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Against all odds Dons win the championship

Against all odds Dons win the championship

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

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

Dons edge Vikings, 68-65

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's basketball, Sports

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


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

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


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...

Men’s basketball wins in last home game

Men’s basketball wins in last home game

March 5, 2015


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

  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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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]...

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...

2015 softball preview

Geena Gonzales, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

In summer 2014 De Anza College hired a new head coach for the softball team, Angelena Mexicano. Mexicano said she wants to use this season as a “building year for the team, and a year of getting to know and get familiar with everything.” She said she would like to be able to look back at this...