Sports

Football falls short against Valparaiso in heartbreaker

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Isaac Mervis Staff Writer Last Saturday at Richardson Stadium, the Wildcats took on Pioneer League opponent Valparaiso in an intense game that came down to the last drive. While Davidson lost 42-35, the team made significant strides. Valpo started the game off by scoring a touchdown in the opening threeRead More

Determined Derochie talks team, goals

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Lo Donato Staff Writer Captain Mikayla Derochie ’17 has been a two-year starter for the women’s volleyball team. Last season, the setter turned in 520 assists to average 6.05 per set, while chipping in 29 kills and 19 total blocks for the ‘Cats. Off the court, Derochie studies Biology, isRead More

Impressive freshman carries XC women to win

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Isaac Mervis Staff Writer Women’s cross country headed to the Charlotte Invitational last Friday for its first and only 6K of the year. The Wildacats laced up their spikes for the sloppy conditions to take on several strong programs such as UNC Charlotte and College of Charles- ton, among others.Read More

A standout on the field, Bruce looks to lead Wildcats to A-10 tourney in senior season

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Lo Donato Staff Writer Cornelius native Vicky Bruce ‘16 is deter- mined to go out with a bang in her final season. Her vision on the field, versatile foot-skills, and strength in the air have brought the women’s soccer team success this season. “Individually I would like to make aRead More

Lessons from a loser: Why and how to root for a struggling team

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Tait Jensen Senior Staff Writer For many students entering Davidson who have gotten used to watching winning football all their lives, this time of year can be tough. I have a message for those students: check your football privilege. Often their attitude comes from growing up in the southeast, supportingRead More