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Badminton aces angle of attack, win 20-1

Badminton aces angle of attack, win 20-1

May 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

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Dons’ season-long slump

Dons’ season-long slump

Paul Hang, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

2016 was a rough year for the De Anza softball team as they opened the season with a 19 game losing streak. It wasn’t until game 20 that the Dons were able to get themselves in the win column. They won back-to-back games in a doubleheader match against Mendocino College. The first game was...

Badminton star backhands competition

Badminton star backhands competition

Anna Ju, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

She has a shy smile, but her dedication towards badminton is strong. When on court, she is solely committed to the game, and nothing else. A badminton racket has been held in her hand ever since she was in third grade. Yu Hsuan Liu, 19, computer science major, is one of the newest additions to the...

De Anza alum keeps giving back to P.E.

De Anza alum keeps giving back to P.E.

Andrew Pouliot, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Dean of athletics and physical education Coleen Lee-Wheat spent most of her adult life around De Anza. Working her way up from the bottom to the position she is in now. When she first came to De Anza, she didn’t know what she wanted to do with her life. “I was just kind of floating around,...

De Anza baseball falters down the strech, suffers 9-1 defeat

De Anza baseball falters down the strech, suffers 9-1 defeat

Anthony Montes, Editor-in-chief
May 3, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The De Anza baseball team (21-15) stumbled to the finish line, losing 9-1 to West Valley College (14-22) in their final game of the season Thursday, April 28. The Dons surrendered 11 hits and nine runs en route to a loss that capped an abysmal April where they dropped eight of their last 12 games. Thei...

De Anza catcher influences team, youth with energetic play

Wendy Myvett, Staff Writer
April 21, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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....