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Xavier Cross Country had another break-out season. Why does nobody seem to care?

Xavier Cross Country had another break-out season.  Why does nobody seem to care?

By Aidan Higgins, Assistant Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, X Teams

The term "the Big 4" refers to America's 4 most popular sports: baseball, basketball, football, and hockey, all of which dominate the media and have thousands of dedicated youth programs, a plentiful supply of diehard fans, and millions of TV viewers.  American society worships spectator sports li...

Uconn Football: Why? Just Why?

Uconn Football: Why? Just Why?

By Kevin Galasso, Editor

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Sports

For anyone who didn’t know, I wrote an article last year about Randy Edsall’s return to UConn football and my excitement for the next couple of years. Oh, how the times have changed. I tried. I tried to be optimistic, but I just can’t do it anymore. UConn football has been so disappointing over...

Your Top Candidates for the Heisman Trophy?

By Revanth Yalamanchi, Assistant reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports News, uncategorized

Every year the National Collegiate Athletic Association awards the year's top college football player with the Heisman trophy, the most prestigious award they can attain. Since 1935, players have received this award created by the downtown athletic club directed by John Heisman. This year the top...

The Decline of NFL TV Ratings

The Decline of NFL TV Ratings

By Eric Myskowski, Assistant Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The decline of TV ratings for the NFL is continuing this year. Last week’s ratings are down eight percent from the 2016 season and eighteen percent from 2015. According to ESPN, the number of viewers is at 15.156 million viewers in 2017 down from 18.438 million in 2015. This continuing trend is starting...

Uconn Football: The Return of Randy Edsall

Uconn Football: The Return of Randy Edsall

By Kevin Galasso, Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Sports News

As an avid Uconn fan, I was excited for the football season to start up. This has been my second year of following the team and going to a good amount of their games along with my father and grandfather. While not my favorite Uconn sport, (I have season tickets for Hockey instead), I still enjoy going...

What Sports Are Actually Good For?

By Matt Zablocki, Reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under Onion X, Opinions, Sports

Coming  up  in  only  a  few  days  is  one  of  the  biggest  sports  days  on  the  American  calendar,  which  millions  of  people  throughout  the  country  will  celebrate  with  cook-offs,  parties,  and,  of  course  watching  the  Superbowl  on  TV.  Now,  since  I...

The First Ever Pink Basketball Game

By Alexander Pralea and Laurenz Mosquito

February 14, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, Campus News, Sports, Student Life

Basketball is the latest Xavier sport to be used in raising awareness for breast cancer.

Successors of Sean Marinan: Coach Andy Guyon

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News, Sports, Sports News, X Teams

Andy Guyon is the new head coach of the football team for Xavier High School.

Winter Sports Season has Arrived!

December 13, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports News, X Teams

Hey Freshmen, did you miss out on joining a sports team or club in the fall? Don’t worry, these are the sports you can join. Throughout the winter Xavier offers many sports and activities to keep you busy. These sports include basketball, hockey, indoor track, rifle team, swimming, and wrestling. Basketball...

Cubs End 108 Year Drought

By Alexander Pralea, Reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports News, uncategorized

After surviving a grueling World Series, the Cubs emerged as the victors for the first in time in 108 years. It was well deserved, showing the new the manager, Joe Maddon, has really made a difference. Even with immense pressure, the Cubs emerged as the champions, as only the sixth team to outlast...

All-American JV vs. Cool Runnings Intramural Basketball Tournament Updates LIVE!

All-American JV vs. Cool Runnings Intramural Basketball Tournament Updates LIVE!

By Joshua Rigsby, Andrew Cammisa, and Evan Rigsby

April 8, 2016


Filed under Campus Features, Campus News, News, Sports

  The game just unfolded! The atmosphere of the gym was that of roaring band music and the two teams warming up. After that jaw dropping round of musical chairs, the teams hit the court once more before they play their game. The warning buzzer rung and DJ Size announced the game would ...

How the FBI is preparing for Super Bowl 50

How the FBI is preparing for Super Bowl 50

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

January 31, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Sports News, uncategorized

With kickoff a week away, the FBI is getting ready for one of their most stressful nights.

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