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Musketeers prove successful in multiple sports

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer ~ Another year of incredible athletic achievements is in the books for Xavier athletics, so it’s time to take a look back at some of the notable performances. No sooner had students returned to campus for the fall semester than the men’s soccer team begam its season. Expectations were high for … Continue reading

Men’s basketball celebrates success

By: David Woeltz ~Staff Writer~ Xavier basketball reached new heights this season. It also experienced an excruciating low. The 2015-16 team fell short of postseason expectations, but it was one hell of a ride. After reaching the Sweet 16 last season with an unheralded squad, Xavier entered this year with aspirations of a deep tournament run. … Continue reading

Superstars dominate the professional stage

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ 2015 proved to be an amazing year in the professional sports world, full of incredible moments and plays, the end of some of the most storied careers of our times and the emergence of new possible dynasties. Here is a look back at the finals of each of the four major … Continue reading

NHL playoffs heat up

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ Now that we are almost done with the first round of the 2016 NHL playoffs, fans can get a good look at who has the momentum to continue on winning throughout the finals. Starting in the East, the Panthers have dropped a game against the Islanders, a wild card team, who … Continue reading

NBA’s final day captivates

By: Kyle Tooley ~Staff Writer~ We’re only a few days into the NBA playoffs, and fans are already starting to get upset. In the first two nights, four games were separated by 25 points or more, Steph Curry didn’t play in the Warriors’ second game and Kevin Durant missed 26 shots in the Thunder’s Game 2 … Continue reading

Basketball notes: Players moving on

By: Brent Raines ~Sports Editor~ After a couple of dramatic heaves from Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig resulted in an early and disappointing end to Xavier’s season, a flurry of activity has changed the look of next season’s Musketeers. Here is some Xavier basketball news that you need to know as summer approaches: Changing of the guard, but … Continue reading

Opinion: Let pros groom future pros

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ Every year at Xavier, the end of season discussion becomes who is going to go pro or not. So far, we have had goalkeeper Dallas Jaye sign with the newly-formed FC Cincinnati as well as some of the basketball team desire to participate in the NBA draft combine. While Jaye does … Continue reading

Golf swings for success

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ As spring spreads in the Midwest, the men’s and women’s golf teams are off to a strong start in their seasons. Most recently, the women’s team took part in the Little Rock/ Arkansas State Women’s Golf Classic in Maumelle, Ark., finishing with a two-day team score of 955, eighth out of … Continue reading

Real Dream Team achieves dream

By: James Neyer ~Copy Editor~ After a close loss last year to UC Berkeley, Arizona State University’s Real Dream Team won the Heroes of the Dorm computer game competition. This competition was hosted by Blizzard Entertainment in Seattle and was broadcasted on ESPN2. What makes this competition unique is that it is in the budding genre … Continue reading

Baseball team chugs along

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ While Major League Baseball began its regular season games this past weekend, the Xavier baseball team continued to chug along with its season. During the past couple of weeks, the team has gone 3-6 while playing strong at home. The Musketeers traveled to Columbus on March 22, looking to extend their … Continue reading

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