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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

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

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

Surging Xavier baseball stifled against Illinois

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier baseball team took its 11-7 record to Champaign, Ill. this past weekend for a loaded four-game series in three days against the University of Illinois. The Musketeers got off to a strong start Friday with a 6-2 victory, holding off any type of rally posed by the home … Continue reading

Baseball loses series against UNC Tarheels after hot start

By: Kyle Isaacs ~Staff Writer~ One week removed from starting the season off with three straight victories, the Xavier men’s baseball team traveled south to Chapel Hill, N.C. to battle No. 12 University of North Carolina in a three-game series. The Musketeers took the first game of the series by a final score of 2-1 … Continue reading

Wild Card recap: Cincinnati Reds’ season cut short by Pirates

By: Nick McGill After a hard fought season the Reds fell to the Pirates 6-2 in the NL Wildcard Game Tuesday night in Pittsburgh. After fighting to keep pace with the Cardinals and Pirates all season long, the Reds settled with the second Wild Card spot, being the last team from the National team to … Continue reading

Wild Card preview: Tribe shooting for postseason runPhoto

By: Adam Tortelli No team in the MLB is hotter than the Cleveland Indians. The Tribe feasted off of a weak schedule down the stretch, ending the season on a 10-game winning streak and going on a remarkable run of 21-6 in the month of September. With the likes of veteran designated-hitter Jason Giambi and … Continue reading

Sports Opinion: Cleveland Indians still in the hunt

By: Adam Tortelli The month is September, there is less than a week of the MLB regular season to be played and the Cleveland Indians are hanging onto the final Wild Card spot. What? Yes, after years of brewing above average players simply to be traded away in order to earn their deserved all-star paychecks, … Continue reading

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