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West, Posey return to campus as James thrives

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ As Xavier grads David West and James Posey returned to campus and superstar Lebron James made an appearance in Cincinnati, Cintas Center was the place to be as thousands of basketball fans filed into their seats to watch the NBA preseason matchup. The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers faced … Continue reading

Opinion: Donavon leaves legacy

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ Landon Donovan announced his forthcoming retirement from soccer back in August. On Oct. 10, he started his final game for the United States national team. The 32-year-old wore the captain’s armband in the friendly match against Ecuador. The entire stadium was packed, looking more like a World Cup match than … Continue reading

Smith makes history

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Conference play continued for the Xavier women’s volleyball team. In the past week, the team hosted two Big East rivals, the DePaul University Blue Demons and the Butler University Bulldogs, at Cintas Center. Senior Aubree Smith once again has shown dominating performances. The match against DePaul was a part of … Continue reading

World Series matchup set

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants are set to square off in what looks to be an exceptional World Series starting Oct. 21. It is only the second Fall Classic between two Wild Card teams, and the first featuring two teams with less than 90 regular-season wins. Both … Continue reading

Men earn top-25 ranking

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ As the men’s and women’s soccer season nears its end, both teams have faced tough opponents and are looking to finish the season strong heading into the Big East tournament. On Oct. 18, the men’s team took on the Creighton Blue Jays, who are ranked No. 6 in the nation. … Continue reading

Swim team shines

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ After a strong start, both the men’s and women’s teams are poised to assume their positions within the conference’s top-5 by season’s end. Last season, the women’s team found great success late in the year. Truly hitting their stride when it counted most, head coach Brent MacDonald’s girls proved their … Continue reading

Xavier Atheltics’ “Pink Week” raises awareness

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Any student on campus may have noticed the display in Hoff Dining Commons this month or seen NFL acnkowledge that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. These 31 days are geared toward educating the world about one of the most fatal diseases for women over the past 40 years and … Continue reading

Volleyball team succeeds

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ The second half of Xavier volleyball’s season is in full swing. The Musketeers have opened the conference schedule with a 4-3 record with wins over Georgetown, Villanova, Providence and St. John’s. The team’s Big East home opener against the Villanova Wildcats was an impressive 3-0 sweep on Oct. 3 (25-11, … Continue reading

Men’s soccer continues to dominatethe

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s soccer team earned a spectacular road win against the Seton Hall Pirates. The team played its Big East Conference rivals on Oct. 11 at Owen T. Carroll Field on the Pirates’ home turf, South Orange, N.J. The Musketeers won 3-1, extending their unbeaten streak to six games. … Continue reading

Bengals keep up impressive play

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ In overtime, with over 37 points scored by each team and sitting at a tie, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Carolina Panthers came head to head on Oct. 12. The Bengals are now left at 3-1-1 through a tough and well-played beginning of the 2014 season. Their opening regular season … Continue reading

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