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Baseball snaps four-game cold streak with 9-7 win

Baseball snaps four-game cold streak with 9-7 win

Jay Serrano, Sports Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

The De Anza College baseball team managed to snap a four-game losing streak with their 9-7 win over Mission College Saints at Baylands field on Thursday, April 20. The De Anza offense made the win possible with a strong fourth inning in which the team managed to bat around driving in five runs to p...

Late season struggles jeopardize Dons’ playoff chances

Taylor Bicht, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2017
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With just five games remaining, the De Anza baseball team is in danger of missing the playoffs after losses to Chabot College and conference leader San Mateo College. The losses, to Chabot on Friday, April 14, and San Mateo on Saturday, April 15, extended the Dons losing streak to three. Both defeats...

Mental mistakes lead De Anza baseball to 7-2 loss against Cabrillo

Mental mistakes lead De Anza baseball to 7-2 loss against Cabrillo

Jay Serrano, Sports Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Sports

A series of mental mistakes in the early, middle and late innings hurt the De Anza College baseball team in a 7-2 loss against Cabrillo College on Tuesday, April 4, at Baylands field. The loss snapped a four game win streak in which the Dons had played alert and sharp baseball that kept them in second...

Fans should still cheer for Raiders because history is more important than geography

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter
March 29, 2017
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It is unfair that Raiders fans are subjected to watching their favorite team play in a rundown coliseum. For years, Oakland has promised to update the stadium, but nothing has ever came to fruition. It has gotten to the point where the Warriors are moving across the Bay to San Francisco and the ...

Multiple comebacks secure 9-8 win for De Anza in back and forth game

Jay Serrano, Sports Editor
March 27, 2017
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After an up and down game where the lead changed or was tied six times, it was the De Anza College Dons who managed to grab the final go ahead run late and hold on for the 9-8 win at West Valley College on Saturday, March 25. The Dons were rough through the first inning while the Vikings came out ho...

Strong start, room for improvement for baseball team

Jay Serrano, Sports Editor
March 25, 2017
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The De Anza College baseball team is having a strong season in spite of not having any home games because of the Flint garage remodel. The team is still looking to improve, take control of their division, and make the playoffs. The Dons’ season is complicated by the fact that they are unable to play...

Track teams continue to dominate competition, rack up more first place finishes in invitational

Anas Mustafa, Staff Reporter
March 25, 2017
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After seven hours of competition, the De Anza College men’s and women’s track and field teams finished the De Anza Invitational with first place finishes on Saturday, March 9 at De Anza College. One of the athletes that caught everyone’s attention was sophomore and captain of the women’s dist...

De Anza College badminton team crushes Skyline to win first match of season 17­-4

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter
March 25, 2017
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The De Anza College Women’s badminton team won their first Coast Conference match,17-4, against Skyline College Thursday, March, 16. Switching off from singles to doubles, every athlete on both teams had a chance to play multiple games. There was an average of six back and forth birdie hits during s...

De Anza falters in pre-season tournament

Natalie Valencia, Staff Reporter
March 25, 2017
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The De Anza College women’s badminton team suffered losses during the Coast Conference Pre-season Tournament on Saturday, March, 11 due to having already played  an intense game against Pasadena City College the day before. The quick turnaround created a strong stamina both mentally and physically...

Exercise became competitive passion

Rachel Shin
March 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

De Anza track athlete Cheianne Armstrong, 19, meteorology major, originally joined a track team in eighth grade to lose weight, but wound up discovering her passion for competition. In high school, she competed in both cross country and track, but after excelling in sprints and jumps, Armstrong shifted...