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Charlie Davidson

Charlie Davidson

Charlie is on staff for the first time as a sports writer and he is a senior at Metea Valley. He loves following Chicago sports and spending time with family. When not cram studying or writing his next story, he is probably off tracking seven different games at once and questioning each coach’s decisions.

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The madness of March sports continues into April

The madness of March sports continues into April

 Charlie, Xavier, and Will are back on the mic to go through the best storylines from the NCAA Tournament, make their Final Four predictions, and more. Music "Immaculate Reception" by Conway the...

Championship favorites and underdogs are ready to bring the madness once again this March

March Madness’s return prompts fans to once again predict the unpredictable

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
March 21, 2024

Following a year of dramatics, upsets, heartbreak, and triumph the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament has finally arrived. With nearly 100 million brackets submitted in hopes of perfection,...

After a busy free-agency period, the 15 American League teams are ready to compete for a spot in the World Series.

Previewing the American League going into 2024 MLB season

Charlie Davidson, Sports Editor
March 15, 2024

With the MLB season just weeks away, teams across the league have concluded their offseason efforts to make themselves title contenders. While it may be hard to keep track of all the moves, here’s a...

The NFL Free Agency has a new update

The NFL Free Agency has a new update

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
March 14, 2024

Will, Charlie and Xavier sit down to break down the biggest moves from a busy first day of signings, retirements, and trades. Music by MoodMode.

Breaking down the latest headlines from the world of sports

Breaking down the latest headlines from the world of sports

Will joins Charlie and Xavier to dive into the most recent sports news, from the NFL Combine holdouts, to contract negotiations, and even the outlook of US Hockey.

Girls Flag Football becoming a new IHSA sport marks an important milestone for women in sports

Girls’ flag football announced as the IHSA’s newest sport

Charlie Davidson, Sports Editor
March 5, 2024

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced that girls’ flag football will join their 2024-25 State Series, with the state championship happening in mid-October of 2024. Approved at their...

Breaking down the Super Bowl action

Breaking down the Super Bowl action

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
February 13, 2024

Charlie and Xavier hop back on the pod to recap all the action from the big game, joined this time by special guest Mr. Koshul.

Super Bowl Preview

Super Bowl Preview

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
February 10, 2024

Charlie and Xavier break down the conference championship action and make their big game predictions

Alex Dahnel (#20) and Jake Nosek (#5) leap in the air, aiming to block a layup

Student section pushes boys’ basketball to brink of upset win

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
January 30, 2024

The Metea Valley Boys’ Basketball team came painfully close to an upset, losing to #1 Waubonsie Valley 48-45 in front of a packed crowd. Led by the MV Captain’s Council and their Athlete and...

Breaking down the Divisional Round and predicting the Super Bowl matchup

Breaking down the Divisional Round and predicting the Super Bowl matchup

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
January 30, 2024

Charlie and Xavier are back for another round of playoff action, giving their insight into last weeks games and making their Conference Championship predictions.

Players battle for position as a free throw goes up, aiming to secure the rebound

Girls’ basketball battles hard despite defeat

Charlie Davidson, Sports Editor
January 25, 2024

The Metea Valley Varisty Girls’ Basketball team fought admirably but were ultimately beaten by Kaneland 43-27 in their Monday night matchup.  Playing without Senior Lucy Burk, the Mustangs knew they...

Wrapping up the WILD NFL Wild Card Weekend

Wrapping up the WILD NFL Wild Card Weekend

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
January 19, 2024

Despite Jake leaving the podcast after graduating early, Charlie and Xavier recap the first action in the 2023-24 NFL postseason and make their picks for the next round of games.

Week 13-14 recap and Chicago Bears hype

Week 13-14 recap and Chicago Bears hype

Jake Sonetz, Charlie Davidson, and Xavier Delgado
December 14, 2023

Jake, Charlie, and Xavier recap the final couple of weeks for the NFL regular season and hype up their Chicago Bears.

Senior guard James Parker grabs his own miss and lays it in to win the game

Heroics shine through in varsity basketball double-header

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
December 6, 2023

The boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams dazzled home fans in their rare double-header against DeKalb Barbs last Friday. The boys won a thrilling 44-42 battle and the girls suffered a hard-fought...

Recapping NFL weeks 11-12 as both professional and college football comes to a close

Recapping NFL weeks 11-12 as both professional and college football comes to a close

Jake Sonetz, Xavier Delgado, and Charlie Davidson
November 30, 2023

Jake, Xavier, and Charlie dive into their fantasy teams' performances, NFL draft opinions, college and professional football awards, and much more!

The 2023-24 NBA season tipped off in late October, exciting basketball fans around the world.

Early action in the NBA season excites fans

Charlie Davidson, Sports Reporter
November 17, 2023

Featuring highly anticipated debuts and future hall-of-fame showdowns, the NBA has started its 2023-24 season with quite a bang. With an offseason that saw superstars traded, and a potential generational...

NFL Fantasy Football Trade and QB Debates

NFL Fantasy Football Trade and QB Debates

Jake Sonetz, Charlie Davidson, and Xavier Delgado
November 10, 2023

Jake, Charlie, and Xavier talk about the NFL trade deals, fantasy football, and argue over the league's top QB's.

Girls cross country is running past the competition this postseason

Student athletes thrive in the postseason

After another successful fall sports season for the Mustangs, many teams and athletes were able to represent Metea Valley in the IHSA playoffs. Just a couple of years removed from their state title,...

Fantasy Football and Chicago Bears Recap

Fantasy Football and Chicago Bears Recap

Jake, Charlie, and Xavier talk about their fantasy football teams almost half way through the year and discuss the Chicago Bears' future.

Fantasy Football Recap and Week 5 Preview

Fantasy Football Recap and Week 5 Preview

In this episode, Jake, Charlie, and Xavier talk about their fantasy football teams and their upcoming matchups.

While spectators only see the physical struggle on the field, the mental battlefield of trash talk and taunting is equally relevant in football games.

Trash talking is a staple of high school football

Charlie Davidson, Jake Sonetz, and Xavier Delgado
September 12, 2023

Trash talk is a staple in sports. Many people trash talk because they’re high on adrenaline and emotion, but people also use it as a strategy that can throw people off their game. With access to social...

In spite of multiple injuries and fouls, the Mustangs persevered and took the loss with grace.

Metea football takes second season loss with grace

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
September 6, 2023

The Mustangs’ varsity football team went on the road for the first time in the young season, losing 15-12 in an emotional rollercoaster versus the Wildcats of Plainfield Central this past Friday. The...

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