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Determination shown by women’s basketball as tough season concludes

Determination shown by women’s basketball as tough season concludes

Maryam Golkar, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

The 2018-2019 women’s basketball season has come to a close with De Anza College attaining a final standing of 4-19 for their overall record and 1-9 for their conference record. A rough season was underlined by the loss of eight players due to injury and academic reasons. An initial roster of...

Women’s basketball wraps up season with determined loss

Women’s basketball wraps up season with determined loss

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team narrowly lost their final game of the season against Hartnell College, 68-64 on Friday, Feb. 22. Defense by the Dons was strong throughout the game as they came up with key blocks at the basket to ensure they kept the scoreline neck and neck till the end. The lead was constantly rotated between both teams and the Dons went into h...

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


Filed under Sports

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


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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