Men’s soccer scores crucial three-point victory

October 13, 2014

By Liliana Marquez After three winless South Coast Conference matches, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team scored a 4-2 victory over El Camino College Compton Center Oct. 10 at Weingart Stadium earning a much-needed three-points in the South Coast Conference standings. This result helped the Huskies move up in the SCC standings. They are now tied with Los Angeles Harbor and Pasadena City colleges, all with four points…


Soccer player motivates people not to give up

September 23, 2014

  By Liliana Marquez Ernesto Ruvalcaba has many stories to share about his journey through soccer and life. While some of them show his struggles, others tell of the happiness the game has given him despite of being a half-an-arm athlete. Ruvalcaba, a 20-year-old soccer player for East Los Angeles College, was born without the lower half of his right arm. “My mom said that I was leaning on that…


Athlete arrives at ELAC after leaving home country

by Liliana Marquez   Hector Aguilar left his home country Honduras hoping to reunite with his mother after 20 years of being apart. This decision brought him closer to his biggest passion, his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. Aguilar, 23, lived a tough life back in his home country. He grew up with four siblings and their grandmother from his mother’s side, who he considers his second mother….

October 2, 2013

Soccer players earn scholarships

By Liliana Marquez Three sophomore players of the men’s soccer team accepted full scholarships to attend Kansas Wesleyan University for the fall, yesterday, after a meeting held at East Los Angeles College. Defender Galo Moreno, forward Kevin Gomez and midfielder Geovanni Rodriguez have decided to continue their education and soccer careers with the Kansas Coyotes after two seasons playing for the Huskies. ELAC’s Head Soccer Coach Eddie Flores was present…

March 21, 2012

Huskies shut out Vikings

By Liliana Marquez The men’s soccer team started the second half of the season with a victory over Long Beach College last Friday at Weingart Stadium with a score of 5-0. This was a big game for the Huskies after starting conference play with a draw at Long Beach earlier in the season. With a match that some spectators and players rated as their best performance so far on the season,…

October 26, 2011