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2016 De Anza student athlete transfer destinations

2016 De Anza student athlete transfer destinations

June 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

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Dodge, duck, dip and release stress

Dodge, duck, dip and release stress

Walter Teng- Tran, Staff Writer
June 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

As the quarter draws to a close, many students are trying to find ways to beat the heat and unwind before finals. The DASB Senate had the solution in the form of the annual dodgeball tournament on June 3.   The gym was filled with participants and spectators alike, as teams battled against each...

The punch baseball needs to wake up

The punch baseball needs to wake up

Jacob Sisneros, Staff Writer
June 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper caused a media kerfuffle when he debuted a hat that read “Make Baseball Fun Again.” Rougned Odor and Yordano Ventura have delivered. Ventura was handed a nine-game suspension Wednesday June 9 for his 99-mph fastball to the back of Baltimore Orioles’ third baseman...

Why you shouldn’t make the trip to the Rio Olympics

Greg Schrader, Opinions Editor
June 9, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Slideshows, Sports, Uncategorized

From infectious diseases and workers on strike to the mosquito infested swimming pools and consistent delays in construction of infrastructure, a disaster is slowly taking form at the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. We must not support sporting events wherein livelihoods and lives are endangere...

Sharks on the way to their first Stanley Cup finals

Thomas Pham, Staff Reporter
June 9, 2016
Filed under Sports

For the first time in 25 seasons, the San Jose Sharks will play in the Stanley Cup finals. After defeating the LA Kings, The Nashville Predators and St. Louis Blues in sequential rounds to claim the stacked Western Conference, they will face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the season finale. ...

All-American shot put, discus thrower blessed with success

All-American shot put, discus thrower blessed with success

Virgilio Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
June 9, 2016
Filed under Sports

From South Auckland, New Zealand to California, Anya Tonga came to the United States to make a difference straight out of high school. Tonga is currently a Top 10 state track athlete, but the sport came to her coincidentally her junior year in high school. “I signed up for the weightlifti...

1 in 23,000: Carmen Urtecho

1 in 23,000: Carmen Urtecho

Will Savage, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Carmen Urtecho is a Shortstop for De Anza's Softball team. “1 in 23,000" is a series of videos by La Voz reporters highlighting individual students, staff and faculty at De Anza who do something interesting.

Baseball season ends in disarray, Dons lose in playoffs

Baseball season ends in disarray, Dons lose in playoffs

Benedict Chua, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Dons baseball team effectively ended their season losing consecutive playoff games to Cabrillo College on May 7 and 8. The Dons survival in the playoffs hinged on them winning two of three games. The Dons ended up losing 13-4 on May 6, and 4-3 on May 7. After several c...

Dons badminton on the way to State Championships

Dons badminton on the way to State Championships

Benedict Chua, Staff Writer
May 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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Tennis drops state, season ends

Tennis drops state, season ends

Taylor Bicht, Co-Sports Editor
May 3, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The De Anza women’s tennis team missed a chance at a fairy tale season ending when they lost 5-1 in the 2016 CCCAA Team State championship to Cerritos College on April 20. The loss is not for naught as the team won the Northern California championship against Cañada College, who was previo...