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Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter | June 18, 2019

As video games and streaming become more popular, incorporating an esports program at De Anza College can prove to be beneficial for students. Esports is competitive gaming, with full teams and tournaments that play popular video games such as “League of Legends” and “Overwatch.” De Anza bringing in esports would provide an opportunity for students to get more involved with the school...

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Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter | May 27, 2019

The De Anza College men’s soccer team approaches their season after ranking 10-5-6 and placing third in the Coast South Conference. De Anza started the spring season slowly, losing their first two scrimmages. Head coach Rusty Johnson said one of the most important things the team can work on is defense. “De Anza needs to work on their defense, or  it will create a false sense of success...

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De Anza men’s baseball faced injuries, tough season

Francisco Medina, Staff Reporter | May 27, 2019

The De Anza College baseball team concluded their season with a record of 12-24-1. Head Coach Erick Raich said the tough schedule and recurring injuries heavily impacted the results of the baseball team. “On paper, this was the most talented team that we’ve had come through in a long time,” said Raich. “We played probably the toughest schedule and got decimated by injuries.” Reich...

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De Anza men’s soccer suffers 3-1 loss

Aaron Mata, Staff Reporter | May 27, 2019

The De Anza men's soccer team suffered a 3-1 loss in their scrimmage against Force Soccer Club on May 11. De Anza opened the scoreboard in the 10th minute, then conceded a penalty kick two minutes later for the equalizer and conceded the second goal towards the end of the first half. De Anza played well in the second half in trying to get the goal that would put them back on level terms, but...

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De Anza dean of P.E. and kinesiology hopes for student success

Don Le, Staff Reporter | May 23, 2019

Eric Mendoza was named the new dean of physical education and kinesiology at De Anza College in February following an extensive career in athletic academics. “(De Anza) was a great opportunity to join a California community college with a great reputation in academics and athletics,” said Mendoza. Mendoza has over 20 years of experience working for California community colleges. Mendoza...

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Track and field team optimistic going into final meets

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter | May 6, 2019

Poor weather, sickness and injury could not keep the De Anza College men’s and women’s track and field teams down this season, as both teams said they are looking forward to competing in the Coast Conference Championships. Head coach Nick Mattis said the season has been progressing well, despite the problems the teams have experienced. “The girls have only been beaten by one junior...

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