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Narrow loss to women’s basketball despite crunch time madness

Narrow loss to women’s basketball despite crunch time madness

Jaclyn Lim, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team were one point shy from beating Gavilan College on Feb. 13, losing 57-58.                        The score was close as De Anza scored the last two shots, only to give a foul in the last few seconds.                     ...

Heavy loss to men’s basketball despite high point contributions

Heavy loss to men’s basketball despite high point contributions

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

De Anza College men's basketball took a tough loss against Gavilan College Feb. 22, losing 99-73. It was a close game in the first half as the score went back and forth, until Gavilan went on a scoring rampage in the second half. Dominic Simpkins, 18, communications major, dropped a career-high 31...

Track and Field gunning for top spot

Track and Field gunning for top spot

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019

The De Anza Track and Field team hopes that an increase in roster numbers will boost their chances this season. After finishing second in both the men’s and women’s conference championships last year, head coach Nick Mattis made it clear that his goal is to get both teams back on top. “Our goal...

Men’s basketball suffers narrow loss once again

Men’s basketball suffers narrow loss once again

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019

The De Anza College Men's Basketball fell short in beating Cabrillo College Jan. 23, losing 81-75. The game was of high energy and was filled with potential highlight reels throughout the match. Dominic Simpkins stood out above the rest, as he dominated by notching a double-double with an astounding...

Women’s basketball falls short again despite fighting back

Women’s basketball falls short again despite fighting back

Shiri Marwaha

February 7, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team suffered a crushing defeat at home to Hartnell College Wednesday, Jan. 23 by 84-40. The guest team asserted their dominance from the beginning, but the Dons fought back and scored some feisty baskets. However, those baskets were too few and fa...

Dons Baseball struggle in second loss of season

Dons Baseball struggle in second loss of season

Miles Voci, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

De Anza College’s baseball team fell to their second loss of the season on Tuesday, Jan. 29, losing by a score of 11-3. The visiting Santa Rosa Bearcats took advantage of a big eight inning were they scored eight runs. A tightly contested match throughout, the Dons scored two consecutive runs at the b...

First win in the bag as baseball kick off season

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

The De Anza Dons baseball team started their season off with a win on Jan. 25, defeating the Yuba 49ers by a score of 6-4. The Dons ran aggressively and took advantage of multiple errors by Yuba to score early and never gave up the lead. First baseman Sean Rooney, 19, business major, helped lead t...

Baseball falls to Yuba amidst controversial call

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

De Anza College’s baseball team fell to Yuba College 10-6 in their second home game of the season Jan. 26. But a peculiar situation on the sidelines midway through the match seemingly marred the game. Outfielder James Halpin, on the bench, was ejected from the game for allegedly arguing calls with ...

Men’s baseball raring to kick off season in hopes of playoff berth

Men’s baseball raring to kick off season in hopes of playoff berth

Jaclyn Lim, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

The De Anza College Baseball team are prepared for their season this year, with hopes of clinching a playoff berth. Despite the gloomy weather, pitching coach Matt Risko assures that no problem is too big for the team to overcome. “It wouldn’t be De Anza baseball without a little bit of adversity with the rain coming in buckets the last couple w...

Softball season over before it even starts

Softball season over before it even starts

Elsa Castro, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

Graphic by Emily Liu De Anza College women’s softball has come to a halt due to a shortage of players. The team was unable to recruit new players for the upcoming season after the departure of their former coach, who left last fall, causing some players to leave too. “By the time we hired a new coach, it was too late to recruit new athletes as the schoo...