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Cavs Corner, Nov. 10


Three Student-Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

Three Durham Academy student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent, indicating their commitments to compete in college athletics, this morning. Congratulations to these hard-working student-athletes!

  • Eva Boehlke: Swimming, University of California San Diego 

  • Joelle Davis: Basketball, Gardner-Webb University

  • Phoebe Goldthwaite: Soccer, Duke University

Watch a recording of the signing ceremony via DA's NFHS Network page, and view photos from the ceremony on SmugMug.

From left: Joelle Davis, Eva Boehlke and Phoebe Goldthwaite


Durham Academy Tip-Off Classic

​​The wait is over! Basketball season kicks off this weekend with a bang!

Boys and girls teams from Cary Academy, Charlotte Country Day School and The O'Neal School visit Kirby Gym in this two-day event!

Friday, Nov. 11

  • 3:30 p.m.: Girls - CA vs. O'Neal
  • 5 p.m.: Boys - CA vs. O'Neal
  • 6:30 p.m.: Girls - DA vs. CCDS
  • 8 p.m.: Boys - DA vs. CCDS

Saturday, Nov. 12

  • 11 a.m.: Girls - CA vs. CCDS
  • 12:30 p.m.: Boys - CA vs. CCDS
  • 2 p.m.: Girls - DA vs. O'Neal
  • 3:30 p.m.: Boys - DA vs. O'Neal



Basketball Ticketing Information — IMPORTANT!

Durham Academy Athletics – Ticketing Policy 2022–2023

Upper School Games

  • JV & varsity boys and girls basketball teams will play their home games in Kirby Gymnasium on the Upper School campus (3601 Ridge Road).

Middle School Games

  • Middle School boys and girls basketball teams will play their home games in the Middle School Gymnasium (3116 Academy Road).

Regular Season Ticketing

  • Tickets are required for varsity contests only. Middle School and JV games do not require a ticket.

  • The gym will be cleared following the JV game(s) where applicable.

  • Varsity tickets are $5 and can be purchased at

  • DA families may use passcode “Kirby22” to acquire two complimentary season-long passes. Each pass will grant the pass-holder entry into each home regular season contest.* These are available now.

  • Season passes will be emailed to you as a .pdf attachment. Printed passes and screen shots are valid and will be scanned at the gate. 

  • Passes are also available through the new “Hometown Fan” mobile phone app. Login information will be the phone number used to “purchase tickets.” This app is pictured below. 

*Tickets to individual games will be available the Sunday prior to the event day throughout the season.

*Tickets are not required for DA students/faculty/staff.

*DA season passes are not valid for the DA Tip-Off Classic.

Durham Academy Cavalier Tip-Off Tournament Ticketing

  • Tickets are required for the DA Tip-Off Classic on Nov. 11 and 12.*
  • DA varsity basketball team members will be given four tickets per student-athlete.
  • Tickets are $7 per day, or $12 for an all-session pass.*
  • These are on sale now and can be purchased at

*Tickets are not required for DA students, faculty or staff.

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