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Women’s basketball wraps up season with determined loss

Women’s basketball wraps up season with determined loss

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team narrowly lost their final game of the season against Hartnell College, 68-64 on Friday, Feb. 22. Defense by the Dons was strong throughout the game as they came up with key blocks at the basket to ensure they kept the scoreline neck and neck till the end. The lead was constantly rotated between both teams and the Dons went into h...

Lackluster season for men’s basketball buoyed by player accolades

Lackluster season for men’s basketball buoyed by player accolades

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019

De Anza College’s men’s basketball team concluded their season on Feb. 22 with an overall score of 11-17 and several individual accolades. Head coach Jason Damjanovic said the team made improvements individually and collectively, also adding that several players stepped up to lead, including some fr...

Track & Field secure top spot in home meet

Track & Field secure top spot in home meet

Jaclyn Lim, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2019

De Anza College’s track and field team came out on top in their first home meet since 2017, competing against six other community colleges last Saturday, Feb. 23.                         “I was pretty pleased with it, I thought we did even better than I was expecting so early in...

Men’s basketball conclude season with a bang

Men’s basketball conclude season with a bang

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2019

De Anza College’s men’s basketball team closed their season with a 93-89 win over Hartnell College Feb. 22, improving the Dons’ final record to 17-11. The starters contributed a hefty 79 points, led by forward Ajay Singh, 20, finance major, who ended the game with 29 points himself. Point guard Darien Davis, 20, communications major, contributed 25 p...

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

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

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...

A Look into Track and Field

February 26, 2019

De Anza College's track and field head coach Nick Mattis says he has high hopes for this years team to qualify for state and win numerous awards.

Narrow loss to women’s basketball despite crunch time madness

Narrow loss to women’s basketball despite crunch time madness

Jaclyn Lim, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team were one point shy from beating Gavilan College on Feb. 13, losing 57-58.                        The score was close as De Anza scored the last two shots, only to give a foul in the last few seconds.                     ...

Heavy loss to men’s basketball despite high point contributions

Heavy loss to men’s basketball despite high point contributions

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

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...

Track and Field gunning for top spot

Track and Field gunning for top spot

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019

The De Anza Track and Field team hopes that an increase in roster numbers will boost their chances this season. After finishing second in both the men’s and women’s conference championships last year, head coach Nick Mattis made it clear that his goal is to get both teams back on top. “Our goal...