La Voz News

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.

2018 Baseball Season Preview: Young Dons look to build on past success

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

De Anza’s 2018 baseball team anticipates a strong upcoming spring season, as they look to build on last year’s overall record of 22-17 and 12-8 record in  conference games. 2018’s team composition consists of 22 freshman players and 12 sophomores. Head coach Erick Raich described this seaso...

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 loses in the ninth inning

De Anza baseball loses in the ninth inning

March 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

The De Anza College baseball team encountered a nerve-racking ninth inning loss 5-4 against Monterey Peninsula College on Tuesday Feb. 17. Starting pitcher Alex Zarate kept the team afloat through the early innings. As the Dons took their turn to bat, second basemen Joey Shimono doubled and rounded...

Dons triumph over Reedley in 4-3 walk-off win

Talina Rocha, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

The De Anza Dons baseball team earned their first win of the season against Reedley College in a nerve racking nine innings. Starting pitcher Alex Zarate went five innings allowing only one run in the third, leaving the Dons trailing 1-0 behind the Tigers. Entering the third inning with De Anza...

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 college’s Baseball Brothers: Rey Gallegos

De Anza college’s Baseball Brothers: Rey Gallegos

Patricia Nguyen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013


Filed under Sports

What got you guys into playing baseball? We’ve been playing baseball since we were four. But this would be the first year that I get to play on a team with my little brother. Before I would play a couple years ahead of him so this has been a really great experience. Would you say that you both ...

De Anza college’s Baseball Brothers: Chris Gallegos

De Anza college’s Baseball Brothers: Chris Gallegos

Patricia Nguyen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013


Filed under Sports

How does it feel playing on a team with your brother? Actually, this would be the first time we played on the same team together. It’s been really great. There’s literally no competition at all between us. If anything it’s more about us cheering and rooting each other on. Would you say t...