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Star quarterback praises family and football

Star quarterback praises family and football

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

His parents put him on the soccer team as a child, but another parent suggested to his mom that football seemed more suited to his energetic and rough playing style. So began the football career of De Anza College’s quarterback, Oliver Svirsky. Svirsky, 22, social behavioral science major...

De Anza College football strives for championship title

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

After a rocky start, the De Anza College football team has come back swinging at the midseason point. The team is currently 4-2 with aspirations of taking back to back American-Pacific 7 championship titles. “The team is developing and starting to come together as a unit after a slow start,” head...

Assistant football coach Nate Garnica dies at 34 years old

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

De Anza College students and staff mourn the loss and remember the life of assistant football coach Nate Garnica, who died on March 17. He succumbed to heart failure at his grandmother’s house and was unable to be revived, head football coach Tony Santos said. He was 34 years old. He coached at ...

De Anza College Football saved

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018

After two weeks of strategic planning, the De Anza College football program has been saved from elimination, for now. The Instructional Planning and Budget team voted Nov. 27 to give award-winning coach Tony Santos and his championship winning team the opportunity to implement a two-pha...

De Anza football gets another chance

Christian Trujano and Brenna White

November 12, 2018

Football was given two weeks for the dean of athletics to come up with a plan to make more cuts in the program, said Lorrie Ranck, co-chair of the Instructional Planning and Budget Team. College Council decided at the Nov. 1 meeting to accept the IPBT plan to eliminate the football and water polo p...

The pressure is on for IPBT to meet their large deficit in less than a week

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2018

The Instructional Planning and Budget Team need to finalize recommend cuts for an estimated $2.35 million budget deficit to college council by Nov. 1. With little time remaining to deal with such a large deficit, interim president Christina Espinoza-Pieb emphasized the deadline, which is approaching ...

The new faces of De Anza Football

The new faces of De Anza Football

Audrey Marques, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

The De Anza College football team looks to the fall 2018 season with confidence. Less than a month into the season, the Dons have a win-loss record of 3-1 following a 29-0 home game victory against Gavilan College on September 15. Head Coach Tony Santos says that team dynamics are promising, “I think the sky’s the limit. We are very competitive. Our freshme...