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TOUGH SOCCER LOSSES

TOUGH SOCCER LOSSES

Aysha Rehman, STAFF REPORTER
December 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The De Anza College men’s soccer team finished the season with a strong record, but lost its goalie in an assault Nov. 11, and subsequently lost the semifinals Nov. 22. The team, led by Albert Munante with 15 goals, and Jose Varon with six assists, had a 13-3-6 record and finished second in the So...

Breaking stereotypes as a male cheerleader

Breaking stereotypes as a male cheerleader

Maria Ortiz, Staff Reporter
December 4, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Not everyone can handle being the focal point of a team, but Julio Alfaro can. A 20-year-old music major, Alfaro is the co-captain of the cheer team and the only male cheerleader at De Anza College. With more than a year as a cheerleader, he’s shown his capacity to lead. According to a 2015...

De Anza College track team breaks records at qualifying meet

De Anza College track team breaks records at qualifying meet

Jasmin Remram, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2016
Filed under Cross country, Showcase, Sports

(From left) Michele Perez-Lopez, 20, communications major, and Alyssa Renteria, 20, psychology major, pose with De Anza Dons’ 2nd place trophy. Photos courtesy of Andrew Kaila   De Anza College’s track team has competed tirelessly in championships across the state and the region and thei...

De Anza College volleyball co-captain, Anna Craig, inspires

Jamie Lamping, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

A co-captain of the De Anza College volleyball team, Anna Craig has played volleyball since seventh grade, after switching her focus from basketball. When she first started playing volleyball, Craig said she wasn’t very good. However, after improving in eighth grade, she made varsity her fres...

Volleyball Dons crush Canada Colts 3-2

Matthew Fernandez, Photo Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, volleyball

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Soccer on football field

Jamie Lamping, Staff Reporter
October 23, 2016
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Flint Garage’s temporary closure affects all students and faculty on De Anza. But with parking being rerouted to the soccer and baseball fields, it doesn’t affect anyone more than the coaches and athletes on De Anza. The soccer and baseball fields will be used for parking until the Flint center...

Save lives, ban football

Save lives, ban football

Jamie Lamping, Staff Reporter
October 23, 2016
Filed under Football, Opinions, Sports

College football is a pastime culturally embedded into the social fabric of American society, a ritual of entertainment and pride. But college is first and foremost an environment dedicated to education; there is no inherent reason beyond tradition for football to remain in the academic setting. In...

Track and field coach encourages athletes to progress

Will Savage, Staff Writer
June 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

For De Anza College Cross Country and Track and Field coach Nick Mattis, it was only a matter of time before he started coaching track and field; it’s in his blood. Born in Iowa, Mattis’ father served as a High School Cross Country and Track and Field coach and continues coaching today after 4...

Workout plans for the summer

Frank Bellido, Staff Reporter
June 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

You probably didn’t have the time to be as active as you could have been because you were too busy with school, work and what not.  But summer’s coming up and now you have some extra time on your hands. What better way to spend that time than by starting a workout plan to get in shape, if yo...