All posts by Andre Cowen

Demon Media's Sports Officer for the 2016/17 Academic year. Essentially I help provide opportunities for more sports to get covered in Leicester! What that means: I like sports! For any enquiries, email me: Andre.Cowen@Demon-Media.co.uk

Fire at electrical sub station sends black smoke across Leicester skyline

Around 11:45am today, the Electrical sub station on Blackbird Avenue caught fire as a pillar of smoke reached up into the air, being seen from as far away as De Montfort University. The black smoke was seen throughout the city,...

/ 21st March 2017

DMU Basketball Pull Off the Impossible

The DMU Women’s Basketball 1st team (Pitbulls) and the DMU Men’s Basketball 1st team (Griffins) pulled off what seemed an impossible feat and won their varsity in a hectic day which saw DMU go 10-3 in the series after a...

/ 20th March 2017

Does DMU Have Home Advantage?

Does DMU have a home advantage? The Stats De Montfort University prides itself on being heavy involved in the university sporting world, with millions invested into different sites around the city, including £1 million spent on the watershed and £2...

/ 18th March 2017

Leicester Riders Pull Through in Fourth Quarter Performance

On Friday 25th November, the Leicester Riders had to come from behind to win in a dominating fashion as they overcame the Bristol Flyers in the fourth quarter to win 79-65 after a performance to remember at the Leicester Arena....

/ 5th December 2016

Women’s Basketball fall in fourth quarter to Northampton

De Montfort University’s Women’s basketball 1st team (DMU Pitbulls) faced off against the University of Northampton 1st side on a day full of British University & College Sports (BUCS) cup matches. After the final buzzer, the Pitbulls had finished as...

/ 30th November 2016

Netball fall off in Fourth Quarter against Ruskin

Both the De Montfort University (DMU) Netball 4th team and Anglia Ruskin Netball 2nd team came into the game in high hopes of winning. In a game full of twists and turns, DMU were edged out by Ruskin in the...

/ 15th November 2016

Griffins rocked by defeat to UoL

The De Montfort University (DMU) Griffins Men’s 2nd basketball team were unable to surpass a rampant University of Leicester (UoL) as they fell to their biggest defeat of the season so far, losing 65-38 at the end of the 4th...

/ 9th November 2016

DMU Dragons comeback stuns Cambridge

De Montfort University’s (DMU) Volleyball team (Dragons) have pulled off some incredible performances this year, however, this may have topped them all as the men’s team came back against Cambridge to win the in the final set, winning 3-2 overall....

/ 8th November 2016

Hockey claim first win of the season against UoL

De Montfort University (DMU) Men’s Hockey had a difficult start to the season, losing both of their first two matches by a singular goal. With a third straight away game, they had a bitter rival to overcome to get their...

/ 6th November 2016

Badminton Ladies Dominate in Derby Clash

It was a tense day in Leicester, as De Montfort University (DMU) played University of Leicester (UoL) in multiple events; UoL left the courts with their tail between their legs because DMU Badminton Ladies reigned supreme, as they won their...

/ 28th October 2016