College Sports

Shaver dismissal an enduring mistake

I couldn’t agree more with the points made by Douglas Wood in his Letter to the Editor, published in the May 15 Virginia Gazette. A lead article in Thursday's Daily Press sports section clearly outlines the decimation of the College of William and Mary’s 2019-2020 basketball team. This is certainly not the fault of the new head coach. He has big shoes to fill and faces quite a challenge, and Tribe fans wish him well.

In the May 8 edition, I was amazed to read that Samantha Huge has been named to a NCAA Division I Council responsible for the day-to-day decision making for athletics. Her decision making is most suspect after she fired the most successful basketball coach to date at...