Cross country looks for a fast start at this season’s opening meet

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ Xavier men’s and women’s cross country looks to improve from last year after losing a big senior class including NCAA National Championship qualifier Clare Fischer. Also, the men’s team lost Tom Ohlman, who earned NCAA All-Region honors his junior year before missing his senior year due to injury. The men’s side is now led by seniors Corey Zielinski, Connor Buchholz and Matt Orlando while the women’s side is led by senior Audrey Ramos and junior Sarah Mazzei. Both teams will begin their respective seasons Sep. 5 at the Queen City Invitational in Mason, Ohio. They … Continue reading Cross country looks for a fast start at this season’s opening meet

Opinion: what it takes to be a true Musketeer fan

By: Matt Stainbrook ~Guest Writer~ As the first day of school ap­proaches, it is important for the new additions to the Xavier fam­ily (and possibly some that already are family members) to learn what it takes to be a true Musketeer fan. The first, and perhaps most im­portant, rule to being an authentic Musketeer fan is, whether we win, lose or draw, we do it with excite­ment, class and pride. Being part of a community such as Xavier is a responsibil­ity that can be a lot of fun if it is done right. I had the opportunity to watch a … Continue reading Opinion: what it takes to be a true Musketeer fan

Sports Staff Writers’ Favorites from 2013-14

Staff Writer Favorite Basketball Game Favorite Moment in Sports Favorite Student Athlete Favorite Sport to Cover Favorite Article Written Favorite Game Time Snack Robert Jaimeson  Georgetown Basketball Senior Night  Justin Martin (Basketball)   Volleyball  Interview with Mike Johnson  Carmel Sodas Nikhil Jelaji  Creighton Peton Manning Performances   James Farr (Basketball)  Soccer  Student section feature  Basketball Games Adam Tortelli  Georgetown Xavier making the Tourney   Matt Stainbrook (Basketball)  Men’s Soccer  Indians playoff preview  Burger & Fries Tim Wilmes  Cincinnati  Freese’s walk-off in World Series (’06)  Onya Edwards (Track & Field)  Woman’s Volleyball  Matt Stainbrook feature  Cintas Center Blue Moon Lauren Young  Marquette  Basketball home … Continue reading Sports Staff Writers’ Favorites from 2013-14