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Water polo starts new season with a new look

By: Sarabeth Cuddihy ~Staff Photographer~ The game had all the makings of a night to remember: a record crowd of 2,178 people were in attendance, the opposition was crosstown rival University of Cincinnati and the Xooligans were in full force wearing their togas. There was an incredible atmosphere as the stands were packed. As a … Continue reading

Men’s soccer dominates Cincinnati

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ The game had all the makings of a night to remember: a record crowd of 2,178 people were in attendance, the opposition was crosstown rival University of Cincinnati and the Xooligans were in full force wearing their togas. There was an incredible atmosphere as the stands were packed. As a … Continue reading

Rule changes coming to NHL

By: Andrew Utz ~Guest Writer~ The National Hockey League (NHL) approved various rule changes for the coming 2014-15 season. These changes include expanding the trapezoid behind the goalkeeper’s net two feet on both sides. This increases the area in which the goalie can handle the puck behind the net. Another change to the rink layout … Continue reading

Ray Rice surveillance tape surfaces

By: Mara Meerman ~Guest Writer~ A surveillance video documenting events involving National Football League (NFL) all-pro running back Ray Rice formerly of the Baltimore Ravens and his fiancé, Janay Palmer, have surfaced. The video shows Rice and Palmer in an altercation that allegedly left Palmer unconscious. TMZ was contacted by security staff with video footage … Continue reading

Women’s soccer toppled by Pepperdine, Cincinnati

By: Ray Humienny ~Copy Editor~ Coming off a tie with Northern Kentucky University and a three-game winning streak, the Xavier women’s soccer team faced off against the no. 13 Pepperdine Waves at home in its eighth game of the regular season. This past Thursday’s match-up tested the Musketeers’ defense, with Pepperdine taking 13 shots throughout … Continue reading

Volleyball closes Invitational

By: Adam Purvis ~Guest Writer~ Coming back home to host the third invitational of its season, the Xavier’s women’s volleyball team hosted the Millennium Hotel Invitational, which brought Ohio, Syracuse and Ohio State to Cincinnati last weekend. Its first game on Sept. 12 was against the Ohio Bobcats, with a tough loss 3-0 to begin … Continue reading

Basketball schedule released

By: Isabel Smith ~Guest Writer~ On Sept. 9, the 2014-15 Xavier men’s basketball schedule was released, including the season’s Big East conference games. The schedule looks appealing for Musketeer fans, as 11 of the 17 home games are weekend matchups. Once again, most games will be shown on television this year. After yet another return … Continue reading

West and Posey set to make return to Xavier

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier community is eagerly awaiting David West’s homecoming next month. With tickets going on sale this week, now is the moment to explore West’s career, including his impact on Xavier, so that fans may appropriately prepare for Cintas Center’s mid-October headliner. In his freshman year (1999-2000), the product of … Continue reading

Club Football returns to campus

By: Mara Meersman ~Guest Writer~ Club football made its official return to campus in an announcement made on Mar. 28. This return has been in the works since the abrupt end to the 2012 season, which was riddled with injuries that forced the club to lose its funding and eventually its standing as a club … Continue reading

Cross Country season begins

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Queen City Invitational this past Friday, finishing fifth and second respectively. The race took place at Kingswood Park in Mason, Ohio, and was hosted by Northern Kentucky University. As the season was beginning both teams were looking for strong … Continue reading

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