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Cross country continues strong run

By: Donald Menke ~Staff Writer~ Both Xavier men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the National Catholic Invitational meet this past Friday, with the men’s team placing eighth and finishing four points behind DePaul. The women’s team placed sixth, finishing 11 points behind Loyola. St. Louis University won the men’s race, while Notre Dame … Continue reading

FC Cincinnati sets record, secures home playoff game

By: Micah Price ~Staff Writer~ FC Cincinnati (FCC) secured a win and a home playoff game on Saturday in front of a record crowd of 24,376 fans. Currently third place in the Eastern Conference of the United Soccer League, the team played its final home game of the regular season. The Orange and Blue defeated … Continue reading

Golf tees off in Myrtle Beach

By: Josh Bozzick ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s and women’s golf teams began their seasons on Sept. 11 as they participated in the Golfweek Program Challenge in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The women’s team finished in 12th place out of 16 teams after a final round combined score of 316 and an 80 over par for … Continue reading

Volleyball ready for Big East play

By: Julia Haber ~Guest Writer~ The Xavier women’s volleyball team is currently prepping for its Big East opener against St. John’s, which will take place on Sept. 23 in New York. The Musketeers are led by a variety of players and will need to be on top of their game against a competitive Red Storm … Continue reading

ACC joins NCAA and NBA, pulls events from North Carolina

By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) pulled all of its league championships out of North Carolina last week following the state’s refusal to repeal an anti- LGBTQ act. The ACC joins the NBA and the NCAA, who both have removed events from the state because of the law. ACC commissioner John … Continue reading

Men’s soccer kicks-off conference play with win

By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ Following a victory over Cincinnati and loss to Louisville, the Xavier men’s soccer team kicked off its 2016 Big East campaign with a win over DePaul on Saturday. The 1-0 victory put the Musketeers at 3-2-2 on the season. Xavier’s win over the Bearcats saw the scoring come in bunches, … Continue reading

Big East announces transition program

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Redshirt sophomore Imani Partlow and junior Marquia Turner of the women’s basketball team are heading to New York City for the Big East Conference’s Inaugural Transition Game program on Sept. 17 and 18. The program is organized to offer insights and inspiration to help current women’s basketball student-athletes make the … Continue reading

Men’s basketball releases 2016-17 schedule

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ The Big East unveiled the men’s basketball conference schedule Tuesday afternoon. Here we’ll take a look at what to expect in the conference season and see how the schedule shakes out. The non-conference slate for the Musketeers is presumably one of the toughest in the country, having home games against … Continue reading

Basketball Hall of Fame honors new class

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place over the weekend, enshrining 10 new members, including headliners Yao Ming, Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson. Also inducted were Tom Izzo, Sheryl Swoopes, Zelmo Beaty, Darrell Garretson, John McLendon, Cumberland Posey and Jerry Reinsdorf. Each of the headliners had a unique … Continue reading

Women’s soccer picks up fifth win

By: Luke Feliciano ~Guest Writer~ The women’s soccer team had a strong performance in match play last week, collecting two wins and a loss. The victories included a thrilling last- second victory against Northern Kentucky and a close game against Youngstown State, improving the team’s record to 5-2-1. The Musketeers trailed the Norse 1-0 at halftime … Continue reading

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