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Xavier soccer splits conference openers

By: Brent Raines ~Sports Editor~ The men’s and women’s soccer teams kicked off conference play last weekend, as the teams split their opening games against DePaul. Men’s soccer was victorious, with senior forward Calum Latham’s golden goal breaking a scoreless 105 minutes of play. The women’s team was less successful, falling 4-0 to the defending … Continue reading

Opinion: Spieth’s stellar year is great for golf

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ When 22-year-old Jordan Spieth made par on the 18th hole at East Lake Golf Club to win both the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup, golf fans around the world rejoiced at one of the greatest seasons in modern golf history. Along with an $11.5 million payout for winning this … Continue reading

Volleyball team starts Big East play strong

By: Kyle Tooley ~Guest Writer~ After finishing the majority of non-conference play with a 4-6 record, Xavier volleyball was looking for a boost to start off conference play, and the Musketeers found it. The team beat Marquette, Providence and St. John’s this past week, pushing it into first place in the conference. The Marquette game … Continue reading

Tennis serves up wins

By: Paul Fritschner ~Guest Writer~ The men and women’s tennis teams are off to a productive start this fall, achieving success in their first events of the year. Getting things started for the women’s team was the Miami (Ohio) Invitational on Sept. 12 and 13. Junior Sydney Liggins went through the weekend without a blemish … Continue reading

Opinion: like them or not, it is time to appreciate the Patriots’ greatness

By: David Woeltz ~Staff Writer~ Unless you pronounce clam chowder like ‘chowda,’ you probably hate the New England Patriots. They’ve been caught spying on opponents, deflating footballs and, to top it off, they’ve been pricks about it. The Patriots might be the most arrogant team in the NFL, but we can’t ignore their greatness. Similar to … Continue reading

Just like basketball season Men’s soccer follows up win over Cincinnati with win over no. 2 Notre Dame

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The men’s soccer team returned to the field Friday, Sept. 11 following a loss to Virginia Tech at the start of the week. The Musketeers competed against crosstown rival, Cincinnati, at Gettler Stadium. Xavier defeated the Bearcats 2-1, to remain unbeaten by Cincinnati since 2010. With the win, Xavier’s record … Continue reading

Tennis teams play in first tournaments of new season

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled to their first tournaments of the season this past weekend. The men’s team took a trip to River Forest, Ill. to compete against Northern Illinois, DePaul, Illinois at Chicago, Butler, Detroit Mercy, Morehead State and Western Michigan, among others. The women’s team traveled … Continue reading

Volleyball takes two of three in Florida

By: Josh Bozzick ~Guest Writer~ The Musketeers have a lot to smile about after returning home from their trip to Florida State University this past weekend. On Friday night they took down the Florida A&M Rattlers 3-1 (25-16, 23-25, 25-14, 25-18), thanks to 11 kills from sophomore Kristen Massa and eight kills from sophomore Lauren … Continue reading

Women’s soccer wins Musketeers score four goals in shutout win

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ A 4-0 victory highlighted the weekend for the women’s soccer team, whose victory led it to a 5-2 record early on in the season. Taking on the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (0-7-0), the Musketeers scored four first half goals, then hung on to the clean sheet for the second half. The … Continue reading

Big East hosts freshmen basketball players in NYC

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ First-year basketball players of the Big East Conference gathered together in New York City this past weekend for the first ever “Freshman Fundamentals.” Representing Xavier was freshman forward Kaiser Gates, this year’s lone recruit in contrast to the slew of first-year additions that arrived at Xavier in August 2014. The … Continue reading

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