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De Anza catcher influences team, youth with energetic play

Wendy Myvett, Staff Writer
April 21
Filed under Sports

Basketball shorts, a black t-shirt, long socks and worn-down baseball shoes are all the signs of a player fresh off the field. Danny Molinari, 19, political science major, walks in the De Anza College cafeteria on a fresh Tuesday evening after a game against Chabot College. They lost the game, but Molinar...

Dons baseball battling for playoff spot

Taylor Bicht and Sergio Valencia
April 21
Filed under Sports

With five games remaining in the season and the playoffs approaching, the De Anza College baseball team is in the middle of one their best seasons in recent memory. At the moment, the team is going through a rough patch, losing four of their last five games. Before this recent stretch, the Dons had been able to bo...

De Anza baseball falls short of comeback, lose to CCSF 8-7

De Anza baseball falls short of comeback, lose to CCSF 8-7

Anthony Montes, Editor-in-chief
April 12
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The De Anza College baseball team rallied late but could not lift themselves out of a five-run deficit, losing to City College of San Francisco 8-7 Thursday, April 7. The Rams did most of the damage in the fourth and fifth innings, scoring eight runs on only three hits. Wild pitches, fielding miscues ...

Baseball team deserves improved facilities

Taylor Bicht, Sports Editor
March 12
Filed under Bicht Please

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 8 to explore using De Anza’s baseball field for temporary parking for two years while the Flint Parking Garage is closed for repairs. The field would be “replaced in kind,” said Donna Jones- Dulin, associate vice president of college operations....

Baseball battle: Can the Giants win again in an even year?

Baseball battle: Can the Giants win again in an even year?

Sergio Valencia, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Sports

With 2016 Major League Baseball spring training under way, the question is raised among all Giants and baseball fans: Will the San Francisco Giants continue their every other year streak and win their fourth World Series in six years? Yes, yes they will. First of all, the Giants weren’t bad in...

Baseball battle: Another year of watching no-name talent?

Baseball battle: Another year of watching no-name talent?

Will Savage, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Sports

The 2015 baseball season brought mostly sadness for the Oakland Athletics organization. The A’s finished the season 68-94, the worst record in the American League and fourth worst in all of major league baseball. Going into 2016, the A’s continue their low budget tradition, parting ways with names...

2016 badminton preview

Sergio Valencia, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Sports

The De Anza College badminton team looks to continue its success in 2016 and win a championship after coming up short in 2015. Head Coach Mark Landefeld said this team is different from previous years, as this year’s team is much smaller with only two players returning. “It’s going to be...

Physical education teacher fills classes with her passion and up beat attitude

Isabel Malcolmson, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Sports

The popularity of De Anza’s classes of yoga and pilates is largely due to the instructor, Nancy Evans. Evans has become a well-known figure in the department and is well liked by students. Her teaching philosophy is about connecting with her students, so it’s no surprise that students enjoy her...

For the love of the game: Freshman softball 3rd baseman brings passion

Greg Schrader, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Sports

The sun beats down onto the baseball diamond as De Anza College’s softball team practices for the next game. Among the players is third baseman Katie Failner, 19, graphic design major, who’s in her first season with the team.   “I just love the game,” Failner said. “I love hitting,...