Articles by: Ian Crow
 

  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's team | Photo Credit: Mantas Baranauskas

    Gouda looks at areas of improvement following defeat to Mohawks Teesside

    December 11, 2017 at 10:03 am

    University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s captain Martina Gouda feels there are improvements to be made following a 44-91 defeat to Mohawks Teesside in the Durham County Basketball League on Sunday. The first quarter saw Sunderland miss their rebound shots as the visitors took advantage, using breaks to give themselves […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's prepare for BUCS League action | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Wood looking at positives despite defeat to unbeaten York St John

    December 7, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Coach Harry Wood looked at the positives despite his University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s 34-74 loss to unbeaten York St John University Women’s 1st’s. The away side showed their skill from the off, but the Wearsider’s put up a good fight to end the quarter with only an eight points […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's team | Photo Credit: Mantas Baranauskas

    Coach Wood praises Sunderland’s breaks in win over York

    December 1, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Coach Harry Wood said breaks were “the key to success” as University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s cruised to 73-61 victory over the University of York. Sunderland’s women dominated to open up a 20-point lead at the end of the first quarter, with York struggling to break the defence and […]

     
  • University of Sunderland women's team in action vs Bradford | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Wood highlights rebound conversion rate as deciding factor in win over Bradford

    October 23, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    University of Sunderland coach Harry Wood got the defensive performance he hoped for as his Women’s Basketball Team comfortably beat Bradford 67-43 last Wednesday, a result he put down to converting their “second shots”. Sunderland started the game on the front foot, with Mildred Lee’s drives and shots causing Bradford trouble, […]

     
  • Sunderland's Aly Dixon (left) and Sonia Samuels celebrate after crossing the line during the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

    Who could feature when Sunderland honour Rio 2016 heroes?

    October 27, 2016 at 10:35 am

    After another inspirational year for Team GB at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, many of the region’s athletes will be honoured by Sunderland AFC this weekend.  Great Britain finished in second place in both medal tables at Rio 2016, with the Olympics seeing Team GB finishing ahead of powerhouse China. […]

     
  • Great Britain's Aly Dixon celebrates as she crosses the line during the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. Picture credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Sunderland AFC to honour Rio 2016 heroes

    October 25, 2016 at 10:57 am

    Sunderland AFC will be honouring the Rio 2016 heroes on Saturday as a multitude of this summers’s athletes visit the Stadium of Light. A sum of Team GB athletes will take to the pitch at the home of the Black Cats during the half-time interval during their fixture against Arsenal […]