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Women’s basketball falls short again despite fighting back

Women’s basketball falls short again despite fighting back

Shiri Marwaha

February 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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...

Women’s basketball new coach brings change

Women’s basketball new coach brings change

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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...

Women’s Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

Women’s Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

March 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The De Anza College women’s basketball team wiped the floor clean as they beat the visiting Hartnell College Panthers 92-36 on Feb. 18. “Lots of great goals were set tonight,’’ head coach Megan Hankins said. She emphasized the part the sophomores played on the team. Since it was the last...

De Anza Dons women’s basketbal win in a rout

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

The De Anza women’s basketball team was able to overcome Monterey Peninsula College on Jan. 30, with a 70-50 conference game win. Score after score, it was almost as if the two teams were taking turns making baskets in a deadlocked first half. By halftime, the Dons led the game by only two points. The...

Coach profile: Megan Hankins

Coach profile: Megan Hankins

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014


Filed under Sports

Building up a team from scratch is a difficult task, but head coach of the De Anza College women’s basketball team Megan Hankins decided to take it on. Hankins has been able to simultaneously strengthen the women’s basketball team, work as a marriage and family therapist, maintain a relations...

Opener lost 65-63

Opener lost 65-63

Rajvir Kaur, Freelancer

November 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

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McPhearson leads Dons to victory

McPhearson leads Dons to victory

Jeff Facun, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014


Filed under Sports

How does Shayla McPhearson top a performance where she scored 26 points in a 63-56 victory against Gavilan? By getting a quadruple-double in her last game at De Anza College as an encore. The sophomore guard had 23 points, 11 rebounds, 12 assists and 10 steals to lead the Dons past the Cabrillo...

De Anza preserves late lead to beat Gavilan

De Anza preserves late lead to beat Gavilan

Jeff Facun

February 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

As sophomore guard Shayla McPhearson goes, so does the De Anza College women's basketball team. The Dons required all of McPhearson's 26 points to beat the visiting Gavilan Rams 63-56 on Friday Feb. 7. "There is always room for improvement," said McPhearson of her team’s performance against Gavilan....