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

Women’s tennis season underway

By: Andrew Utz ~Staff Writer~ The women’s tennis team completed four matches in the past two weeks, opening its season with a 2-2 record. The Musketeers began the season with a 7-0 sweep over Morehead State at the Eastern Hills Indoor Tennis Club. The indoor facility is the home court of the tennis team during the winter season. Senior captain Lizzie Oosterbaan won both in her singles competition and with teammate Amina Ismail in doubles. Senior Daniella Patton and freshman Lauren Ghidotti also won in their doubles match with a 6-1 victory. Both women made their marks in their own … Continue reading Women’s tennis season underway

Big season ahead for the Musketeers

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ Many believe Xavier has a legitimate opportunity to compete for the Big East championship this year, but the strength of the league presents quite the challenge. The Musketeers will face many tests as they move through their conference play. Villanova University is returning most of its team from last year, making the Wildcats a favorite to win the conference. With an experienced squad featuring Ryan Arcidiacono, Darrun Hillard, Josh Hart, Jay Vaughn Pinkston and Daniel Ochefu, four of whom are returning from last year’s squad, the Wildcats will have stability and depth this year. Nova … Continue reading Big season ahead for the Musketeers