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Football Player Spotlight: Javon Sturns, RB

Kathleen Quinn and Dylan Newman

December 9, 2019

Javon Sturns, 20, business major, balances his academics with his athletic life playing as a running back for De Anza Football.  

Colin Kaepernick deserves another shot in the NFL

Daniel Arriaga, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

Colin Kaepernick is one of the most notorious names in the NFL due to his stand against the NFL that cost him his career as a quarterback in the league. I believe if the league were to give Colin Kaepernick another chance it would be very beneficial and bring in more fans and views. Upon watching ...

Star quarterback praises family and football

Starting quarterback Oliver Svrsky, 22, credits his family for his success.

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

His parents put him on the soccer team as a child, but another parent suggested to his mom that football seemed more suited to his energetic and rough playing style. So began the football career of De Anza College’s quarterback, Oliver Svirsky. Svirsky, 22, social behavioral science major...

De Anza College football strives for championship title

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

After a rocky start, the De Anza College football team has come back swinging at the midseason point. The team is currently 4-2 with aspirations of taking back to back American-Pacific 7 championship titles. “The team is developing and starting to come together as a unit after a slow start,” head...

Assistant football coach Nate Garnica dies at 34 years old

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

De Anza College students and staff mourn the loss and remember the life of assistant football coach Nate Garnica, who died on March 17. He succumbed to heart failure at his grandmother’s house and was unable to be revived, head football coach Tony Santos said. He was 34 years old. He coached at ...

De Anza College football team wins championship

Cortlandt Brooks, 19, engineering major, running for the touchdown during the game that took the team to the state championship on Nov. 10 at De Anza College against Yuba College.

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

The De Anza College football team triumphantly overcame all hardships and doubt during the American Conference Championship Bowl in a nail-biting 42-41 win against Reedley College on Saturday, Nov. 17. This victory wraps up an incredible season for the team with a 10-1 record. The success came as a surprise given the team’s 2-8 record in 2017. In yet another dramati...

De Anza Dons looking forward to playing Contra Costa

Coach Santos talking to the game after the game on Sept. 29 against Gavilan, the game ended at 29-0 to De Anza Dons.

Nick Bauersfeld, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2018

As the season begins to shape out the De Anza Dons have been firing on all cylinders with a record of 5-1. The Dons 41-14 win against Contra Costa College, Saturday Oct. 13, solidified their strength this season. Head coach, Tony Santos had plenty of high praise, heading into this game. “We’re 4-1...

The new faces of De Anza Football

The new faces of De Anza Football

Audrey Marques, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

The De Anza College football team looks to the fall 2018 season with confidence. Less than a month into the season, the Dons have a win-loss record of 3-1 following a 29-0 home game victory against Gavilan College on September 15. Head Coach Tony Santos says that team dynamics are promising, “I think the sky’s the limit. We are very competitive. Our freshme...

Rushing the QB: De Anza lineman ready to take next step toward NFL dream

Rushing the QB: De Anza lineman ready to take next step toward NFL dream

Christian Babcock, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018

Two years. Less than that, actually. That’s how long Alex Tchangam has been playing football. In that time, he went from joining De Anza’s football team in the middle of the 2016 season to being named first-team all-state in 2017. He narrowly missed becoming an All-American. The versatile 6-f...