Student cyclist treks across the country

By: Tim Wilmes ~Staff Writer~ For many Xavier students, the end of the school year always marks a long and strenuous uphill battle of papers, classes and exams. These strenuous activities, however, must seem simple for senior Emily Boutilier, having faced every sort of terrain and landscape imaginable. Boutilier, an art major with concentrations in painting, drawing and art education from Cincinnati travelled with her mother, father and sister across the United States last summer. But this trip was far from ordinary: over a 69 day period, the Boutilier family rode their bikes from Yorktown, Va. to Astoria, Ore. The … Continue reading Student cyclist treks across the country

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

Club Volleyball season reaches peak in Reno

By: Tim Wilmes ~Staff Writer~ The women’s club volleyball team captured a 3rd place finish in Division II of the National Club Volleyball Foundation (NCVF) Collegiate Club Volleyball Championships over the weekend of April 3-5 in Reno, Nev. After earning a bye in the first round of the championship weekend by only losing to Duke in the preliminary round of the national tournament, the Musketeers defeated Iowa State then Winona State to earn a match against Kansas State in the semifinals. However, due to their defensive mindset and superb blocking abilities, the Wildcats proved to be too much for Xavier. … Continue reading Club Volleyball season reaches peak in Reno