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Final minute dooms men’s basketball in loss

Final minute dooms men’s basketball in loss

Ryan Chen, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a close and hard-fought basketball game, the De Anza College men’s basketball team lost 80-77 against West Hills College on Saturday, Nov. 25 at De Anza. With both teams struggling to keep leads on one another as they rose in score, both teams were neck-and-neck up to the final 10 seconds...

De Anza football season review: Head coach Santos will resume playcalling duties in 2018

De Anza football season review: Head coach Santos will resume playcalling duties in 2018

Christian Babcock, Sports Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

Head coach Tony Santos was not happy with the De Anza football Dons’ results this season, and he’s taking action. “I’m going back to calling the plays on offense, so I’ll be back as the offensive coordinator,” Santos said. “In my 12 years [as] offensive coordinator, I only had one season...

Mattis, cross country team fail to reach postseason, but have no regrets

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

De Anza College’s cross country teams ranked third (men’s) and second (women’s) in the conference this season following their meet at the Coast Conference Championship on Oct. 27. When asked if the season could be considered successful, head coach Nick Mattis looked to previous seasons for reference. “In...

Men’s soccer overcomes injury in emotional comeback win on sophomore night

Men’s soccer overcomes injury in emotional comeback win on sophomore night

Megan Wong, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

De Anza men’s soccer defeated the Evergreen Valley Hawks 2-1 in an emotional game on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at De Anza College. After losing 1-0 in the first half, head coach Rusty Johnson made a strategic shift to gain two goals in the second half. The game served as the Dons’ sophomore night, in...

Promising season ends in disappointment for men’s water polo

Promising season ends in disappointment for men’s water polo

Christian Trujano, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

De Anza’s men’s water polo faced a rough season, despite a memorable 9-6 win against the rival Ohlone Renegades on Oct. 27. The team finished with an overall record of 4-12, with most of the games slipping away from them by just a few points. With only three returning swimmers from last season...

Cabrillo takes down Dons women’s soccer, 3-0

Cabrillo takes down Dons women’s soccer, 3-0

Ryan Chen, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

Yet another injury-riddled game ended in defeat for De Anza women’s soccer, despite some encouraging developments. The team fought hard, but ultimately fell 3-0 in a long and intense game against the Cabrillo College Seahawks on Friday, Oct. 10. “We had moments of brilliance. We had possession...

Sanborn County Park perfect spot for sporty weekend getaway

Sanborn County Park perfect spot for sporty weekend getaway

Stacy Ardoin, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Alright, students! Let’s have some fun! It’s time to put away your homework, toss those books aside and enjoy a nice weekend adventure that you’ll never forget. With the weather still nice, it gives us great opportunity to get out and enjoy some bonding time with one another, which we’re not...

Volleyball captain: Leader at net, off court

Volleyball captain: Leader at net, off court

Stacy Ardoin, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Say no more about the De Anza College’s women’s volleyball team, which has “dumped” right into the season this year with a new captain that is far from a new player to this game. Kaitlyn Keller, 19, psychology and sociology major at De Anza, has been playing for the women’s volleyball team...

Dons women’s soccer falls 3-0 to Evergreen, injuries blamed

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Oct. 24, De Anza College’s women’s soccer team faced off against the Evergreen Valley Hawks in a hard-fought soccer match that ended in a 3-0 loss for De Anza. In the first half, the Dons put on defensive stops to prevent Evergreen from scoring on multiple attempts. The second half proved...

De Anza volleyball makes it 12 straight-set wins

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

De Anza College’s women’s volleyball team defeated San Jose City College in the first three matches of a best of five 25-9, 25-9 and 25-10 on Friday Oct. 20. After the game, coach Dawnis Guevara said, “I never have expectations of how we’re going to win. I always expect to win. I was happy...