Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Ken’s Sports Report 3/27

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Men’s Volleyball Tue, March 21 On this day, the Cougars hosted a game against conference rival Cardinal Stretch University. This was a big game for the Cougars, because Cardinal Stretch is at the top of the conference with a record of 21-7. So, if the 6-13 Cougars were to knock…

Ken’s Sports Recap 3/20

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Fri, March 17 Men’s Volleyball It’s been a difficult season for the men’s volleyball team. Wins are far and few between and their 5-13 record really exemplifies this. To add to their misfortune, the Cougars had to face up against 14-7 Lourdes University, a team who’s been killing it as…

Women’s Basketball Returns Home as National Runner-Up

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

  Sioux City, IA — The goal of winning a National Championship for the women’s basketball team fell one game short, as Saint Xavier (34-3) lost to reigning title holder Marian University (35-3), 66-52. The Cougars head home to Chicago from Sioux City, Iowa as this year’s NAIA National Runner-Up. After defeating…

SXU Goes 0-2 In Graceland Triangular

Monday, March 13th, 2017

  Men’s Volleyball It was a busy weekend for the volleyball team as they competed in the Graceland Triangular Tournament in Lamoni Iowa. The tournament saw SXU compete in back-to-back games against some of the toughest competition in the nation. Sat, March 11 Graceland University The Cougars started off the…

Saint Xavier Women’s Basketball Reaches Final Four in Historic Fashion

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Sioux City, IA — Saint Xavier women’s basketball is stamping its print on the 2017 NAIA National Tournament with record breaking performances. With a 69-53 win over College of the Ozarks, the Cougars are heading to the Final Four for the first time in program history. “It was a great accomplishment…

Saint Xavier Enters National Tournament as No. 1 Seed and CCAC Champions

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Sioux City, IA — The women of Saint Xavier are playing their best basketball of the year at the right time. After closing the regular season with nine straight victories and a CCAC North division crown, the Cougars entered the conference tournament as the No. 2 seed. Following a 100-52…

Student Athletes Should Not Be Paid (More Than They Already Are)

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The question of whether or not college athletes should be paid has been asked for a long time now. Unlike professional players, college athletes do not receive a large payment for their talents. They receive no money when their name and their performance is aired on television. Therefore, many athletes…

Will the Baseball Team Return atop the CCAC Division?

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Near the end of the 2015-2016 season the Cougars were losing more games than they were winning, and were at the bottom of the CCAC division. Despite the season drawing to a close and the team not performing the way they wanted, the team showed that they had the talent….

Cougars Win North Title on Senior Day to Remember

Monday, February 20th, 2017

On an emotional senior day at the Shannon Center, Saint Xavier’s women’s basketball team avenged a January road loss to Cardinal Stritch University by defeating the No. 16 Wolves, 66-45. With the victory, the Cougars are CCAC North Division Champions and earned the second overall seed in the conference tournament,…

Cougars Suffer an Injury with Two Regular Season Games Remaining

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Saint Xavier’s women’s basketball team boasts a 25-2 record and are ranked No. 3 overall with two regular season contests left to play. The Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) tournament begins on February 22 and the Cougars are in a position to grab a top seed thanks in part to…