Intimidating basketball chants
Yep, their chant was ‘Who dat gonna beat Lakeshore.’ Anyway, in 1989 my niece made the Saintsation team and we went to a party at the Hilton (downtown). High in the mid 70s and the chant was Who Dat say they gon beat them Colts! ” Letter five: “I am a Jesuit grad (1985) and my two older brothers were at Jesuit in the late 1970s.
My wife and I signed up to be official Who Dat fans.
It's everything a basketball chant should be: Organized, direct, supportive, intimidating and not the least bit hokey. To be honest, I think our English neighbors tend to outdo us when it comes to chants and songs; we yell "DE-FENSE," they sing "You'll Never Walk Alone." But I'm not sure I've heard a chant this good in the last five years. There is one clip of Harvard students doing the same -- be sure to wait for the guy dancing at the :19 second mark. )Utah State has been doing this chant for years, so I assumed they invented it. 25-ranked Air Force 28-25 in the final minutes: In October, the Midshipmen were in the last minutes of a 28-25 win over Air Force, then ranked No. Navy hadn't beaten a ranked opponent in 18 years -- longer than some Mids had been alive. "Just when you think this chant can't possibly get any cooler, you go and learn something like this.
It's not cocky, either; when I hear "believe," I hear less expectation than faith. And New York Red Bulls fans -- come on you, Red Bulls! Yet some in the Brigade, which stands throughout every game, began jumping up and down at Fed Ex Field. ." Until finally, the whole Brigade, more than 2,000 strong, was bounding up and down, screaming, "I believe that we will. It's been eight years in the making -- maybe longer, but the first T-shirt sale reference at Navy came in 2003, too -- but "I believe that we will win" finally seems to be entering the college basketball mainstream.
“…But, as long as we continue to focus on utilizing our strength through diversity, we will overcome distractions, such as discrimination.”Officials from North Arkansas said they found no proof of the alleged racial heckling, even after interviewing fans and reviewing its own game footage.
The college also said it hasn’t received any complaints.
North Arkansas President Randy Esters has since issued a statement, insisting the school does not tolerate that kind of behavior.“If those offenses were made by Northark students or employees, we will take appropriate actions to ensure it does not happen in the future,” Esters said following the allegations.
I realize his song may inspire fear from a simple Pavlovian standpoint, but come on. Surrounded by the Pride pyrotechnics and screaming Japanese legions, Fedor was the calm in the middle of the storm and the storm itself.
"I," they chanted softly, then louder, "I believe . ."Sources say a group of Navy lacrosse players started the ruckus, though you can't be sure because urban legends are quickly springing up around Johnson's 7-4 team."I believe that," they yelled as more joined in. It may do so solely as a mid-major rallying cry: The Mid Majority's Kyle Whelliston added the words to his masthead this season to commemorate the start of a new, collectively driven era of coverage at the site.
(Whelliston is on sabbatical, but his readers are attempting to travel to 800 games as a group, and the early results have produced some fantastic writing).
Starting out in 1945 as a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical show tune, 'You'll Never Walk Alone' has become the most famous song in the world of football.
The song has been covered by artists including Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and Pink Floyd, but it was after Liverpudlian group Gerry and the Pacemakers had a UK number one with the song that it became the official anthem of Liverpool FC.