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Insiders look: Men’s basketball team takes a trip to Brazil

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s basketball team traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this summer in early August to compete in four exhibition games against local Brazilian clubs, take a part in a three-credit hour course and enjoy some sightseeing around the country. The team finished a perfect 4-0 on the trip, … Continue reading

Season under way for women’s soccer

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Already two games into its season, the women’s soccer team has shown signs of promise during its rough start as it begins anew in this fall. Two tough losses came as part of the James Madison Invitational in Harrisonburg, Virginia to kick-off the new season. The season’s less-than-ideal start began … Continue reading

Volleyball team looks for fresh start

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ Xavier women’s volleyball is ready to get things started. After a disappointing loss to Creighton in the Big East championship, the team is looking toward an even better 2014 season. Xavier was picked to finish third in the Big East by conference head coaches in the preseason poll, with three … Continue reading

Cross country looks for a fast start at this season’s opening meet

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ Xavier men’s and women’s cross country looks to improve from last year after losing a big senior class including NCAA National Championship qualifier Clare Fischer. Also, the men’s team lost Tom Ohlman, who earned NCAA All-Region honors his junior year before missing his senior year due to injury. The men’s … Continue reading

Men’s soccer looks to build on last year’s success

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Replacing two current MLS-quality players isn’t easy, but that is the exact predicament that faces Xavier men’s soccer. After an extraordinary 10-6-2 record, Andy Fleming’s squad must attempt to fill the void left by Nick Hagglund and Matt Walker (two players from last season’s team that are now receiving significant … Continue reading

Cincinnati Reds look for final playoff push

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ The Cincinnati Reds entered this season with high hopes of returning to the playoffs with an experienced pitching staff and young, exciting position players. The Reds kept pace through the first half of the year and entered the All-Star break in mid-July only 1.5 games behind the first place Milwaukee … Continue reading

Tribe fight for succesful year

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ The Indians, having spent much of the year floating around .500, are hanging on to their playoff hopes by a thread. Sitting at 3rd place in the AL Central with a record of 66-63, the Indians are not completely out of the picture. However, they are six games behind a … Continue reading

Xavier athletics proves its presence on campus

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ The start of a new academic calendar means fresh starts for the athletic seasons. As Musketeers file in from all over the country this week to be­gin their next step towards gradu­ation, many student-athletes have already been on campus preparing for their upcoming season. Athletics are the biggest cata­lyst to … Continue reading

Hagglund and Christon move to professional leagues

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~   Just one year into his profes­sional career, former Xavier soc­cer standout Nick Hagglund is already making noise around the MLS for Toronto FC. Hagglund was selected 10th overall in the MLS’s 2014 SuperDraft after an astonishing four years in a Xavier jersey where he made 80 starts out of … Continue reading

Highlighted upcoming events

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~   It is time for another exciting year of Xavier athletics. Both the women’s and men’s soccer teams look to start their seasons off on the right foot. The new season brings new opportunities for both teams, which showed incredible promise and potential for the up­coming season. The women begin … Continue reading


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