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Men’s basketball dominant in win over Porterville

Amaris Clay, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017

Filed under Sports

The De Anza Dons men’s basketball team showcased exceptional promise for the upcoming season in their 79-57 win against Porterville on Wednesday, Nov. 22. The Dons were in tip-top form against one of California’s strongest offensive teams. Leading the Dons in scoring was freshman guard Ahmad Youn...

Men’s soccer reaches playoffs, but falls to CCSF

Casy Hsu, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017

Filed under Sports

De Anza men's soccer overcame injury and illness to reach the CCCAA playoffs, but was unable to advance past the first round. “It was a very tough season for the team, with many players missing critical games due to injury and sickness this year,” head coach Rusty Johnson said. “During those ...

Coach provides heart behind De Anza cheer and dance team

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

The fall sports at De Anza College are here and so are their biggest supporters: De Anza’s very own Cheer and Dance Team! The Cheer and Dance team wouldn’t be where they are today without their stunning coach, Cj Jones. This season in particular Coach Cj is genuinely excited for. After making the f...

De Anza men’s soccer fall 2-1 to Ohlone Renegades

De Anza men’s soccer fall 2-1 to Ohlone Renegades

Christian Trujano, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Execution was the key factor in leading De Anza College’s men’s soccer team to a 2-1 defeat against Ohlone College’s team, the Renegades, in a high paced neck and neck home game on Oct. 10. This would be the Don’s first loss this season after a string of previous tie games. When asked before t...

Volleyball first fall at conference games

Susan Garcia, Sports Editor

October 20, 2017

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

After winning three consecutive conference games, the Dons lost their fourth match 3-0 to Gavilan Rams College on Oct. 13, at De Anza College. The Dons were out of place due to the absence of their starting lineup who sprint her ankle during practice. Right at the beginning of the first set...

De Anza women’s volleyball team crush challenging first conference match


October 10, 2017

Filed under Sports, volleyball

De Anza Women’s volleyball team beat home match against Butte Roadrunners College 3-0 on Sept, 30. The Dons ended the game with great satisfaction of accomplishment. After winning another game from a play back to back. On Sept, 29 De Anza defeated first conference match against Ohlone College Renegade...

Post-handshake comment leads to fight between De Anza, Chabot football players.

Christian Babcock, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017

Filed under Football, Football, Showcase, Sports

A De Anza football player was injured in a game Sept. 30 and police are considering charges. The De Anza College football game against Chabot College took an ugly turn when a standard postgame handshake line devolved into a violent clash that involved both teams. The Dons had lost 15-9 and curren...

De Anza men’s soccer battles in scoreless game against Foothill

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Struggling to push through solid defense, De Anza’s men’s soccer team tied Foothill’s Owls in a scoreless home game on Oct. 3, the Don’s third draw this season. When asked if there were and noteworthy moments from the game, Sarh Mattia, a liberal arts major, science major, and team captain,...

Men’s soccer crushes game 3-2

Andrew Shinjo, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

October 2, 2017

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Matthew Fernandez De Anza College’s men’s soccer team managed to score a last-minute goal with a stylish bicycle kick to defeat Lassen 3-2 in a very close game on Sept. 19. When asked about how confident he was about today’s game, player coach Alexis Estrella, business communication major, said, “We expect to win every game.” Throughout the game, the moment...

Dons football team optimistic for a winning season

Susan Garcia, Sports editor

October 2, 2017

Filed under Football, Sports

Matthew Fernandez The De Anza College Dons Football team has been putting in hard work as games started early this fall season. Head coach Anthony Santos said leadership is the team’s main focus and players have been working on it as he said they would. “This year we had select representativ...