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Short-handed Dons defeated in five innings

Short-handed Dons defeated in five innings

Nick Bauersfeld, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Jazalynn Seguritan scored De Anza College’s lone run as a softball lineup missing key players lost to Ohlone College 20-1 on April 12. Freshman Sarina Maldonado, the only pitcher on the current roster, was forced to stay on the mound until the mercy rule was applied in the fifth inning, ending the game...

Baseball coach reinstated following field fiasco

Baseball coach reinstated following field fiasco

Genevieve Kolar, Editor-in-chief

March 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Erick Raich was reinstated as head coach of De Anza College’s baseball team on March 23. Raich had been on administrative leave since Feb. 26, following issues with the new baseball field. Raich provided the following statement:“It feels great to be back and I love each and everyone of my players...

De Anza baseball head coach reinstated

Genevieve Kolar, Editor in Chief

March 24, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

On Friday, March 23, Erick Raich was reinstated as head coach of De Anza College’s baseball team. Before his reinstatement, Raich had been on administrative leave since Feb. 26, following issues with the new baseball field. Raich provided the following statement:“It feels great to be back and...

Field of broken dreams: De Anza College baseball team seeks answers

Field of broken dreams: De Anza College baseball team seeks answers

Matt Risko, Christian Babcock, and Genevieve Kolar

March 18, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Contributors, Features, Showcase, Sports

Friday, Feb. 23 was supposed to be the dawn of a new day for De Anza College’s baseball program. Instead, fallout from the day’s events has left the team without a home field, fighting for answers from both administration and athletics personnel.

De Anza head baseball coach on leave after forfeit, field issues

De Anza head baseball coach on leave after forfeit, field issues

Genevieve Kolar, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under Baseball, News, Sports

Head baseball coach Erick Raich, widely credited with turning around De Anza College’s baseball program since his arrival in 2015, was put on indefinite paid administrative leave on Monday, Feb. 26, amidst the team's second season without a home field. Scott Hertler, Raich’s predecessor an...

Badminton scrimmages in advance of upcoming season

Badminton scrimmages in advance of upcoming season

March 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

De Anza College’s women’s badminton team participated in a scrimmage with their competition match-ups on Friday, March 4.         Of the teams participating in the season, only three came to the scrimmage: Mission College, Skyline College, and City College of San Francisco.    ...

Men’s tennis blanks Cabrillo

Men’s tennis blanks Cabrillo

March 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

The De Anza College men’s tennis team dominated Cabrillo on March 8, winning 9-0. Filling in for head coach Ron Ward, assistant coach Josh Mason found himself facing off against his own former team and coach. “Dave Van Ness was my coach when I played over at Cabrillo in 2008, I want to say...

Roundup: Women’s, men’s tennis off to strong starts, baseball holding steady in standings

Roundup: Women’s, men’s tennis off to strong starts, baseball holding steady in standings

Christian Babcock, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Women’s Tennis: What You Missed: The Intercollegiate Tennis Association preseason No. 1 NorCal team is currently the only undefeated team in the Coast Conference with a 3-0 record. Their overall record is 5-1-1. What’s On Deck: Plays at Monterey Peninsula College for their next match on Tuesday,...

Men’s tennis edges division foe Chabot

Men’s tennis edges division foe Chabot

William Roman, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

On a clear yet windy afternoon, De Anza College’s men’s tennis team faced off against Chabot on Feb. 20, winning 5-4. The doubles matches were played first, and ended with De Anza leading 2-1. When speaking about the team’s overall skill, coach Ron Ward said, “This is the best men’s team...

Baseball field still unavailable month after expected date

Baseball field still unavailable month after expected date

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The reopening of De Anza College’s baseball field after its renovation has now been delayed more than a month, said baseball coach Erick Raich. “We were supposed to be on campus practicing in our very first week of school,” Raich said. Then he was told that the Dons could start using the fiel...