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

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

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 edge Monterey Peninsula College for the win

Men’s basketball edge Monterey Peninsula College for the win

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

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...

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 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...

De Anza dean of P.E. and kinesiology hopes for student success

De Anza dean of P.E. and kinesiology hopes for student success

Don Le, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2019

Eric Mendoza was named the new dean of physical education and kinesiology at De Anza College in February following an extensive career in athletic academics. “(De Anza) was a great opportunity to join a California community college with a great reputation in academics and athletics,” said Mend...

Hardworking warriors of De Anza College sports: Coaches

Hardworking warriors of De Anza College sports: Coaches

Gabriel Barrenechea, Miles Voci, Elsa Castro, and Jaclyn Lim

March 26, 2019

Women's basketball coach, Mike Allen Coming from a humble background, raised in a single parent home, De Anza College's women’s basketball head coach Michael Allen is no stranger to adversity. His passion for basketball and his commitment to make his mother proud, pushed him to work hard and lead him to success, winning national championships in high school and in col...

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...