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Hardworking warriors of De Anza College sports: Star players

James Halpin, communications major, 20.

Gabriel Barrenechea, Amy Gallagher, and Maryam Golkar

March 25, 2019

De Anza Baseball's James Halpin According to De Anza College’s right fielder James Halpin, 20, communications major, baseball is tough and requires the right mindset to have confidence in one’s skills and training, which he constantly encourages his teammates to have. Halpin started his baseball career ...

Narrow loss to women’s basketball despite crunch time madness

Guard Doryn Gomex makes a successful shot attempt over an opposing defender during a home game on Feb. 13.

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 suffers grueling loss against Mission

Key injuries to team players left Coach Mike Allen with a tactical headache during the home game on Jan. 11.

Tyson Tsoi, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2019

The De Anza College women’s basketball team lost 106-29 to Mission College on Jan. 11. Due to lack of players, the team was only able to do so much. The team heavily relied on their two most skilled players in an attempt to secure the victory, but as the game progressed, they started showing signs of...

Women’s basketball new coach brings change

Coach Mike Allen talking to the players about a exercise to his team during practice on
Oct. 30 at De Anza College.

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2018

Son of a single mother and consistently frustrated about his father’s disappearance, Mike Allen, 45, coach for De Anza College’s women’s basketball team, inspires his students to achieve their goals. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio Allen’s mother always gave him the confidence to strive and work har...