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Swim team glides into end of season

Swim team  glides into  end of season

Racquel Thompson

May 22, 2011

The 2010-2011 De Anza College Swimming and Diving team finished up a successful season managing to stay afloat and dominate most of their meets. This year, Foothill College was the Dons' toughest competition. Although the team did not manage to beat their long time rivals, they still had a lot to be...

Yoga your way to good health

Iris Valdez

May 17, 2011

The new trend around town is not of the latest technology or fashion, but one concerning body strength and tone. Gym memberships are being renewed and more people are trying to exercise and stay fit. According to a recent Science Daily article, yoga could be one's answer to not only a healthier life styl...

Dons finish season strong

Dons finish season strong

Iris Valdez, staff Writer

May 17, 2011

It was a satisfying accomplishment for the De Anza College baseball team on April 28. The Dons came out victorious in their last game of the season against the Vikings at West Valley following another 5-4 victory against the City College of San Francisco the day before. It was right-handed pitcher...

Profile Spotlight: Track and Field at De Anza

Profile Spotlight: Track and Field at De Anza

Alexandra Mosquera

April 24, 2011

Nick Mattis started coaching track and field at De Anza College in 2007, and  had 30 students on the  team  his first season. The track and field team now has 53 students (20 women and 33 men). They compete in 21 different events in track and field, eight field events and four of them ar...

Friends, teams, coaches reunite at second De Anza Hall of Fame

Friends, teams, coaches reunite at  second   De Anza Hall of Fame

Racquel Thompson

April 24, 2011

The De Anza College Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held April 16 at the Three Flames Restaurant in San Jose.  The first induction ceremony was in 1992, and nearly 20 years later the Hall of Fame welcomed over 11 new members who showed excellence during time spent at De Anza. "I'...

Athletic superstar lives to compete

Athletic superstar lives to compete

Ailya Naqvi

March 2, 2011

Some people's career choices stem from what they finally choose to study in college, while others know from the start. Rossiano Ra Bon is one of the few who had his heart set on a certain career path from the start.  A lover of sports for as long as he can remember, he enjoyed watching and playi...

Dons baseball engages Lobos

Vince Cestone

February 16, 2011

The Monterey Peninsula College Lobos did not beat the De Anza College Dons during their home opener – the Dons beat themselves Feb. 8. The game started shaky for starting pitcher Mason Sperakos, who balked twice in the inning. With runners at second and third with one out after the balk, the Lo...

Home game with SJCC ends in 88-64 Dons loss

Raymond Lee

February 16, 2011

The De Anza College Men's basketball team's hopes of being in the playoffs were in doubt after their loss against the San Jose City College Jaguars 88-64 Feb. 2. The Dons were 3-4 in the coast conference season. In their last matchup against the Jaguars, the Dons were not able to defend the court wel...

Baseball season starts off with high hopes

Racquel Thompson

February 7, 2011

The De Anza College baseball team has high hopes for their 2011 season, which started off Feb. 4 in a preseason game against Shasta College. The team started practicing weeks ago, working to get into shape before the season started. "We're going through a lot of the defensive situations," assistant coach ...

Men’s basketball breaks three-game losing streak

Men’s basketball breaks three-game losing streak

Raymond Lee

February 7, 2011

The De Anza College men's basketball team beat the West Valley College Vikings 77-50 Jan. 28. Before the game, the Dons' head coach Jason Damjanovic spoke about how the last victory over the Vikings at the season opener affected the team's preparation before the game. "I think you prepare for overconfiden...