earned point in South Coast Conference play thanks to a header by Hector Reyes against Cerritos College in a 1-1 tie where both teams finished with 10 men each Oct. 24 at Weingart Stadium. The match, which marked the beginning of the second round of SCC play, was full of intensity with both teams fighting to their…

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Soccer player follows father’s footsteps

October 22, 2014

By Liliana Marquez Matias Amato started a new life away from family, friends and his home country to embark on another journey to pursue his long-time dream of becoming a professional goalkeeper. The moment when he had to leave his family and friends behind was something difficult for him. “Everyone went to the airport to say goodbye to me. It was sad. Once I got on the plane I realized…

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