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Dons Baseball struggle in second loss of season

Dons Baseball struggle in second loss of season

Miles Voci, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

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...

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


Filed under Baseball, Sports

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...

Opinion: Dishonest administration endangers baseball players

Matt Risko, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinions

De Anza College’s administration clearly demonstrated that student safety is not its top priority by placing Erich Raich, head coach of our baseball team, on administrative leave for trying to keep his team safe by fixing their mistake. When the team walked onto the field on February 24 for a game against Folsom Lake, they found that Robert Bothman’s construction company used clay for ceramic pots in the pitcher’s mound. This clay does not stay firm and sinks like mud, creating a serious injury risk.

De Anza baseball falls short of comeback, lose to CCSF 8-7

De Anza baseball falls short of comeback, lose to CCSF 8-7

Anthony Montes, Editor-in-chief

April 12, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The De Anza College baseball team rallied late but could not lift themselves out of a five-run deficit, losing to City College of San Francisco 8-7 Thursday, April 7. The Rams did most of the damage in the fourth and fifth innings, scoring eight runs on only three hits. Wild pitches, fielding miscues ...

De Anza Baseball Crushes city college of San Francisco

De Anza Baseball Crushes city college of San Francisco

Talina Rocha, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The De Anza College baseball team shut out City College of San Francisco Tues. Mar. 3 in a 9-0 game. De Anza third baseman Alex Martinez started his second game on the mound and went six strong innings. Entering the first inning, the Dons put themselves on the board early. Joey Shimono, Ryan Johnson,...

De Anza Baseball grabs win number two

De Anza Baseball grabs win number two

Talina Rocha, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Slideshows, Sports

The De Anza baseball team took their second win of the season against Contra Costa College in dramatic fashion this Tuesday Feb. 10. Starting pitcher Alex Zarate went six innings allowing no runs and only one hit with many opportunities coming throughout the entire game for the Dons and Comets. In...

De Anza College baseball 2015 preview

Talina Rocha, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

The 2015 De Anza College baseball team will embark on a new conference season with not only new players, but with an entirely new coaching staff. With the program coming close to being cut last year, head coach Erick Raich stepped up to the plate and has remodeled the field with the help of donors and...

De Anza baseball kicks off fall league

De Anza baseball kicks off fall league

Taylor Bicht, Staff Writer

October 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

Friday, Oct. 14 marked the opening of fall baseball at De Anza College as the baseball team played a practice game against San Francisco City College. The 16-inning game was full of lineup changes and players trying to make the team for spring. New head coach Erick Raich and his staff used the ga...

Baseball Coach Erick Raich Profile:

Baseball Coach Erick Raich Profile:

Taylor Bicht, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Sports

De Anza Academic Director Kulwant Singh announced the hiring of Erick Raich as the new head baseball coach of the Dons this summer. Raich comes to De Anza from Palo Alto High School where he has been the head baseball coach since 2009. Raich won the Central Coast Section Division I baseball championship...

Mike Trout, the perfect player to start a franchise

Jacob Sisneros, Freelancer

May 6, 2014


Filed under Sports

The highest compliment for a baseball position player is to be labeled a five-tool player. In that respect, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout should be labeled a Swiss Army knife. When choosing a player to build a franchise around, Trout is without equal. Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce...