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De Anza Suffers close loss against Monterey Peninsula

Anthony Lucido , Staff Reporter | March 16, 2020

The De Anza College baseball team suffered a close 3-2 loss against Monterey Peninsula College on March 12. Despite the final score, Kody Decker, 21, criminal law major was quite happy with the way...

Anthony Sortino, 20, liberal arts major, runs back towards first base in a 14-1 loss on March 3 against Mission College.

Men’s baseball team flops

Lauren Locquiao, Staff Reporter | March 5, 2020

De Anza Dons give up 10 runs in last two innings With a score of 14-1, De Anza lost against Mission College on March 3 but it was the latter half of the game that was the deal breaker. The Dons held...

De Anza baseball team falls to Sierra College by way of blowout

Kassandra Zeledon , Staff Reporter | February 10, 2020

The De Anza baseball team suffered another blowout loss to Sierra Community College on Feb. 4. A scoreline of 21-2 marks yet another huge loss for the dons having been recently defeated by Santa Rosa...

Cody Decker, 21, criminal justice, takes swing against Cerro Coso College.

De Anza baseball team’s season opener ends in a loss

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter | January 29, 2020

The De Anza College baseball team opened the season at home with a blowout loss of 13-1 against Cerro Coso Community College on Jan. 24. Despite the loss and limited practice time as a team, head coach...

Players, new coach amped up for baseball season

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter | January 28, 2020

With a new head coach and the season freshly under way, the De Anza men’s baseball team hopes their busy offseason and improving team chemistry will lead them to a successful spring. Getting the team...

New De Anza College baseball coach inspired to lead college sports

New De Anza College baseball coach inspired to lead college sports

Saman Mashayekhi, Staff Reporter | October 28, 2019

Why do you want to coach at De Anza? “Because they’re the Dons,” said Don Watkins jokingly. Don Watkins, De Anza College’s new head baseball coach, said his father inspired him to begin participating...

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.

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

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter | January 27, 2018

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...

Catcher Rohith Mahanty scoops a bouncing pitch from the dirt in the De Anza College baseball game against San Francisco City College on Thursday, April 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...

De Anza baseball loses in the ninth inning

De Anza baseball loses in the ninth inning

March 5, 2015

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...

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