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Hardworking warriors of De Anza College sports: Star players

Hardworking warriors of De Anza College sports: Star players

Gabriel Barrenechea, Amy Gallagher, and Maryam Golkar

March 25, 2019

De Anza Baseball's James Halpin According to De Anza College’s right fielder James Halpin, 20, communications major, baseball is tough and requires the right mindset to have confidence in one’s skills and training, which he constantly encourages his teammates to have. Halpin started his baseball career ...

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...

Determination shown by women’s basketball as tough season concludes

Determination shown by women’s basketball as tough season concludes

Maryam Golkar, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

The 2018-2019 women’s basketball season has come to a close with De Anza College attaining a final standing of 4-19 for their overall record and 1-9 for their conference record. A rough season was underlined by the loss of eight players due to injury and academic reasons. An initial roster of...

Women’s basketball wraps up season with determined loss

Women’s basketball wraps up season with determined loss

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team narrowly lost their final game of the season against Hartnell College, 68-64 on Friday, Feb. 22. Defense by the Dons was strong throughout the game as they came up with key blocks at the basket to ensure they kept the scoreline neck and neck till the end. The lead was constantly rotated between both teams and the Dons went into h...

Lackluster season for men’s basketball buoyed by player accolades

Lackluster season for men’s basketball buoyed by player accolades

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019

De Anza College’s men’s basketball team concluded their season on Feb. 22 with an overall score of 11-17 and several individual accolades. Head coach Jason Damjanovic said the team made improvements individually and collectively, also adding that several players stepped up to lead, including some fr...

Track & Field secure top spot in home meet

Track & Field secure top spot in home meet

Jaclyn Lim, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2019

De Anza College’s track and field team came out on top in their first home meet since 2017, competing against six other community colleges last Saturday, Feb. 23.                         “I was pretty pleased with it, I thought we did even better than I was expecting so early in...

Men’s basketball conclude season with a bang

Men’s basketball conclude season with a bang

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2019

De Anza College’s men’s basketball team closed their season with a 93-89 win over Hartnell College Feb. 22, improving the Dons’ final record to 17-11. The starters contributed a hefty 79 points, led by forward Ajay Singh, 20, finance major, who ended the game with 29 points himself. Point guard Darien Davis, 20, communications major, contributed 25 p...

Losing Streak Over As Men’s Basketball Pull Off Huge Win

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2019

De Anza College’s men’s basketball came up with a big win against San Jose City College Feb. 20, winning 95-81. The Dons faced a lot of struggles this season but showed no signs of losing this time around. Dominic Simpkins, 18, communications major, was the main factor in getting the win, pulling u...

A Look into Track and Field

February 26, 2019

De Anza College's track and field head coach Nick Mattis says he has high hopes for this years team to qualify for state and win numerous awards.