Sports

State of Concussions: From the Editor’s Desk

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Max Pearson ’22 Sports Editor Concussions are one of the most contentious topics in sports today. The National Football League (NFL) owners introduced new helmet regulations last year in response to a league-high 291 diagnosed concussions in the 2017-2018 season. This figure may be as a result of better systemsRead More

Monumental Season Ends With Postseason Berth

Monumental Season Ends With Postseason Berth

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Marcus Whipple ‘21 Sports Writer Pivot: the central point, pin, or shaft on which the mechanism oscillates. In basketball, the pivot foot allows a player to turn their body and change directions with traveling.This season, the Davidson Women’s basketball team pivoted in a positive direction. From the start, this seasonRead More

Davidson takes on UNC-Wilmington in non-conference swimming action at Charles A. Cannon Pool on Friday, January 11, 2019 in Davidson, North Carolina.

Wildcats Make Splash at Conference Meet

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Sam Thomas ‘20  Senior Sports Writer Davidson’s Swimming & Diving teams competed at the Atlantic 10 Championships this past weekend at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. The men finished fourth out of eight teams and the women finished eighth out of eleven teams. Both team performances were highlighted byRead More

Davidson Icon Returns Home for Annual Visit

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Deen Haleem ‘21  Men’s Basketball Correspondent The story is a cliché: local kid grows up, becomes a superstar, and forgets where he came from. In the NBA, this narrative has become so common that rare players like LeBron James and DeMar DeRozan are idolized for “staying loyal” to their homesRead More

Drinking Game: Men’s Basketball Serving

Drinking Game: Men’s Basketball Serving

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Drew Eastland ‘21  Sports Co-editor The crowd rises together, spectators violently applaud, and the loudspeaker echoes out, “timeout on the court.” As the fans retake their seats for a quick break in the action, a friendly stranger’s voice bellows out “Icccce cold beer heyr!’” This season, Davidson introduced its men’sRead More