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Men’s basketball edge Monterey Peninsula College for the win

Men’s basketball edge Monterey Peninsula College for the win

Lianna Martinez, News Editor

February 13, 2020

The De Anza Men’s basketball team defeated Monterey Peninsula by a slim score of 57-52, leaving a few games left in hand before the conference championships. Both teams played intensely both on the offensive and defensive side with De Anza creating a comfortable lead at the start. De Anza took...

Men’s basketball team suffers third loss in conference

Men’s basketball team suffers third loss in conference

Lianna Martinez, News Editor

February 4, 2020

In a game in which all of the proceeds will go to the Coaches vs Cancer Society, the De Anza men’s basketball team lost 60-54 to conference opponents West Valley College on Jan. 24. Head coach Jason Damjanovic said West Valley did a really good job on rebounding and taking his team out of their...

Men’s basketball going for strong season finish

Lianna Martinez, News Editor

January 29, 2020

De Anza Colleges men's basketball team is eight games away from possibly claiming the Conference Champion title and a shot at the state playoffs. Although the team went through some rough patches earlier in the season, Head Coach Jason Damjanovic said that the team has recovered. With eight games...

De Anza men’s basketball take down San Jose City College thanks to effort on the defensive end

De Anza men’s basketball take down San Jose City College thanks to effort on the defensive end

Oscar Frias-Rivera, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

The De Anza Men’s Basketball team pulled out a win over local opponents San Jose City College on Jan. 15, beating them 72-65. The game’s atmosphere was intense right before tipoff as each team’s crowd cheered them on. De Anza fans quickly went silent as the team trailed by 11 in the first...

De Anza men’s basketball starts year with losing record, but brings strong defense

De Anza men’s basketball starts year with losing record, but brings strong defense

Jenny Choi, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The De Anza men’s basketball team stands 2-7 this season as they look to improve in the upcoming months. “We started off really well with two wins and with a few losses,” head coach Jason Damjanovic said. “But I’m really pleased with their effort. We just need to continue to improve.” The...

Losing Streak Over As Men’s Basketball Pull Off Huge Win

Gabriel Barrenechea, Sports Editor

March 2, 2019

De Anza College’s men’s basketball came up with a big win against San Jose City College Feb. 20, winning 95-81. The Dons faced a lot of struggles this season but showed no signs of losing this time around. Dominic Simpkins, 18, communications major, was the main factor in getting the win, pulling u...

Heavy loss to men’s basketball despite high point contributions

Heavy loss to men’s basketball despite high point contributions

Gabriel Barrenechea, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

De Anza College men's basketball took a tough loss against Gavilan College Feb. 22, losing 99-73. It was a close game in the first half as the score went back and forth, until Gavilan went on a scoring rampage in the second half. Dominic Simpkins, 18, communications major, dropped a career-high 31...

Men’s basketball fighting uphill battle to make playoffs

Julia Kolman, Editor-in-chief

January 29, 2019

De Anza College Men’s Basketball team approaches prospective playoffs with a score of 0-3 in the league as of Jan. 18. Despite the team’s current standing of 8-11, head coach Jason Damjanovik remains upbeat thanks to a prosperous preseason and the strong forms of several key players.     ...

Men’s basketball wins first home game against West Hills

Men’s basketball wins first home game against West Hills

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018

The De Anza Dons’ first home win of the season against West Hills Coalinga on Nov. 24, solidified their strong start to the season, moving to a 3-1 record and leading the State in scoring at 93.5 points per game. “I felt like I played good," said center Ajay Singh. "I was attacking the basket...

De Anza snaps losing streak with win over Gavilan

De Anza snaps losing streak with win over Gavilan

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CNHXf4nx5k A determined De Anza Dons men’s basketball team victoriously ended a four-game losing streak on Friday, Feb. 2, against the Gavilan Rams. As tensions ran high on the court throughout the game, the Dons successfully secured the win by widening the scoring ga...