How are Gators staying active?

Senior Taryn Maher is hard at work in a plank in her own backyard.
November 23, 2020

As Gators are getting back into the groove of school, the importance of feeling good physically as well as mentally is always a priority. Xavier students have found many creative ways to boost endorphins...

Xavier cross country goes the distance

Naomi Young ‘23 maintains her speedy pace during the final mile of the sandy 5k course at the Eye of the Tiger meet on October 24, ultimately finishing 16th overall in the Varsity Gold race.
November 23, 2020

Cross country is the only Xavier fall sport that regularly practices in the morning rather than the afternoon. This is done primarily to avoid the heat of the late summer months.  Consequently, any...

Xavier’s hybrid swim and dive

Grace Hull '22, Gracie Munk '22, and Jordan Herrera '21 line up on their blocks.
September 30, 2020

Xavier’s Swim and Dive team has had to undergo a variety of adjustments to adapt to the new challenges posed by Covid-19. Swimming and diving remained closed when sports came to a halt because of the...

Xavier volleyball earns AVCA Academic Award

Xavier’s varsity volleyball players along with the coaches start off their practice in a socially-distanced group circle.
September 29, 2020

On July 20, 2020, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (ACVA) announced that the Xavier College Preparatory’s varsity volleyball team, along with 1,324 other volleyball teams in the United States,...

Fall sports: How are they adapting during these times of uncertainty?

Baby gator Ashley Mansour gets ready to return the ball during after school frosh tennis practice!
September 29, 2020

As the reopening of schools is up in the air, so is the continuation of fall sports. Despite the fear of returning to normal life, schools are trying to implement strict rules that will allow sports to...

Xavier Basketball and Gatorline Honor Senior Athlete

Varsity Basketball Coach Gillom speaks to fans, family members, and members of the Basketball and Gatorline teams. Coach Gillom thanked senior athletes for their hard work and recognized families for their commitment. Photo by Caroline Hink '20.
February 10, 2020

Towards the end of every athletic season, Xavier takes time to honor the commitment and leadership of senior student-athletes by organizing Senior Nights for each sports team. This year, February 4 marked...

Introducing Esports!

Esports hard at work practicing their game tactics! 
Photo Credit: Esports XCP webpage
December 11, 2019

Are you interested in a competitive environment supported by wonderful teammates, but dislike strenuous athletic activities like running or shooting hoops? Maybe Esports is for you! Esports has been described...

Ten Gators Sign National Letters of Intent

Megan Onofrei signed to play soccer at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. Photo by Caroline Hink '20.
November 13, 2019

For decades, Xavier College Preparatory has been both an academic and athletic powerhouse. In addition to preparing students for the rigor of college courses, Xavier continually develops outstanding athletes.  Xavier’s...

In a League of Their Own

The Yankees vs Diamondback baseball game on April 30, 2019 at Chase Field located in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo credits: Emma McCarthy '21.
October 22, 2019

Will you watch the Major League Baseball World Series this year? Xavier College Preparatory students may be able to think of a few teachers who certainly will watch it based on their known passion for...

Xavier Cross Country Team Interview

The 2019 XCP Cross Country team pose for their team photo. 
Photo Credit: Duke Photography.
October 21, 2019

Cross Country is a sport that requires pace, training and a lot of endurance! Though many people may think running is easy or boring, we should consider the perspectives of Cross Country runners themselves...

Senior Sports Highlights of the 2018 – 2019 Seasons

Pictured is the entire varsity soccer team from this season on senior night. The parents of the seniors and the coaches are also in the picture. Photo Courtesy of Megan Onofrei '20.
May 2, 2019

Xavier College Prep has a variety of aspects that make up its excellence and success across the board, one of those elements being the presence of a competitive athletic environment. Athletes are given...

Spring National Letter of Intent Signing Day

On Wednesday, April 24, eight Xavier seniors signed National Letters of Intent to play collegiate sports. Congratulations to these Xavier gators on this great accomplishment, we can’t wait to see what you accomplish in the future! Photo Courtesy of Helen Innes ‘19.
April 24, 2019

Xavier College Prep’s excellence in the classroom has carried over to athletics, as eight athletes signed national letters of intent to play collegiate sports on the morning of Wednesday, April 24. Carrying...

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