Opinion: College football officiating must improve

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ It’s time for some football. This season of college football has been full of surprising upsets and wins including wins from Navy, Arkansas, Oklahoma State and Nebraska, causing plenty of people to speculate whether or not this has anything to do with the officiating throughout these games. This season has been plagued by bad measurements and tough calls to make. This past weekend Michigan State was defeated by Nebraska by one point after a touchdown catch made by a receiver who had run out of bounds. The officials had to replay this over and over … Continue reading Opinion: College football officiating must improve

Volleyball continues Big East domination

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ The Musketeers are making their way through conference play with win after win. Currently, the volleyball team is 9-3 in conference play and 13-10 overall after two more wins during this Halloween weekend to continue a three-game win streak. One of these matches pitted Xavier against St. John’s in New York. The first set was taken by St. John’s, but there were 14 ties and three lead changes, with neither of the teams leading by more than four points throughout. With the score tied at 27, St. John’s got a kill, followed by an error on … Continue reading Volleyball continues Big East domination

Women’s basketball schedule breakdown

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ After the kickoff of this upcoming basketball season with Muskie Madness, the women’s basketball team is getting ready for its first matchups of the season. The team finished last season 18-15, defeating Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament, and had a narrow victory during the first round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational. The Muskies are set to play 29 games total, 11 non-conference and 18 conference, before the Big East Tournament. The start of the season this time around is happening in a special way. The first game of the year … Continue reading Women’s basketball schedule breakdown