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De Anza College football team wins championship

De Anza College football team wins championship

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

The De Anza College football team triumphantly overcame all hardships and doubt during the American Conference Championship Bowl in a nail-biting 42-41 win against Reedley College on Saturday, Nov. 17. This victory wraps up an incredible season for the team with a 10-1 record. The success came as a surprise given the team’s 2-8 record in 2017. In yet another dramati...

De Anza Dons looking forward to playing Contra Costa

De Anza Dons looking forward to playing Contra Costa

Nick Bauersfeld, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2018

As the season begins to shape out the De Anza Dons have been firing on all cylinders with a record of 5-1. The Dons 41-14 win against Contra Costa College, Saturday Oct. 13, solidified their strength this season. Head coach, Tony Santos had plenty of high praise, heading into this game. “We’re 4-1...

The new faces of De Anza Football

The new faces of De Anza Football

Audrey Marques, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

The De Anza College football team looks to the fall 2018 season with confidence. Less than a month into the season, the Dons have a win-loss record of 3-1 following a 29-0 home game victory against Gavilan College on September 15. Head Coach Tony Santos says that team dynamics are promising, “I think the sky’s the limit. We are very competitive. Our freshme...

Rushing the QB: De Anza lineman ready to take next step toward NFL dream

Rushing the QB: De Anza lineman ready to take next step toward NFL dream

Christian Babcock, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018

Two years. Less than that, actually. That’s how long Alex Tchangam has been playing football. In that time, he went from joining De Anza’s football team in the middle of the 2016 season to being named first-team all-state in 2017. He narrowly missed becoming an All-American. The versatile 6-f...

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

Christian Babcock, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2017

A De Anza football player was injured after 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 cu...

Fight overshadows football as De Anza falls to Chabot, 15-9

Fight overshadows football as De Anza falls to Chabot, 15-9

Christian Babcock, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2017

The football game between De Anza College (1-4) and Chabot College (1-4) saw its action overshadowed by a dangerous fight that took place after the game on Saturday Sept. 30. After the clock hit zeroes in the fourth quarter, sealing a 15-9 win for visiting Chabot, the teams lined up for the postgame...

Injured capitan leads from sideline

Injured capitan leads from sideline

Jessica Howell, Assistant Sports Editor

October 12, 2015

Football is more than a hobby. For some, it’s a lifestyle and a family tradition. That applies to Nick Bernardo, 20, sophomore, returned for his second season as the Dons' starting running back and co-captain. “I eat, breathe, sleep, football,” said Bernardo. His football career began...

Dons’ defense stifles Laney Eagles 24-14

Dons’ defense stifles Laney Eagles 24-14

Anthony Montes, Sports Editor

October 8, 2015

The De Anza College football team flexed their defensive prowess, forcing four turnovers in their 24-14 win over the Laney College on Saturday Oct. 3. “The best we’ve played in a long time,” said De Anza football head coach Dan Atencio about his defense. The Dons unyielding defense, led by outsid...