First Japanese Woman to Win Grand Slam Title – Naomi Osaka

Courtesy of CNN.

Holly Ngo

October 3, 2018

Naomi Osaka took on Serena Williams, the number one American professional tennis player, in the women’s final for the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. On Sept. 8, 2018, Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams went against each other in the sin...

Healthy Food Options in Uptown Plaza on Camelback and Central

Flower Child Menu. Courtesy of Megan Onofrei '20.

Megan Onofrei, Sports and Fitness Editor

October 2, 2018

After a long day of school, Xavier and Brophy students are usually very hungry and desperate for a snack. Luckily for us, the Uptown Plaza on Camelback and Central offers a variety of different restaurants, many which have healthy options. The most popular restaurants there are Sauce, Chipotle, Flow...

Lifelong Benefits of Tennis

Photo courtesy of Caroline Hink

Caroline Hink and Megan Onofrei

October 1, 2018

On Sept. 18, the radio station KTAR News 92.3 interviewed Xavier’s tennis coach, Laurie Martin. Coach Martin was asked to speak about the lifelong benefits of tennis and why everyone should consider playing the sport. When asked about the benefits of tennis, Coach Martin said that “playing tennis ...

Xavier athletes going on to play collegiate sports

Top: Jessie Simmons, Kaity Ward

Bottom: Abby Hubbard, Madeline Warren, Kinsey Ehmann, Hannah Hale

February 7, 2018, National Letter of Intent Signing Day at Xavier College Preparatory

Megan Onofrei, Club Writer

May 8, 2018

Xavier College Prep has such an excellent athletic program that teaches athletes the tools of teamwork, work ethic, and discipline which is extremely helpful to athletes that wish to pursue their athletic abilities to the collegiate level. There are 22 athletes that have committed to play collegiate sp...

The success of Xavier sports in the 2017-2018 school year

(L-R) Seniors Maddy Chait, Kinsey Ehmann, Nicole Hook, and Abby Hubbard on varsity soccer.

Megan Onofrei, Club Writer

May 8, 2018

This year has been a very successful year for the Gators; they have won five state championships! During the fall sports season, varsity badminton made it all the way to the semis this year. Varsity Volleyball won their 12th state championship for this school after defeating Corona. After winning the 6A Vo...

Hydrate! Motivate! Feel Great!

Hydrate! Motivate! Feel Great!

Mary Long, Campus News Editor

March 21, 2018

This generation has spearheaded a push on hydration. Companies such as Hydro Flask, S’Well, Yeti and Nalgene have created a fun and personalized culture around staying hydrated. A variation of color, size and shape has made water bottles a daily accessory to the everyday millennial. Over the past...

Four years of sports, advice from the seniors

Senior basketball girls are posing on picture day. Mary Long, Katie Hassett, Isabel Wirth, Payton Davis and Montana Oltrogge are ready for State.

Ashten Wheeler, Faith in Action Editor

February 14, 2018

Sports and athletics is a huge part of the student life at Xavier College Prep. From the moment one takes a step onto campus, they may see the large variety of state championships and national titles that are held by various sports teams. Xavier prides itself in the outstanding athletics and extracurri...

“The greatest show on grass” Waste Management Phoenix Open

XCP and BCP Seniors at the Phoenix Open.
Michael Collins, Madeline Warren, Molly Kuhl, Matthew Zacher, Aydyn Fernandez and Hannah Hale

Molly Kuhl, Media Editor

February 14, 2018

The annual Waste Management Phoenix Open started at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 29 and ended on Sunday, Feb. 4. Every year, TPC Scottsdale hosts the Waste Management Phoenix Open which is known as the the “largest game on grass” with hundreds of thousands of people attending every day throughout the whole ...

Spiritline flies high at AIA State Championships

Cheer's state championship trophy and banner alongside pom's runner up award

Lauren Stevens, Sports & Fitness Editor

January 25, 2018

On Saturday, Jan. 20, Xavier’s cheer and pom teams took the floor at Chase Field for the AIA State Spiritline Championships. Friends, family and fans of Xavier packed the stadium and gave an overwhelming amount of support for the teams. Cheer took the mats first, and despite a drop in the opening stu...

Gator basketball and soccer in a great place going into the postseason

(L-R) Seniors Maddy Chait, Kinsey Ehmann, Nicole Hook, and Abby Hubbard on varsity soccer.

Lauren Stevens, Sports & Fitness Editor

January 25, 2018

The winter sports season is halfway through and Xavier’s basketball and soccer teams are in a great position. Basketball is having their best season in Xavier history, and soccer is on track on win state for the second year in a row. Currently, basketball is ranked fifth in the 6A conference, with...

It is never too late to set healthy resolutions

Senior Remy Feagles is working hard on keeping her new years resolutions strong in the gym.

Ashten Wheeler, Faith in Action Editor

January 25, 2018

As the end of January approaches, many people are still making resolutions, setting intentions and reevaluating their habits for the new year. However, there are still a handful of people who have not thought of a resolution yet because they are too busy or “don’t have time.” Rather than s...

Sports and fitness holiday gift guide

Here are a few of the mentioned fitness-related gifts that are great for anyone.

Megan Onofrei, Club Writer

December 17, 2017

Christmas is a very stressful holiday, mostly because of the pressure to get the perfect gift for your loved ones. For all of those people that have sports and fitness minded family members, the following is a helpful guide to athletic-related gifts! A very popular gift is a Fitbit (the original activity tracker) ...

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