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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...

“Cooler Than the Other Side of the Pillow”

“Cooler Than the Other Side of the Pillow”

Talina Rocha, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015

Stuart Scott changed the way many people viewed sports, making it fun to stay up late just to watch ESPN. His legacy inspired me to become a journalist and to one day touch many lives by creating my own legacy. For the past 20 years, Stuart Scott has entertained every one of us late at night on ESPN’s...

P.E. TEACHER, AUTHOR, FUNDRAISER

P.E. TEACHER, AUTHOR, FUNDRAISER

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015

You’re in store for more than just kinesiology or basketball if you register for one of Coach Z’s few courses before he retires after spring quarter. Gary Zarecky said he has achieved his dreams and more throughout his 48 years of coaching basketball and teaching, the latter half of those years...

Dons survive overtime and penalty shootout to beat West Valley

Cristian Munoz Ayala, Staff Writer

November 30, 2014

The De Anza College men’s soccer team endured overtime and penalties for a second straight game as it was able to beat school rivals West Valley College 7-6 in a penalty shootout after a 0-0 full time score on Saturday Nov. 29. With the win the Dons advanced to the state championships and are one...

Tougher NCAA transfer Requirements

Kavin Mistry, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has recently changed the requirements for athletes to emphasize the importance of education along with sports. “The minimum required GPA is now 2.5 instead of 2.0,” said De Anza College Athletic Academic Advisor Matt Trosper. Division I schools will...

Baseball Coach Erick Raich Profile:

Baseball Coach Erick Raich Profile:

Taylor Bicht, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

De Anza Academic Director Kulwant Singh announced the hiring of Erick Raich as the new head baseball coach of the Dons this summer. Raich comes to De Anza from Palo Alto High School where he has been the head baseball coach since 2009. Raich won the Central Coast Section Division I baseball championship...

Men’s soccer continues dominant run with big win over Chabot

Cindy Tran, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

The De Anza College men’s soccer team cruised to a victory against Chabot College by a score of 6-1 on Tuesday Sept. 30. “It’s hard to have a highlight when you score in the first minute and never look behind,” said De Anza head coach Rusty Johnson. Within the first 18 seconds of the game,...

High time for Phelps’ return

Kayla Grizzle, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

Michael Phelps’ possible  comeback attempt for the 2016 Rio De Janiero Olympics will instill fear back into his opponents for the next two years prior to the games. As the 18-time Olympic gold medalist rises back into the spotlight after competing in the Mesa Arena Grand Prix in Arizona on April...

Got a break between classes? Try these tips to pass the time

Leticia Castro

March 4, 2014

Going from class to class while juggling homework and work, busy college students hardly have any time to think about staying in shape and getting daily exercise. “I only have a few minutes between my classes and I do homework when I have time, not exercise,” said Michael Lopez, 19, business major. Daily...