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Student cyclist treks across the country

By: Tim Wilmes ~Staff Writer~ For many Xavier students, the end of the school year always marks a long and strenuous uphill battle of papers, classes and exams. These strenuous activities, however, must seem simple for senior Emily Boutilier, having faced every sort of terrain and landscape imaginable. Boutilier, an art major with concentrations in … Continue reading

Sports Opinion: Summing up the year in sportsmany

By: Adam Tortelli ~Sports Writer~ As another year of Xavier sports approaches its end, we look back at the first year in the Big East. Fall brought great achievement in inaugurating Xavier into the new conference. Volleyball had a terrific season, finishing with a record of 21-11 while wasting no time transitioning to a heightened … Continue reading

Sports Staff Writers’ Favorites from 2013-14

Staff Writer Favorite Basketball Game Favorite Moment in Sports Favorite Student Athlete Favorite Sport to Cover Favorite Article Written Favorite Game Time Snack Robert Jaimeson  Georgetown Basketball Senior Night  Justin Martin (Basketball)   Volleyball  Interview with Mike Johnson  Carmel Sodas Nikhil Jelaji  Creighton Peton Manning Performances   James Farr (Basketball)  Soccer  Student section feature  Basketball Games Adam … Continue reading

Club Volleyball season reaches peak in Reno

By: Tim Wilmes ~Staff Writer~ The women’s club volleyball team captured a 3rd place finish in Division II of the National Club Volleyball Foundation (NCVF) Collegiate Club Volleyball Championships over the weekend of April 3-5 in Reno, Nev. After earning a bye in the first round of the championship weekend by only losing to Duke … Continue reading

Cincinnati Reds off to a slow start

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ The start of the 2014 season for the Cincinnati Reds has been uncharacteristic of recent years. They have quickly fallen behind with fewer wins than expected. The season started with high expectations for first year manager Bryan Price and his injured ball club. Opening day rolled around with many players … Continue reading

Few faults as XU tennis notches weekend wins

By: Lauren J. Young ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s tennis team obtained two victories last week and suffered one loss which brought it to 11-10 for the season overall. The women’s team followed suit by dropping one match and winning the next while on the road. The men’s team hosted Wright State April 2 and … Continue reading

Sports Opinion: Tribe Time in Ohio

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Fresh and relaxed from a long winter break, the Cleveland Indians have resumed play as they look to build off the heartbreaking climax to their very exciting 2013 campaign. The red-hot Indians were bounced out of the playoffs by Tampa Bay in the American League’s sole Wild Card Game with … Continue reading

Baseball handles Hoyas

By: Kyle Isaacs ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s baseball team traveled to Maryland this past weekend to compete in its first Big East series in the program’s history. The Musketeers finished the series off in grand fashion, sweeping the Georgetown Hoyas in three games. The series victory moves the Musketeers’ record to 16-13 on the … Continue reading

Louisville defeats XU baseball

By: Nikhil Jelaji ~Staff Writer~   The 10th ranked Louisville Cardinals marked a six-run seventh inning to help close out the Xavier Musketeers by a score of 12-3 in Sunday’s game in Louisville. The Cardinals (21-6) scored two runs in the first and third in­nings to grab a four-run lead. Freshman infielder Andre Jernigan hit … Continue reading

XU basketball bids farewell to Christon & Richards

By: Lauren J. Young~Staff Writer~   Xavier University sophomore guard Semaj Christon announced last week that he will enter the 2014 NBA draft rather than com­plete his collegiate career at XU. The Cincinnati native, who finished high school at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H., has played two seasons for the Musketeers. Throughout his freshman sea­son, … Continue reading

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