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Men’s basketball dominant in win over Porterville

Men’s basketball dominant in win over Porterville

Amaris Clay, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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The De Anza Dons men’s basketball team showcased exceptional promise for the upcoming season in their 79-57 win against Porterville on Wednesday, Nov. 22. The Dons were in tip-top form against one of California’s strongest offensive teams. Leading the Dons in scoring was freshman guard Ahmad Youn...

Men’s soccer reaches playoffs, but falls to CCSF

Casy Hsu, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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De Anza men’s soccer overcame injury and illness to reach the CCCAA playoffs, but was unable to advance past the first round. “It was a very tough season for the team, with many players missing critical games due to injury and sickness this year,” head coach Rusty Johnson said. “During those...

Fresno’s full-court press gets the best of men’s basketball

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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Pressure--mainly that of the full court variety--got the best of De Anza men’s basketball in their 81-69 loss to Fresno City College on Nov. 29. The game began 8-7 in favor of Fresno before De Anza subbed out starting point guard Isaac Acevado and center AJ Singh. Singh returned minutes later after...

Final minute dooms men’s basketball in loss

Final minute dooms men’s basketball in loss

Ryan Chen, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...