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De Anza women’s basketball hopeful for upcoming season

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The De Anza College women’s basketball team looks forward to wins, team bonding and an all-around productive season. Michael Allen, head women’s basketball coach has both academic goals and basketball goals for his players. “Our basketball goal is to make the playoffs, and go as far as we...

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 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...

De Anza men’s water polo crushed by Ohlone

De Anza men’s water polo crushed by Ohlone

Alex Woolner, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

De Anza’s men’s water polo lost 23-7 to Ohlone College in a tough game on Oct. 9. The game had an exciting start with the first goal going to Ohlone. De Anza’s defense was off to a bad start during the first period. While the team and goalie seemed very alert, Ohlone’s shots kept going straight...

DA Voices: What are you excited for this season?

Bhuvi Natarajan, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

 

Folsom Lake College men’s soccer tie De Anza in final moments of game

Folsom Lake College men’s soccer tie De Anza in final moments of game

Francisco Medina, Photo Editor

September 26, 2019

The De Anza College men’s soccer team drew 2-2 as undefeated opponents Folsom Lake     College scored in the final play of the game on Sept. 14. The Dons started the game off slow on defense, which led to Folsom Lake hitting the post three times and eventually putting one into the back of the...

Esports can expand college athletics

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2019

As video games and streaming become more popular, incorporating an esports program at De Anza College can prove to be beneficial for students. Esports is competitive gaming, with full teams and tournaments that play popular video games such as “League of Legends” and “Overwatch.” De Anza ...

Men’s soccer team third in ‘18 conference, prepares for new goal keepers next season

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

The De Anza College men’s soccer team approaches their season after ranking 10-5-6 and placing third in the Coast South Conference. De Anza started the spring season slowly, losing their first two scrimmages. Head coach Rusty Johnson said one of the most important things the team can work on is ...

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 soccer suffers 3-1 loss

De Anza men’s soccer suffers 3-1 loss

Aaron Mata, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

The De Anza men's soccer team suffered a 3-1 loss in their scrimmage against Force Soccer Club on May 11. De Anza opened the scoreboard in the 10th minute, then conceded a penalty kick two minutes later for the equalizer and conceded the second goal towards the end of the first half. De Anza played w...