Men’s soccer fights back to tie the game

October 11, 2017

By Noe Ortega Men’s soccer tied 4-4 with a last-minute goal by freshman defender Salvador Alvarez on Friday in a South Coast Conference-North match at home against Chaffey College. In  minute 92, East Los Angeles College had a corner kick where freshman Chaffey goalkeeper Alex Fonseca misplayed the ball, and it slipped past the defense, leaving Alvarez to score. “We came out over-confident. We were on a winning streak and…

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Sports Briefs

Water Polo Water Polo lost at Cerritos College 17-7 with five goals coming from Sophia Gonzalez. According to assistant coach Irene Young, the team got fatigued and stopped scoring. ELAC’s next game is at El Camino on October 4. Wrestling The wrestling team placed 14 out of 24 in the Santa Ana invitational. Brandon Sotomayor won three falls to one, winning him MVP of the upper weight class. The next…

October 5, 2017
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Men’s soccer wins intense battle

October 5, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara A fierce contest between two long-time rivals resulted in a men’s soccer victory, on a late goal, over Rio Hondo College,1-0, Friday at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College’s dominance angered Rio Hondo players, resulting in many aggressive fouls. In minute 47 of the game, sophomore midfielder Carlos Zarate received a red card after an aggressive foul, where he elbowed ELAC sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia. After Zarate’s…

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Lack of defense ruins men’s soccer undefeated record

BY Stephanie Guevara Two defensive mistakes cost men’s soccer to lost 2-1 against Mount San Antonio College and end their undefeated record yesterday at Weingart Stadium. East Los Angeles College came from a strong defensive first half, but in minute 47 sophomore fullback Jorge Mejia committed a foul in the keeper’s area that awarded Mt.SAC a penalty kick. Husky goalkeeper Joshua Moreno nearly blocked Mt.SAC forward Sam Ponting’s penalty kick….

September 28, 2017
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Huskies’ win spoils San Diego Mesa’s homecoming

September 28, 2017

By Joe Dargan The football team scored three unanswered touchdowns to come back and beat San Diego Mesa College 20-13 in their homecoming game on Saturday in San Diego. As a show of confidence in the team’s defense, the Huskies won the toss, but chose to give the opening possession of the game to 3-0 Mesa College. Within the first four plays of the game, East Los Angeles College was charged…

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Women’s soccer scores early goal to secure win

By Stephanie Guevara Women’s soccer defeated Ventura College 1-0 yesterday with an early goal at Weingart stadium. Sophomore forward Stephanie Galvan took advantage of Ventura’s defensive mistake to score at the 15 minute mark. “As a team we connected more and we came out really strong. We came out pretty strong in the first 15 minutes and we got the goal. I felt like we were complacent toward the middle…

September 20, 2017
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Football loses after failed 2-point conversion

By Joseph Dargan Football lost at home to Antelope Valley College 16-14 after failing to complete at two-point conversion that would have tied the game with 2.7 seconds left. On Saturday East Los Angeles College started the game on its heels as Antelope Valley College produced a 75-yard eight-play drive that culminated with a four-yard passing touchdown on its opening drive. The Huskies’ offense struggled early with a fumble by…

September 20, 2017
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ELAC Men’s soccer wins 5-0 in first home preseason game

By Noe Ortega Men’s soccer kicked off its first home preseason game with a 5-0 win over Norco College Sept. 1. The Huskies were in complete dominance in the first half, scoring three goals and stopping Norco  from shooting the ball  the first 45 minutes. “When we quit touching the ball, then we have problems. When people start playing as individuals, we have problems. When we start playing as a team…

September 14, 2017
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Huskies’ football breaks even after two weeks

By Joseph Dargan Football won the season opener on Saturday night against Orange Coast College, avenging last season’s opening game blowout loss. Among the crowd of  fans enduring the 100-degree temperature on game night was ELAC President Marvin Martinez. “With the addition of our new coaches, staff and recruits, along with a year to put it all together, we could very well go undefeated if we beat Orange Coast tonight,”…

September 14, 2017
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Men’s soccer remain undefeated so far

September 14, 2017

By Michael Dominguez Men’s soccer ended in a 1-1 draw due to two penalty in the same fashion against Orange Coast College on Friday at the Weingart Stadium. Orange Coast came out fired to start the game as  took a shot but went over the crossbar. ELAC came back with a shot from freshman midfielder Edy Martinez in the 26th minute of the game, but Orange Coast goalkeeper blocked it….

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