Xavier Cornhole struggling on and off the pitch

By Chico youger, convenient vegan DISCLAIMER: THIS PIECE IS SATIRE, WRITTEN FOR OUR APRIL FOOL’S EDITION, AND IT IS NOT BASED ON TRUE EVENTS. Xavier’s cornhole team has set a new low, losing their 18th straight match last Tuesday.  The Cornsketeers fell 21-17 to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Cintas Center, moving to a measly 2-20 record this year. The match started out well for the Cornsketeers, as Lyle Codgers was able to give them an early 4-2 lead. However, behind the prowess of Boo Radley Jr., the Demon Deacons quickly took an 11-8 lead.  Xavier’s Blake Deiger, who … Continue reading Xavier Cornhole struggling on and off the pitch

Women’s soccer makes NCAA tournament

By Joe Laurich, Staff Writer Xavier women’s soccer will continue their season in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at home against Milwaukee. Despite losing in the semi-finals of the Big East Tournament to St. John’s, the Musketeers’ strong regular season play earned them a spot in the NCAAs.  Xavier also had numerous players honored for Big East awards, with senior goalkeeper Olivia Jenkins winning Big East goalkeeper of the Year, freshman Ella Rogers being named Freshman of the Year and Xavier’s staff winning Big East Coaching Staff of the Year. Jenkins, along with senior defender Hayley Jakovich and senior midfielder … Continue reading Women’s soccer makes NCAA tournament

XU to add two top recruits in 2022

By Joe Laurich, Staff Writer Looking forward to the class of 2022, Travis Steele and staff have already added two players in Kam Craft and Tyrell Ward — and potentially a third that Steele hinted at during his weekly radio show.   Leaving the team next year are guards Paul Scruggs and Nate Johnson for sure.It’s possible Adam Kunkel and Ben Stanley join them, depending on whether they want to stay and use their extra year of COVID-19 eligibility.   One theme that really stands out with this class is versatility; the coaching staff is taking a Jay Wright-esque approach and moving … Continue reading XU to add two top recruits in 2022