Madness excites

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ In the midst of gloomy April weather, we remember the madness that dominated our lives forthe past month. From 3-14 upsets to buzzerbeaters and broken brackets to bragging in the face of your friend, not to mention the infamous “I’m taking notes on my laptop today, I swear,” when everyone in the room really knows you have at least two games streaming side by side. March truly is a different time of year. For the men’s bracket, early tournament predictions were thought to be all but realized. There would be a slew of 5-12 upsets, … Continue reading Madness excites

Spring training prepares fans for regular season

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ The snow has melted, trees are starting to regain their color and temperatures are beginning to rise. This can only mean one thing. Opening Day is upon us in the Buckeye State. Baseball enthusiasts throughout Ohio are itching for what looks to be another promising year for Ohio teams that are striving for a return to postseason play in 2015. In Cincinnati, the Reds are hoping to once again ride ace pitcher Johnny Cueto in the wake of their massive offseason overhaul of the pitching staff that included goodbyes to beloved starters Matt Latos and … Continue reading Spring training prepares fans for regular season

Xavier dominant as postseason is underway

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Xavier men’s basketball spent this past weekend in New York City for the Big East Tournament, falling to Villanova in the championship game. The world-famous Madison Square Garden combined with one of the nation’s most talent-filled conferences made for an action-packed four days that drew attention from basketball enthusiasts coast-to-coast. After running through the conference during regular season play, top-seeded Villanova continued its dominance on its way to a tournament championship. In previous games in the Big Apple, the Wildcats throttled eight-seed Marquette in a Thursday matinee game before relying on a questionable foul call … Continue reading Xavier dominant as postseason is underway