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Swim teams deliver mixed performances

By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ Xavier swimming was back in action over the weekend, as the defending Big East champions saw the women go 2-1 and the men go 0-2 at the Big 12 vs. Big East Weekend in Morgantown, W. Va. The women were led by freshman Emily Conners, who took home first place … Continue reading

MLB playoffs heat up as teams set sights on the World Series

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ As the days get shorter and the chill in the air becomes more pronounced, the Major League Baseball postseason begins to heat up. The playoff gauntlet is chock-full of storylines as the final four teams make their run for the Commissioner’s Trophy. The first and most prominent storyline is the … Continue reading

Tennis shines over weekend

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Xavier Tennis wrapped up a busy weekend of fall play. The men’s team traveled to Kentucky to compete in the Louisville Fall Invitational, while the women’s team traveled to its crosstown rival’s campus for the Cincinnati Invitational. The Musketeers demonstrated solid play on day one of the Louisville Fall Invitational. … Continue reading

Women’s soccer ends skid

By: Jack Dunn ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Women’s soccer team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over Villanova on Oct. 15, bringing its record to 7-8-1 overall and 1-5 in conference play. It had previously fallen to conference teams Providence, No. 6 Georgetown, Marquette and Seton Hall. The Musketeers lost 2-1 against … Continue reading

Opinion: The Cowboys should start Dak Prescott over Tony Romo

By: Luke Feliciano ~Staff Writer~ Dak Prescott’s performances this season thus far have been a surprise to many, and, with the looming return of injured longtime Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, Prescott’s command of the offense might come to an abrupt end. But should it? Prescott has absolutely shocked the National Football League (NFL). In … Continue reading

Cross country finishes strong at Bradley Classic

By: Julia Haber ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier cross country team finished off regular season action this past weekend in Peoria, Ill., with the Bradley Classic. The women’s team finished 15th out of 26 teams with about 200 female athletes attending. Leading the women’s side was junior Madeline Britton, who placed 13th in the 6k with … Continue reading

Men’s soccer tops Cleveland State, St. John’s

By: Jack Dunn ~Guest Writer~ The men’s soccer team dropped a close game to the Providence Friars while picking up two victories against the Cleveland State Vikings and St. John’s Red Storm, improving to 3-1 in Big East Play and 6-3-2 overall. The Musketeers were defeated 2-1 by Providence on Oct. 1 in a tight … Continue reading

Volleyball grabs two more wins

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The last two weeks for the volleyball team saw an even 2-2 record in Big East play. On Sept. 30, the Musketeers dropped a match to Creighton at Cintas, losing 3-0 and dropping to 7-9 (1-2). They lost the first set 25- 18, the second set 25-23 and the third … Continue reading

Mcllroy captures PGA crown

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ The PGA Tour’s Tour Championship concluded on Sunday, as the final event of the year-long $10 million FedEx Cup was won by Rory McIlroy. The final weekend poses a variety of scoring questions due to the confusing nature of the points system, leaving the Golf Channel to create a so-called … Continue reading

Women’s basketball releases 2016-17 season schedule

By: Luke Feliciano ~Staff Writer~ The Big East released its schedule for women’s basketball conference play on Sept. 20, allowing fans a chance to preview a few key opponents for the upcoming season. Xavier loses two of its three top scorers from a season ago, Bri Glover and Aliyah Zantt, and will face an increasingly … Continue reading

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