The voice of De Anza since 1967.

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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

Mylinh Tang, 19, cognitive science major, practicing her discus form at De Anza College on April 25.

De Anza women’s Track & Field prepare for NorCal

Anthony Politi, La Voz Staff | April 27, 2024

The women’s De Anza track and field team finished runner-up in the 2024 Coast Conference with 173 points total. This was another great accomplishment by the team, with many stacked odds against them,...

Mylinh Tang, 19, cognitive science major and Liam Brennan, 18, business management major practicing discus before a meet on April 25.

Mind set on state

Anthony Politi, La Voz Staff | April 27, 2024

As the De Anza track and field team prepares for its upcoming meet in Irvine, California, it is planning to seize the opportunity to compete for a state title. The De Anza men’s Track and Field team...

Student athletes meet with De Anza College President Lloyd Holmes and Athletic Director Ron Hannon at the Media and Learning Center in room 110 on Wednesday, Jan. 10.

Track and field athletes express distrust, discomfort with college administration, athletic department’s inaction

Leila Salam and Ann Penalosa | January 15, 2024

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to correctly identify Riley Nguyen with their preferred set of pronouns. Track and field athletes, coaches and alumni confronted De Anza College’s administrators...

Track and field students and coaches meet up with Chancellor Lee Lambert to talk about the lack of communication over the firing and suspension of three coaches on Sept. 27 at room L47.

Frustrated over the absence of three track and field coaches, athletes and coaches speak up to the Chancellor

Lauren Linh Bui, Leila Salam, and Ann Penalosa | October 5, 2023

More than 45 track and field athletes and coaches showed up to a meeting with FHDA Chancellor Lee Lambert on Sept. 27 in an attempt to resolve administrators' lack of communication regarding three coaches...

The track and field team and coaches at a meet on May 1.

Opinion: Give athletes a voice and bring back Coach Mattis

Abel Tariku | July 1, 2023

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to provide information about the censored video's deletion. The following video is an opinion-based commentary regarding the absence of Nick Mattis, the head...

Brianna Nunn (center) stands with teammates at the track and field Coast Conference Championship at Hartnell College on April 29. Individuals from the team taped over “De Anza” on their jerseys in protest of the athletics department’s lack of support and communication after Head Coach Nick Mattis was placed on administrative leave.

Absence of head coach leaves track and field program ‘screwed’

Autumn Alvarez | July 1, 2023

Head Track Coach and Assistant Athletics Director Nick Mattis, last seen by the track and field team at a scheduled meet on April 15, has been put on administrative paid leave. Track and field athletes...

Antoine Moret, 19, aerospace engineering major, hurdling during the 3,000 meter steeplechase event at the Wildcat Cup meet on March 18.

Track and field season recap: Hurdles on and off the track

Abel Tariku | June 6, 2023

De Anza’s track and field team ended its season on May 20 with the men’s team tying for sixth place in the CCCAA California State Championship.  This is an improvement from last year’s eighth...

From left: Antoine Moret, 19, aerospace engineering major, and Elliot Daniels, 18, nursing major, working their way through the difficult race on April 26.

Photo Essay: Mountain Lions track and field places second at Coast Conference meet

Connor Blum | May 7, 2023

The De Anza Mountain Lions track and field team competed in the two day Coast Conference meet at Hartnell College in Salinas.  During the preliminaries on April 26, the men's team earned 183 points...

Samuel Betz, 18, business major, focuses on his stride during the 100-meter dash.

De Anza track and field finishes on top in overall points in first meet

Trevis Dampier | February 14, 2023

De Anza College’s track and field team started the season with the two-day Jim Linthicum Invitational on Feb. 10 and Feb. 11 where the Mountain Lions took first place in overall points for males and...

Starting in the top left box and moving clockwise: Head coach Nick Mattis, Bri Nunn, 20, economics major, Jose Odulas, 19, kinesiology major and Sage Coyle, 19, communications major.

De Anza track and field looks to place top in state once again

Trevis Dampier | February 3, 2023

De Anza College head coach Nick Mattis and the track team had a successful season last year with multiple athletes named top in the state for their events. They are looking to repeat this accomplishment...

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