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De Anza swim and dive wrap up season at annual conference meet

June 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Video

Despite shrinking numbers, both Mens and Womens swim and dive teams placed well at the annual Coast Conference swim meet at West Valley College. The meet was held on April 19-21, 2018. Video featuring exclusive interviews with team captains Christina Egami and Peter Sokurov.

Women’s, men’s tennis end successful 2018 campaigns

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

June 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Both of De Anza College’s men’s & women’s tennis teams served up excellent seasons, and their youth might indicate that the best is yet to come. The men’s team finished with an overall record of 8-4, and the women’s team finished at 17-4. Each team only suffered one loss at home, with ...

Multiple De Anza athletic programs up for “further review”

Multiple De Anza athletic programs up for “further review”

Jarra Gojolo, Sports Editor and Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

  Nine De Anza College sports teams were designated for viability review by the IPBT (Instructional Budget & Planning Team) during a meeting on May 15. Programs selected for viability are reviewed by the IPBT to decide their future at De Anza. The teams selected are football, men’s ...

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


Filed under Football, Sports

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...

Softball prepared to retool for next season after last-place finish

Softball prepared to retool for next season after last-place finish

Matt Risko, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

De Anza’s women’s softball team entered the 2018 season with high hopes for their campaign, as they would return five sophomores and a whole group of freshman talent. But the end result of the season wasn’t pretty for the Dons, who ended up going 0-12 in conference play, and 1-33 overall. ...

Women’s tennis are NorCal champs, despite uncertain future

Women’s tennis are NorCal champs, despite uncertain future

Afu Namoa, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The girls of De Anza College’s women’s tennis team have seen nothing but success on the court, but their toughest opponent could be financial. On Saturday, April 21, the team won their last finals match against American River earning them the title as NorCals’ first-ranked junior college an...

De Anza’s fitness center: A gym hiding in plain sight

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Health, Sports

The De Anza Lifetime Fitness & Wellness Center is quiet upon entering it during the early afternoon. The only audible sounds are the machines being used, the background music being played and the AC being turned on. Machines and equipment are lined up in a row, inviting whoever walks in the cent...

Softball team finishes season on a low note

Softball team finishes season on a low note

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Even in the face of defeat, the Dons of De Anza’s softball team hold their heads up high. De Anza lost 6-1 against Foothill College (1-6) on April 24, marking the ending of the Dons’ 2017–2018 softball season.   The team finished last in the Coast Conference standings (0-12), however th...

Badminton dominates vs Skyline

Mike Nijmeh, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

De Anza college Women's badminton team bounced back in a big way, dominating Skyline College at home 18-3 on April 24. The Dons won many of the close matches, recovering from their loss last week against Fresno City College. Head coach Mark Landefield says he’s pleased with how the team play...

Disheartened Dons fall to Fresno, secure no. 2 spot in conference

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

De Anza College’s women’s badminton team fell at home to Fresno City College 15-6 on April 12. Despite close matches in both singles and doubles sets, the team struggled to keep their momentum going against the reigning state champions.   Head coach Mark Landefeld said the team performed...