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Xavier Sports Spotlight: Interview with Mr. Applegate on Swimming

Xavier Sports Spotlight: Interview with Mr. Applegate on Swimming

By Sam Rector, Reporter March 16, 2021

Here at Xavier, the winter sports season is in full swing. Our basketball, ice hockey, and swim teams have all played incredibly well during a challenging season. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

The Key to the Jazz's Surprising Success

The Key to the Jazz’s Surprising Success

By Lucas Lomuntad, Assistant Reporter March 11, 2021

With 27 wins and 9 losses so far in the course of the NBA season, the Utah Jazz have emerged as a surprising leader in the Western Conference, and even the NBA in its whole. Is it too early in the season...

2021 New York Mets Preview

2021 New York Mets Preview

By Jack Roy , Assistant Reporter February 4, 2021

If you watch Major League Baseball, you can acknowledge the fact that the New York Mets have been average at best over the past few seasons. Since losing to the San Francisco Giants in the Wild Card...

How JuJu Smith-Schuster Became the Most Hated Player in the NFL

How JuJu Smith-Schuster Became the Most Hated Player in the NFL

By Sam Rector, Reporter February 4, 2021

Steelers’ wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was once a sports icon. His brand expanded to the football field, to video games, to dancing, to social media, and beyond. Everyone loved JuJu, yet that is...

The Battle for New York Basketball

The Battle for New York Basketball

By Lucas Lomuntad, Assistant Reporter January 28, 2021

In the Spring of 2012, after 45 years of being associated with New Jersey, the Nets made their move to Brooklyn. With brief segments of greatness stemming from D’Angelo Russel’s era in Brooklyn, the...

Formula One: From Monaco to Main Street

Formula One: From Monaco to Main Street

By Liam Sheeley December 31, 2020
Have you ever driven a car with a hybrid engine? What about a car with ceramic brake discs, carbon fiber body panels, a clutch-less transmission, or a push-button ignition? Ever wonder how manufacturers developed these innovations? The answer, in many cases, is baptism by fire in the motorsport arena - more specifically, in Formula One.
Five Surprise Breakout Players From This NFL Season

Five Surprise Breakout Players From This NFL Season

By Sam Rector, Reporter December 6, 2020

The NFL season is in full swing. Week 13 is coming up this weekend after a rare Wednesday afternoon game between the Ravens and the Steelers. It is safe to say this season has been relatively odd, but...

The Impact of the Lakers' Black Mamba Jerseys

The Impact of the Lakers’ Black Mamba Jerseys

By Lucas Lomuntad, Assistant Reporter November 5, 2020

On the morning of January 26th, 2020, a helicopter carrying the souls of Kobe and Giana Bryant, alongside nine others, crashed out of the sky over Calabasas, California. The entirety of the NBA, the Los...

A Little Information on Xavier Robotics (No, They Are Not Battle Bots)

A Little Information on Xavier Robotics (No, They Are Not Battle Bots)

By Aidan Pesce, Assistant Reporter October 15, 2020

They are not battle bots. Ok, now that I have that out of the way, we can begin the article. The Xavier robotics team has been building robots for the last few years, consistently doing well in competitions,...

NBA Finals: How the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers Built Their Franchises

NBA Finals: How the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers Built Their Franchises

By Sam Rector, Reporter October 8, 2020

The 2020 NBA Playoffs have been played in an unprecedented situation. The NBA invited twenty-two teams down to Orlando to play in a bubble. The bubble format has worked to perfection, as the Playoffs have...

UConn Men's Basketball Has an Exciting Season Ahead

UConn Men’s Basketball Has an Exciting Season Ahead

By Sam Rector, Assistant Reporter May 23, 2020

It’s been a while since we’ve seen the UConn Huskies’ Men’s Basketball Team produce a great season, but this could be the year they turn it around. Since their magical 2014 run through March Madness,...

The Patriot's Next Chapter

The Patriot’s Next Chapter

By Sam Rector, Assistant Reporter March 24, 2020

With the spreading of the Coronavirus, the sports world has all but shut down. March Madness was cancelled, and the NBA, NHL, and MLB seasons were suspended. However, the NFL has gone on as scheduled,...

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