Bracketology

By Harris Hicks There are only two weeks left until the start of the NCAA Tournament and the annual debates about who’s in and who’s out are beginning to heat up. From top to bottom, the NCAA Tournament field is a complete mess. There are no clear favorites and no team has separated themselves from…

Kickers Are People Too

By Harrison Larner Recently one of my friends asked me, “If you are a four-star kicking prospect as a sophomore, doesn’t that mean you could be a scholarship kicker at any school you want?” If only it was that simple. Another one of my friends, a former soccer teammate, asked me, “If you can kick…

Advice for College Applicants

by Adam Dreyfuss The college application process is one that can be described with a nice plethora of words. I have heard people use the words stressful, nerve-wracking, and exciting amongst others. Personally, I agree with all three words as good descriptions of this process. ● Stressful: The college application process can be very stressful….

Four Years Later

by Brandon Liguori High school is said by numerous of people as four unforgettable years that can be positive, negative, or a combination of both. Looking back, throughout my four years, I have experienced drastic changes: from making new friends to losing old friends, new activities, and a new attitude. We always find ourselves looking…

College Football’s Top Storylines

by Peyton Gallaher It is now three weeks into yet another college football season. So far, the pace has been blistering and the thrills have taken our breath away. As per annum, the pageantry that radiates from college football has swallowed the collective attention of the entire nation. Whether it be Illinois St. rising from…

Transition Period

by Justin Spaeth High school for me was filled with some of the best memories in my life. I had made friendships with people that will surely last a lifetime. During my first years of high school, it was truly a tough time for me. I felt like an outsider I still felt like I…

It’s Not High School Anymore

by Paige Cunningham Sports has comprised a significant part of my life for as long as I can remember. I started soccer at the age of five, then basketball at seven, softball at nine and volleyball at eleven. I didn’t drop any; I just kept adding. In addition to these club sports, all of which…

The Most Unpredictable Team

by Adam Dreyfuss Last season, the Xavier Musketeers were a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament who lost to second seed Arizona in the Sweet 16. They lost two starters, guard Dee Davis and center Matt Stainbrook, and entering this season nobody expected much from the Musketeers. However, they have defied all odds going…