De Anza Dons demonstrate big heart
on November 23, 2009
The De Anza High School Dons, a much-maligned football team, got clobbered in their homecoming night game. But the full story does not show up in the box score.
The Dons were blown out 49-7 by a much better Alameda High School team. The Dons gave up hundreds of yards, but never yielded an inch when it came to heart.
They came in 0-9, and they left 0-10. Most of the 23 players who suited up were seniors, playing possibly the last organized football game of their lives.
After the game, Coach Mike WIlliams said he was proud of his boys for never giving up. Anyone who watched that night couldn’t help but agree.
20091123_deanzablog/20091123_deanzablog.mp3|Fight that never stops|The football players at De Anza High School had little success on the scoreboard, but teach us something through their tireless effort.
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