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Opinion: Dishonest administration endangers baseball players

Matt Risko, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

De Anza College Dons 2014 baseball Preview

De Anza College Dons 2014 baseball Preview

Jeff Facun

February 16, 2014

The 2014 De Anza College baseball team is looking forward to the upcoming conference season. So much so that some returning members from last year's team are not putting a lot of stock into starting the season slow. Their preseason record as of Friday Feb. 21 was 0-9. "We are trying to stay focused,...