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Father credited for his son’s desire to excel in all aspects of life

John Vergara, 20, kinesiology major taking a three-point shot on Feb. 21 against Hartnell College.

Ruby Veloz, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

It was the last home game of the season and his last game playing for De Anza College when John Vergara, 20-year-old sophomore, stepped on the court and saw his mother and father sitting in the bleachers. “My dad has never really watched my games and when he does watch my games he’s really hard...

Men’s basketball put on a show in final game of season

John Vergara, 20, kinesiology major taking a three-point shot on Feb. 21 against Hartnell College.

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

The Dons delivered a record-breaking performance and dominated Hartnell College by a score of 109-82 ending the season with a bang. John Vergara, 20, kinesiology major consistently kept shooting three-pointers, finishing the night with 10 made attempts and setting a new school record. “In the...

Men’s basketball suffer a season ending loss

Aaron Tomlinson, 20, psychology major is on Feb. 14 looking to make a pass on Feb. 14 against Cabrillo College.

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

De Anza men’s basketball team took a hard loss on Feb. 14 against Cabrillo College, ending all hopes of making it to the postseason. Having already lost once to Cabrillo on Jan. 22, De Anza knew they needed to up the pace to win the game. The team did the research needed prior to the game and...

Men’s basketball edge Monterey Peninsula College for the win

Bryce Ahrens, 20, kinesiology goes for the layup before receiving a foul.

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

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

Kyle Nelson, 21, accounting major drives to the basket against multiple West Valley College defenders on Jan. 24.

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

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, Staff Reporter

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...

Men’s basketball push for strong season finish

Jordan Alexander, 22, business major, takes a 3-point shot during a 73-67 win against Gavilan College as the defender is late to contest.

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

January 28, 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 game...

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

Aaron Tomlinson, 20, psychology major, looking for a lane to drive to the basket against Porterville on Nov. 20

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...

Dons finish third in conference, look forward to next season

SETTING UP PLAY - Sophomore point guard George Henderson (4) dribbles down the court on Feb. 8 as De Anza College played against Cabrillo College.

Rajvir Kaur, Radhika Iyer, Sports Co-Editor, Opinion Editor

March 18, 2013

Dons bounced back after injuries, ended 3rd in conferece The men’s basketball team of De Anza College ended its season in third place in the NorCal Conference, with an overall record of 13-13. The Dons made the playoffs but lost to San Jose City College 84-91 in round one on Feb. 27. The team...