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De Anza College men’s soccer team crushes Evergreen Valley College, winning 4-2

Gabriel Barrenechea, Sports Editor | November 13, 2019

The De Anza College men’s soccer team scored four goals to overcome the Evergreen Eagles in the Nov. 5 game, bringing the final score of 4-2. De Anza had a rough start in the beginning of the first half. Evergreen was locking them down on defense and even got a goal to take the lead. Things started to look better when freshman midfielder, Jesus Duran, 18, criminal justice major, got a game...

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Star quarterback praises family and football

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter | November 13, 2019

His parents put him on the soccer team as a child, but another parent suggested to his mom that football seemed more suited to his energetic and rough playing style. So began the football career of De Anza College’s quarterback, Oliver Svirsky. Svirsky, 22, social behavioral science major, is one of the older players on the team. “I remember being the kid in high school that was...

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Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter | October 30, 2019

The De Anza College women’s basketball team looks forward to wins, team bonding and an all-around productive season. Michael Allen, head women’s basketball coach has both academic goals and basketball goals for his players. “Our basketball goal is to make the playoffs, and go as far as we can. Our desire is to work hard to win our conference,” said Allen. “As a team, academically, the...

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New De Anza College baseball coach inspired to lead college sports

Saman Mashayekhi, Staff Reporter | October 28, 2019

Why do you want to coach at De Anza? “Because they’re the Dons,” said Don Watkins jokingly. Don Watkins, De Anza College’s new head baseball coach, said his father inspired him to begin participating in the sport. Watkins started his path as a troubled youth who was not interested in school. His father, who played baseball professionally, was drafted by the Angels in 1962 as a pitcher,...

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Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter | October 23, 2019

After a rocky start, the De Anza College football team has come back swinging at the midseason point. The team is currently 4-2 with aspirations of taking back to back American-Pacific 7 championship titles. “The team is developing and starting to come together as a unit after a slow start,” head coach Tony Santos said. “I believe we have an excellent team and we strive daily to achieve our...

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De Anza men’s water polo crushed by Ohlone

Alex Woolner, Staff Reporter | October 15, 2019

De Anza’s men’s water polo lost 23-7 to Ohlone College in a tough game on Oct. 9. The game had an exciting start with the first goal going to Ohlone. De Anza’s defense was off to a bad start during the first period. While the team and goalie seemed very alert, Ohlone’s shots kept going straight through De Anza. The first goal didn’t happen until the second period, 13 minutes into the...

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