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Dons baseball crushed in big loss

Antonio Triest Escobar, 19, communications major, looks for the right pitch against San Mateo in a home game on March 12.

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

The De Anza College baseball team took a big 16-4 loss at home on Tuesday March 12 against San Mateo College. San Mateo were ahead of De Anza from the get go. The first 3 innings went slow but the top of the fourth was when it all went downhill for the Dons. Head coach Erick Raich visibly showed frustration d...

Women’s basketball wraps up season with determined loss

Freshman guard Brianna Boscacci shoots a free throw for a technical foul assessed to the opposing bench during the Feb. 22 game against Hartnell.

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team narrowly lost their final game of the season against Hartnell College, 68-64 on Friday, Feb. 22. Defense by the Dons was strong throughout the game as they came up with key blocks at the basket to ensure they kept the scoreline neck and neck till the end. The lead was constantly rotated between both teams and the Dons went into h...

Dons Baseball struggle in second loss of season

Dons Baseball struggle in second loss of season

Miles Voci, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

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...

De Anza College football team wins championship

Cortlandt Brooks, 19, engineering major, running for the touchdown during the game that took the team to the state championship on Nov. 10 at De Anza College against Yuba College.

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

The De Anza College football team triumphantly overcame all hardships and doubt during the American Conference Championship Bowl in a nail-biting 42-41 win against Reedley College on Saturday, Nov. 17. This victory wraps up an incredible season for the team with a 10-1 record. The success came as a surprise given the team’s 2-8 record in 2017. In yet another dramati...

Dons edge Vikings, 68-65

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017

Forward Nemanja Rajic scored the go-ahead basket with 35 seconds left as the De Anza College Dons defeated the West Valley Vikings 68-65 Wednesday, Feb. 1. Rajic, 18, computer science major, scored 14 points on four of four shooting to go along with four blocks. “Before going into the second half...

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 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 innings. As the Dons took their turn to bat, second basemen Joey Shimono doubled and rounded...

Men’s basketball wins in last home game

Men's basketball wins in last home game

March 5, 2015

  The De Anza College Dons beat the Hartnell College Panthers 80-63 in their last home game on Feb. 18. “The outcome of the game was in our favor,” said head coach Jason Damjanovic. “We won that game for the sophomores.” It was sophomore night for both the men’s and women’s basketball...

Women’s Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

Women's Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

March 3, 2015

The De Anza College women’s basketball team wiped the floor clean as they beat the visiting Hartnell College Panthers 92-36 on Feb. 18. “Lots of great goals were set tonight,’’ head coach Megan Hankins said. She emphasized the part the sophomores played on the team. Since it was the last...

Former De Anza football player shot and killed

Former De Anza football player shot and killed

Taylor Bicht and Jacob Sisneros

February 18, 2015

A 23-year-old man named Phillip Watkins was shot and killed by San Jose police Wednesday evening Feb. 11, according to the San Jose Mercury News. Watkins played football for De Anza College in 2012. “We were all shocked when we heard,” said Dan Atencio, head coach of De Anza football. “[Phillip]...