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Indians fight for final playoff push

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ After a late season surge, reminiscent of the one they had a year ago, the Indians have put themselves in a position to get back to the postseason. While the division lead held by Kansas City may be insurmountable, a wild card berth is within the Indians grasp. The Tribe … Continue reading

Reds bring All-Star Game to Cincinnati

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ Next July, Cincinnati will be in a whirlwind as baseball fanatics from all over the country will flock to Great American Ballpark where baseball’s best will all be under one spotlight. For the first time since 1988, the Major League. Baseball All-Star Game will take place in Cincinnati in 2015. … Continue reading

Cincinnati Reds look for final playoff push

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ The Cincinnati Reds entered this season with high hopes of returning to the playoffs with an experienced pitching staff and young, exciting position players. The Reds kept pace through the first half of the year and entered the All-Star break in mid-July only 1.5 games behind the first place Milwaukee … Continue reading

Tribe fight for succesful year

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ The Indians, having spent much of the year floating around .500, are hanging on to their playoff hopes by a thread. Sitting at 3rd place in the AL Central with a record of 66-63, the Indians are not completely out of the picture. However, they are six games behind a … 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

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

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