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, especially last year. The FRC team only managed to participate in one event, but they got 4th...

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 the previous school year, captains Steven Pepler '20 and Jakob Slason '20 managed to recruit three other...

A Promising Future for the Xavier Crew Team

A Promising Future for the Xavier Crew Team

By Hyun Lee, Assistant Reporter

November 26, 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 coach. That year, the varsity eight secured an outstanding 12-1 record and won not only the Mahoney...

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 hit Xavier’s only home run and led the team in RBIs. He also garnered SCC All-Quinnipiac honors. As a...

Another Under the Radar Team: Sailing

Another Under the Radar Team: Sailing

By Eric Myskowski, Senior Reporter

November 29, 2018

  While the successful soccer team made headlines this year, another team was also doing well behind the scenes this fall, the sailing team. They recently finished 5th out of 28 at the Great Oaks Regatta in New Orleans, a national sailing championship sponsored by the All-State Sugar Bowl.   ...

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

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...

Successors of Sean Marinan: Coach Andy Guyon

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

January 10, 2017

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

Winter Sports Season has Arrived!

December 13, 2016

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...

Xavier Hockey Skates to Success

Xavier Hockey Skates to Success

By Kevin Galasso, Assistant Reporter

January 14, 2016

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

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...

Interviews with Xavier’s Winter Sports Captains

By Liam Iorio

February 5, 2015

So what can we expect in for winter sports this year?  After sitting down with all the captains of the various sports teams it appears we have an exciting season ahead of us.  A positive outlook was commonplace as well a strong drive to excel. Indoor Track: Captain Jack O’Hara was clear to...

Goal!!! McHugh Field’s First

Goal!!! McHugh Field's First

By Joshua Rigsby, Assistant Reporter

December 5, 2014

A few months ago, Owen Stevenson, class of 2017, scored the first goal on the new soccer field. This is an achievement in and of itself, but the fact that we won the game as well shows the athletic prowess here at Xavier. I sat down with Owen to get his side of the story. In my interview with Owen,...

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