Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Men’s Baseball Look to Continue Trend of Success for 2018 Season

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

The Saint Xavier men’s baseball is a few months away from the start of the 2017-2018 season.  The team finished last season just short of winning the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletics Conference (CCAC) championship game. The Cougars had to settle for runner-up after falling to No. 3 seed, Saint Ambrose University…
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Full Speed Ahead for Saint Xavier Softball in 2017-18

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Saint Xavier softball is just two years removed from a 46-10-1 campaign in which the Cougars reached the championship round of the NAIA Softball World Series in Sioux City, Iowa. Since then, the program has undergone a plethora of changes. Of course, as part of any collegiate athletic cycle, Saint…
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Reflection: A Successful Saint Xavier Football Season

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Saint Xavier’s run at its first national title since 2011 ended in Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday, as the No. 8 Cougars fell to the No. 3 Morningside Mustangs 52-7 in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Championship Series. Saint Xavier ends its 2017 season as Mid States Football Association (MSFA)…
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Women’s Basketball Unbeaten as Search for Fifth Starter Continues

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

The No.2 ranked Saint Xavier women’s basketball team continues its perfect start to the season. Since we last published, the team won both of their home games against Holy Cross College and Calumet College of St. Joseph. They won these games 111-59 and 104-45, respectively. Their latest victory came on…
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Women’s Volleyball Wins CCAC Title, Reaches National Tournament

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

It was a momentous weekend for the Cougars as the team looked to compete in their first matchup of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes (NAIA) championship tournament play. It has been a dream season for the Saint Xavier volleyball team up to this point, as the team has broken…
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Athlete Profile: Danny Saraocco and Jeff Cesario

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Over the weekend, the Cougar Football Team had their final game of the season against the Morningside Mustangs in Sioux City, Iowa.  This was quarter finals of the NAIA Football Championship Series and the Cougar unfortunately fell short.  They end the season with a 10-2 record, which is a massive…
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A Look Back at My Time at the Xavierite

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

The Xavierite offers the perfect opportunity for students to better their craft as journalists. For those who plan on working in media, Saint Xavier’s student newspaper uses appropriate methods that mirror professional news organizations and will give an individual a leg up on the competition in a very competitive field….
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Athlete Profile: Outside Hitter Kate Bontrager

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The 2017 Women’s Volleyball has had a thriller of a season.  This has been one of their best seasons to date.  Their fearless leader, in his twenty-ninth season as head coach, is Bob Heersema. He has coached the team to play competitive volleyball, and their performance in the CCAC Tournament…
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Women Win CCAC Tournament Advance to NAIA Tournament

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

It’s been a good week to be a Cougar. More specifically, it’s been a great week for fans of the Saint Xavier women’s volleyball team. Over the course of the week, the team competed in, and won, all three of their tournament matchups, making them the tournament champs. After their…
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Athlete Profile: Guard Chanel Fanter

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Believe it or not, basketball season is fast approaching.  It felt like it was only yesterday when the weather reached 80 degrees, and it was still acceptable to run outside. After these last couple of weeks, winter is definitely here.  Before you get too worried about the cold, I have…
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