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De Anza athletes, coaches share diet secrets

De Anza athletes, coaches share diet secrets

Megan Wong, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

One thing is certain: the athletes at De Anza College are serious about their sports. Ranging from high-protein to high-carbohydrate diets, De Anza’s athletes put in quite the effort to maintain superior athletic performance. Cross country coach Nick Mattis has mentored students for 11 years...

Depleted Dons women’s soccer dominated by Las Positas in 8-0 loss

Danny Zhang, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Oct. 20, De Anza College’s women’s soccer team received another devastating 8-0 loss at the hands of Las Positas. The team competed without several of its players. “We have six players injured, some still sick at home,” head coach Cheryl Oswieny said. With an incomplete roster, the...

Squeeze in a 15-minute on-campus workout to stay fit, burn extra fat, improve health

Squeeze in a 15-minute on-campus workout to stay fit, burn extra fat, improve health

Keenan McCarty, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

There just isn’t enough time, particularly in college, where time seems impossible to find. Students can barely get classwork done, much less find time to stay fit. Fortunately, there are ways to maximize every second of your routine in your daily schedule with 15 minutes extra time in your day....

Volleyball loses match 3-0 against Gavilan

Volleyball loses match 3-0 against Gavilan

Susan Garcia, Sports Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, volleyball

After winning three consecutive conference games, the Dons lost their fourth match 3-0 to Gavilan College on Oct. 13, at De Anza College. Right at the beginning of the first set, both teams were battling, scoring back to back, but the Rams took the lead in the first set 25-23. In the middle of th...

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

Susan Garcia, SPORTS EDITOR

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...

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,...

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

Christian Babcock, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Football, Showcase, Sports

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...