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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,...

Xavier Smite Team Seeks to Lengthen Its Undefeated Record

Xavier Smite Team Seeks to Lengthen Its Undefeated Record
By Hyun Lee, Editor-In-Chief February 27, 2020

The Xavier Smite team made its debut in the 2019-2020 school year, joining the ranks of Xavier's two other esports teams: Rocket League and League of Legends. After failing to establish the Smite team...

Colter Abely: An Inspiring Team Player

Colter Abely: An Inspiring Team Player
By Justin Caulfield, Assistant Reporter February 20, 2020

On January 18, Xavier sponsored the Colter Abely Wrestling Tournament. Six out of the top ten teams in Connecticut attended, but that did not stop the Xavier team from claiming the victory. The tournament...

CT Class L State Championship: St. Joseph Cadets Win a Thriller

CT Class L State Championship: St. Joseph Cadets Win a Thriller
December 14, 2019

Today, the Connecticut high school football title game we have all been waiting for took place. Unfortunately, Xavier football did not participate in this game, but this was such a spectacle, it needs...

A Promising Future for the Xavier Crew Team

A Promising Future for the Xavier Crew Team
By Hyun Lee, Assistant Reporter November 25, 2019

The Xavier Crew Team is currently in a period of rebuilding. Two years ago, in the spring of 2017, the varsity eight boat met widespread success under the guidance of Mr. Peter Belmonte, the former crew...

Student Spotlight: Luke Lappe

Student Spotlight: Luke Lappe
By Sam Rector, Assistant Reporter October 17, 2019

Just over two weeks ago, Xavier baseball player Luke Lappe committed to the University of North Alabama, a Division 1 school in the Atlantic Sun Conference. As a sophomore on varsity last season, Luke...

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