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Women’s basketball stay hot with win over Monterey Peninsula College

Women’s basketball stay hot with win over Monterey Peninsula College

Travis Wynn, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

The De Anza women’s basketball team extended their win streak to three as they respectively beat Monterey Peninsula College by a score of 73-52 on Feb. 5. Prior to tipoff, head coach Michael Allen said that they had been executing all year and they were ready for this game. The coach’s confidence...

Men’s basketball team suffers third loss in conference

Men’s basketball team suffers third loss in conference

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...

Kobe Bryant: A legend gone too soon

Kobe Bryant: A legend gone too soon

Oscar Frias-Rivera, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2020

Kobe Bryant was a huge influence to many people around the world, and his sudden death really broke the world. It felt like time stopped for the day and everyone in the world couldn't continue on with there day. The only other person I know whose death had the same effect was Michael Jackson. I was...

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

Men’s basketball push for strong season finish

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 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 women’s basketball hopeful for upcoming season

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The De Anza College women’s basketball team looks forward to wins, team bonding and an all-around productive season. Michael Allen, head women’s basketball coach has both academic goals and basketball goals for his players. “Our basketball goal is to make the playoffs, and go as far as we...

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...

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.                     ...

Women’s basketball falls short again despite fighting back

Women’s basketball falls short again despite fighting back

Shiri Marwaha

February 7, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team suffered a crushing defeat at home to Hartnell College Wednesday, Jan. 23 by 84-40. The guest team asserted their dominance from the beginning, but the Dons fought back and scored some feisty baskets. However, those baskets were too few and fa...