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Ex-De Anza women softball players find welcome at Foothill

Image by Cheryl Holt from Pixabay

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

The De Anza College softball season was cancelled this year after an exodus of players due in large part to issues with communication between former head coach Jason Bugg and players. The fall of 2019 looked like a reversal of fortunes for the softball team, which lacked the players to field a team...

De Anza dean of P.E. and kinesiology hopes for student success

De Anza dean of P.E. and kinesiology hopes for student success

Don Le, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2019

Eric Mendoza was named the new dean of physical education and kinesiology at De Anza College in February following an extensive career in athletic academics. “(De Anza) was a great opportunity to join a California community college with a great reputation in academics and athletics,” said Mend...

Softball season over before it even starts

Softball season over before it even starts

Elsa Castro, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

Graphic by Emily Liu De Anza College women’s softball has come to a halt due to a shortage of players. The team was unable to recruit new players for the upcoming season after the departure of their former coach, who left last fall, causing some players to leave too. “By the time we hired a new coach, it was too late to recruit new athletes as the schoo...

Softball lose by 13

Softball lose by 13

Bala Gunaseelan

March 5, 2015

The De Anza College softball team lost 14-1 the last game of the day against Reedley College on Friday Feb. 13. Three games were played on  that day, starting with De Anza beating College of the Redwoods 4-2, then Reedley emerging triumphant over Redwoods with a score of 11-1. The games were scheduled...

Winning On And Off The Field

Angelena Mexicano

Bambi Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Angelena Mexicano has developed her passion for softball on and off the field through playing and teaching. “You gotta love it,” said Mexicano, who frequently motivates her team with this message. Softball has been Mexicano’s passion since age 9, when she started playing because of the influence...