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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

Cleveland Browns establish winning ways

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ Times are changing in Cleveland, and the rest of the National Football League is quickly learning that the Browns are no longer the doormat of the league. After two straight weeks of impressive victories, which found Cleveland rallying from 25 points behind to beat the Tennessee Titans on the road … Continue reading

Many XU golfers off to hot start

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Staff Writer~ This weekend, the Xavier women’s golf team was in full swing, competing in the 2014 LPGA Xavier Invitational, in which it finished sixth overall with a team score of 931. Leading XU in Daytona Beach, Fla. was junior Shane Crutchfield, who shot an even-par in the final round of play. … Continue reading

Big East soccer season begins

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Staff Writer~ Both Xavier men’s and women’s soccer teams competed this weekend in Big East play. In front of the home crowd, the men’s team won 1-0 against St. Johns in the Big East opener. Freshman Matt Vasquenza broke free in the 85th minute and scored the lone goal of the game. … Continue reading

Men’s tennis shows strengths

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s tennis team headed to Kalamazoo, Mich., on Sept. 26 to compete in the Jack Vredevelt Invitational, a three-day tournament hosted by the Western Michigan University Broncos. The Musketeers entered the tournament with a standing record of 27-26 in singles competition and 9-7 in doubles competition. The Musketeers … Continue reading

Volleyball team faces first Big East foe

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ One week into Big East play Xavier women’s volleyball is still on pace for head coach Mike Johnson’s sixth straight season of at least 20 wins, currently holding a record of 8-6. The Musketeers opened conference play this past Friday in the nation’s capital with a victory against the Georgetown … Continue reading

Opinion: Jeter ends remarkable career in stunning fashion

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ With one out and a runner on second base in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 5-5 tie-game, time seemed to stand still at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter crouched down in the on-deck circle, closing his eyes and bowing his head. The fans rose to their feet, realizing … Continue reading

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