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Profile Spotlight: Track and Field at De Anza

Profile Spotlight: Track and Field at De Anza

Alexandra Mosquera
April 24, 2011
Filed under Sports

Nick Mattis started coaching track and field at De Anza College in 2007, and  had 30 students on the  team  his first season. The track and field team now has 53 students (20 women and 33 men). They compete in 21 different events in track and field, eight field events and four of them ar...

Athletic superstar lives to compete

Athletic superstar lives to compete

Ailya Naqvi
March 1, 2011
Filed under Sports

Some people's career choices stem from what they finally choose to study in college, while others know from the start. Rossiano Ra Bon is one of the few who had his heart set on a certain career path from the start.  A lover of sports for as long as he can remember, he enjoyed watching and playi...

Dons baseball engages Lobos

Vince Cestone
February 15, 2011
Filed under Sports

The Monterey Peninsula College Lobos did not beat the De Anza College Dons during their home opener – the Dons beat themselves Feb. 8. The game started shaky for starting pitcher Mason Sperakos, who balked twice in the inning. With runners at second and third with one out after the balk, the Lo...

Home game with SJCC ends in 88-64 Dons loss

Raymond Lee
February 15, 2011
Filed under Sports

The De Anza College Men's basketball team's hopes of being in the playoffs were in doubt after their loss against the San Jose City College Jaguars 88-64 Feb. 2. The Dons were 3-4 in the coast conference season. In their last matchup against the Jaguars, the Dons were not able to defend the court wel...

Baseball season starts off with high hopes

Racquel Thompson
February 6, 2011
Filed under Sports

The De Anza College baseball team has high hopes for their 2011 season, which started off Feb. 4 in a preseason game against Shasta College. The team started practicing weeks ago, working to get into shape before the season started. "We're going through a lot of the defensive situations," assistant coach ...

Men’s basketball breaks three-game losing streak

Men’s basketball breaks three-game losing streak

Raymond Lee
February 6, 2011
Filed under Sports

The De Anza College men's basketball team beat the West Valley College Vikings 77-50 Jan. 28. Before the game, the Dons' head coach Jason Damjanovic spoke about how the last victory over the Vikings at the season opener affected the team's preparation before the game. "I think you prepare for overconfiden...

Reality sets in for Dons after loss to San Jose City

Reality sets in for Dons  after loss to San Jose City

Racquel Thompson
February 2, 2011
Filed under Sports

Following their recent win over West Valley College, the De Anza College men's basketball team had their first loss of the conference season and were defeated 97-62 by San Jose City College in a match-up Jan. 8 at San Jose City College. The tip-off went to the San Jose City Jaguars who scored the first...

TIP OF THE WEEK

Brittany Sims
February 2, 2011
Filed under Sports

Classes aren't the only thing back for winter session. As the teeth chattering cold comes around the corner, the season brings back everyone's least favorite students: snot, sniffles, headache, cough, fever and the ever popular fatigue and exhaustion. Oh, no!  This is the time of year when ever...

Dons top Gavilan College Rams through improved role playing

Racquel Thompson, Staff Writer
January 25, 2011
Filed under Sports

The De Anza College men's basketball team swept the Gavilan College Rams 84-60, Jan. 12. Coming off of their 35 point loss to the San Jose City Jaguars just days before, Wednesday night's win was a team effort. The Dons played a high-intensity game and gained a 16 point lead by half-time. They...

Dons take first loss to Renegades

Racquel Thompson, Staff Writer
January 25, 2011
Filed under Sports

The De Anza College women's basketball team was defeated 42-41 by the Ohlone College Renegades, Jan. 12, putting the Dons 2-1 for the conference season thus far. Forward Desiree Collins made the first shot of the game after receiving an inside pass from forward Nadia Williams. Renegade forward Alexous...