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De Anza Suffers close loss against Monterey Peninsula

De Anza Suffers close loss against Monterey Peninsula

Anthony Lucido, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

The De Anza College baseball team suffered a close 3-2 loss against Monterey Peninsula College on March 12. Despite the final score, Kody Decker, 21, criminal law major was quite happy with the way things turned out. “There was a lot of improvement, everyone’s growing and we’re more of a...

Men’s baseball team flops

Men’s baseball team flops

Lauren Locquiao, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

De Anza Dons give up 10 runs in last two innings With a score of 14-1, De Anza lost against Mission College on March 3 but it was the latter half of the game that was the deal breaker. The Dons held on through the first six innings after only letting four runners score but the chemistry and mome...

De Anza baseball team falls to Sierra College by way of blowout

Kassandra Zeledon, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

The De Anza baseball team suffered another blowout loss to Sierra Community College on Feb. 4. A scoreline of 21-2 marks yet another huge loss for the dons having been recently defeated by Santa Rosa Junior College 38-1. Sierra started off by scoring a run in the first inning after their batter...

De Anza baseball team’s season opener ends in a loss

De Anza baseball team’s season opener ends in a loss

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

The De Anza College baseball team opened the season at home with a blowout loss of 13-1 against Cerro Coso Community College on Jan. 24. Despite the loss and limited practice time as a team, head coach Don Watkins said that he was super excited about the game. "In reality I only had the guys for...

Players, new coach amped up for baseball season

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

With a new head coach and the season freshly under way, the De Anza men’s baseball team hopes their busy offseason and improving team chemistry will lead them to a successful spring. Getting the team together proved to be a process for new head coach Don Watkins, who joined the program in August. ...

New De Anza College baseball coach inspired to lead college sports

New De Anza College baseball coach inspired to lead college sports

Saman Mashayekhi, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

Why do you want to coach at De Anza? “Because they’re the Dons,” said Don Watkins jokingly. Don Watkins, De Anza College’s new head baseball coach, said his father inspired him to begin participating in the sport. Watkins started his path as a troubled youth who was not interested in school....

De Anza men’s baseball faced injuries, tough season

De Anza men’s baseball faced injuries, tough season

Francisco Medina, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

The De Anza College baseball team concluded their season with a record of 12-24-1. Head Coach Erick Raich said the tough schedule and recurring injuries heavily impacted the results of the baseball team. “On paper, this was the most talented team that we’ve had come through in a long time,” said Raic...

De Anza men’s baseball seizes a heartfelt win in their final home game of the season

De Anza men’s baseball seizes a heartfelt win in their final home game of the season

Yoorim Cho, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

De Anza College baseball team turned the tide and defeated Chabot 7-5 after a massive home run on April 23. De Anza led with three runs in the bottom of the first inning, before Chabot scored three runs in the third inning and two more at the top of the fourth. De Anza stopped Chabot’s momen...

Dons baseball crushed in big loss

Dons baseball crushed in big loss

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

The De Anza College baseball team took a big 16-4 loss at home on Tuesday March 12 against San Mateo College. San Mateo were ahead of De Anza from the get go. The first 3 innings went slow but the top of the fourth was when it all went downhill for the Dons. Head coach Erick Raich visibly showed frustration d...