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Northeast Soccer Club At South Sioux City Earns League Honor

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SOUTH SIOUX CITY – Members of the Northeast Community College club soccer team in South Sioux City have been recognized for their character of play.
The team was awarded the South Sioux City Adult League Sportsmanship Trophy during an awards ceremony at the conclusion of the season. The trophy is awarded to a team based on votes by the leagues’ referees and organization officers.
Jim Scholten, student support specialist at Northeast and team sponsor, said he is proud the team earned such an honor.
“We set good sportsmanship as a priority at our first meeting of the year and referred to that goal several times during the season. I applaud our coach, Francisco Tostado, and our captain, Isaac Ramirez, as modeling good sportsmanship and encouraging the rest of the team to follow their lead. Winning with humility, losing with dignity, and respecting our opponents and referees are top priorities for our Soccer Club.”
25 members make up the team, which concluded its second year of play in the league.15 members are students at Northeast Community College and six students attend Wayne State College. Four of the six Wayne State students completed their first two years of college at Northeast.
Members of the team include, Emannuel Aldana, Alex Arriaza, Eryc Bravo, Benny Carona, Geovany Delgadillo, Jaime Gonzales, Juan Herrera, Nick Ibarra, Isaac Limon, Plinio Magana, Luis Marquez, Cristian Nuno, Saul Reyes Nunez, Alexis Padilla, Antonio, Plascencia, Manny Soto, Ramon Torres, Danny Tostado, Efrain Tostado, Luis Vargas, and Leonardo Velazquez, of South Sioux City, and Chris Matias, Francisco Nuno, Isaac Ramirez, and Andy Vazquez, of Wakefield.
Herrera is team president while Ramirez is vice president and Torres is secretary-treasurer.
Northeast Community College and Wayne State College jointly operate the College Center in South Sioux City.

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Northeast Soccer Club At South Sioux City Earns League Honor