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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.

Xavier Hockey Skates to Success

Xavier Hockey Skates to Success

By Kevin Galasso, Assistant Reporter

January 14, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, X Teams

Xavier hockey has been doing great this season. They have an 8-1 record so far and they're still going strong. Their recent successes include a win at the West Haven Holiday Hockey Tournament and a win against Simsbury with a score of 6-1. Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Coach Deconti...

X Soccer Struggles to Find the Back of the Net

By Jack Oman, Reporter

November 10, 2015


Filed under Sports, X Teams

The Xavier Soccer team struggled this year. The team finished 4-9-3 in a season that was filled with struggle. Even though the team’s record does not show, this year’s team was filled with talent. Going into the 2015 season, the team was optimistic about their ability to produce. A team led by...

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