Ex-athletes recall 'Donna Momma' Davis as 'tiny, huge gal'
May 5, 2021
Donna Davis is remembered for a lot of things.
That piercing whistle, which would cut like a knife through the crowd noise at competitions, supporting Husky wrestlers on the mat and swimmers in the pool.
The end-of-the-season spaghetti dinners.
The no-nonsense concern for kids' welfare and improvement.
The constant, positive presence.
Those leg-shaving parties for her swimmers before big meets.
"A tiny, huge gal," was how former Husky swimming star Leah (Land) Bishop put it.
"She was a little gal, but she had a voice like a boombox," said Alex Paul, whose son was a wrestler and who k...