Opinion: What to know before watching the Super Bowl

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ It’s that time of year again. It’s the only time of the year where you actually get to enjoy commercials and spend all day pigging out on wings, nachos and other classic football foods. Yes, it is time for Super Bowl XLIX. The game will feature returning champions, the Seattle Seahawks, and Tom Brady’s New England Patriots at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. The Seattle Seahawks have been one of the most consistent teams in the league over the past two seasons. Super Bowl XLIX marks the first time in 10 years that … Continue reading Opinion: What to know before watching the Super Bowl

Women’s basketball takes care of business

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ The women’s basketball team opened its season with two home games against non-conference opponents. The musketeers won 75-51 on Nov. 5 against the Wofford College Terriers and 89-52 against the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Lions. Xavier quickly made up for the early 7-2 deficit by exploding on a 15-2 run, leaving the score 17-9 with 13:02 left to play in the first half. At the half, the Musketeers lead 36-26 against Wofford. Freshman guard Marquia Turner had a nice collegiate debut, leading the team with 8 points on 50 percent 3-point shooting at the half. Senior transfer … Continue reading Women’s basketball takes care of business

2015 baseball schedule released

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier baseball schedule was released on Nov. 5 with marquee matchups against tough Big East opponents. The baseball team finished 30-29 last season, and won the Big East Championship in its first year in the conference to reach the NCAA tournament for the second time in school history. The men played an exemplary season last year and hope to continue its success this year. The Musketeers are scheduled to play a total of 55 games and start off the season on Feb. 13 against Army in South Carolina. This is part of a four-game … Continue reading 2015 baseball schedule released