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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...

Track home meets cancelled

Track home meets cancelled

William Roman, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

For the first time in six years, De Anza will not host any home meets for the track and field team. Construction on the track, which was originally supposed to be finished in December, now may not be done until April. Head coach Nick Mattis discussed the various ways the team has been affected. ...

De Anza snaps losing streak with win over Gavilan

De Anza snaps losing streak with win over Gavilan

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's basketball, Sports

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CNHXf4nx5k A determined De Anza Dons men’s basketball team victoriously ended a four-game losing streak on Friday, Feb. 2, against the Gavilan Rams. As tensions ran high on the court throughout the game, the Dons successfully secured the win by widening the scoring ga...

Dons keep it close, but unable to pull off win

Dons keep it close, but unable to pull off win

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GuAvhfJ9d0 The De Anza College Dons failed to pull out all the stops during their game against the Gavilan Rams on Friday, Feb. 2. Despite their strong display of effort, the Dons were unable to come out on top, and lost 73-65. The Rams came in hot in the first quar...

Badminton team wins academic award

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Upon hearing that De Anza’s 2017 women’s badminton team was the recipient of the Badminton Scholar Team Award by the California Community College Athletic Association, head coach Mark Landefeld thought the timing of the award was unusual, but he was proud of the team’s accomplishment. Each year,...

De Anza College men’s, women’s basketball teams fall to Cabrillo

De Anza College men’s, women’s basketball teams fall to Cabrillo

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

De Anza women’s basketball fell to the Cabrillo Seahawks 80-43 in a conference game on Friday, Jan. 19 at De Anza, while the men’s team lost 84-72. In the women’s game, De Anza captain Jonai Stanfield led her team with six 3-pointers and 25 points. “The key was to keep my team motivated,” Stanfield s...

De Anza College head coach seeks to improve records of women’s, men’s swim teams

Jack Molmud, Video Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 2018 De Anza swim team foresees hurdles as they seek to improve from an average 2017 season finish with just one coach taking on both men’s and women’s teams. De Anza men’s swim and dive finished second at the Coast Conference finals last season, while women’s swim and dive finished fift...

2018 Baseball Season Preview: Young Dons look to build on past success

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

De Anza’s 2018 baseball team anticipates a strong upcoming spring season, as they look to build on last year’s overall record of 22-17 and 12-8 record in  conference games. 2018’s team composition consists of 22 freshman players and 12 sophomores. Head coach Erick Raich described this seaso...