Soccer coach goes for the goal

By Russell Zazueta Head coach Tessa Troglia of the East Los College women’s soccer team reveals her ingredients to life thanks to soccer. Troglia has an extensive background in soccer as a player and coach. Early on, Troglia proved to be a tremendous young athlete at La Serna High and Cal State Los Angeles. She was an assistant coach for Cerritos College when they were State Champions in 2007. She…

November 27, 2013
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Soccer players reach goal

March 20, 2013

  By Liliana Marquez   Men’s soccer team sophomores Adolfo Larios, Giovani Reyes and David Farias signed their letters of intent to attend Kansas Wesleyan University starting next fall on Monday during a meeting held at the president’s office. After spending two years as part of the men’s soccer team, forwards Larios and Reyes along with defender, Farias, decided to transfer to KWU after visiting the campus last January. East…

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Baseball woes continue in 6-3 loss

By Carlos Alvarez The Huskies wasted a strong start by sophomore Elias Novelo losing 6-3, to Santa Barbara City College. Novelo pitched six strong innings allowing one earned run off of six hits while pitching in and out of trouble. “Novelo threw well. He should have gotten the W (win),” Head Coach James Hines said. The offense once again was nonexistent as they managed a total of eight hits for…

February 24, 2013
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East LA College women’s soccer overcome rivals to clinch playoff spot

November 20, 2012

November 20, 2012 By Yehoshua Robles   The women’s soccer team defeated South Coast Conference rivals Long Beach City College 1-0, in overtime, earning a spot in the playoffs. The Huskies will face the No. 2 seeded and unbeaten College of the Canyons who spots a 17-0-4 overall record, 11-0-4 in Conference play. They are ready for the Cougars they all say.   It was an intense game from the start of…

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East LA College women’s soccer routs Compton, 3-1

November 6, 2012

By Michael Price   Four red cards and four goals highlighted a decisive 3-1 victory for the women’s soccer team over El Camino College Compton Center last Friday at Weingart Stadium. Huskies Natasha Witzl and Susana Terrones received red cards along with Compton’s Stephanie Serna and Stephanie Pacheco for brawling on the field. Husky Leslie Rivera scored two goals and had an assist to Jessica Guzman who scored East Los…

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East LA College goalkeeper overcomes life’s obstacles

November 6, 2012

By Liliana Marquez   Juan Escobar overcame injuries and illness that could have forced him to abandon soccer to become the starting goalkeeper during his two seasons representing the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team. Escobar, 19, who was born in Hollywood and raised in South Gate, is currently playing his last season with the men’s soccer team. Escobar is the oldest of Juan Escobar and Maria Castillo’s four…

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ELAC men’s soccer stunned by tie with Compton

November 5, 2012

By Liliana Marquez   The men’s soccer team tied 1-1 against El Camino College Compton Center last Friday at the Murphy Family Field in Carson. For the first time in the last three seasons the Huskies did not score a win against Compton. The Huskies haven’t won a game since October 19 when they defeated Long Beach City College at Weingart Stadium. Jimmy Espinal who has been an outstanding player during…

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East LA College Scoreboard, Week 10

November 4, 2012

    By Tadzio Garcia The cross country and football teams highlight this past week in East Los Angeles College sports.  The men’s soccer team tied, while the women’s soccer team survived a red-card fest in a 3-1 loss. The volleyball team lost a nail-biter. Football chooses collegiality over first-stringers In the last two weeks, winless El Camino College Compton Center lost to Mountain Conference rivals Victor Valley College, 65-28,…

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East LA College men’s soccer loses to Cerritos

By Liliana Marquez   The men’s soccer team has struggled throughout the season. With only three games left, the playoffs are no longer an option after their eighth conference defeat 2-1 yesterday against Cerritos College. ELAC lost 1-0 to defending state champions Mt. San Antonio College last Friday. The loss against Mt. SAC left the Huskies having to win their remaining four games as well as rely on the results…

October 29, 2012
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ELAC men’s soccer outlasts Vikings, 2-1

October 23, 2012

  By Liliana Marquez   The men’s soccer team kept the possibility of advancing to the playoffs alive after a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over the Long Beach City College Vikings last Friday at Weingart Stadium. The goals by Huskies Carlos del Campo and Juan Martinez along with an impressive second-half performance by the ELAC defense gave the Huskies their third conference victory. “The whole team came together and played as…

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