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Xavier students sign National Letters of Intent

Xavier athletes who signed their National Letters of Intent on Nov. 8, 2017.
In the top row is volleyball player Caroline White (left), swimmer Katie McKoy and basketball player Montana Oltrogge (right). In the bottom row is sand volleyball player Kailey Klein (left), softball player Melissa Fedorka and volleyball player Alyna Draper (right).

Madeline Warren, Class Writer

November 27, 2017

Every year, talented Xavier student athletes participate in the National Letter of Intent Signing day. According to the official NCAA website, “By signing an NLI, the college-bound student-athlete agrees to attend the college or university for one academic year. In exchange, that college or university must...

Gator fall sports wrap-up

Gator golf with their 35th state championship trophy

Lauren Stevens, Sports & Fitness Editor

November 27, 2017

The Xavier gators completed another successful fall sports season on Thursday, Nov. 9, following the Volleyball State Championships. Varsity sports during the fall of 2017 included: badminton, cross country, golf, mountain biking, spiritline, swim and dive and volleyball. In every sport, the gators went...

Xavier fall sports dominate, compete in state tournaments

The Gator Golf team is ready to take the state title at the Omni Tucson National Resort on Oct. 31.

Madeline Warren, Class Writer

November 10, 2017

As the fall sports season comes to a close, many of the teams have competed in the state tournament, striving for the first place finish. Xavier is known for being competitive in sports across the board. Every sport thus far has been either in the state tournament or has won the title. The vars...

Senior Lauren Stevens releases gymnastics merchandise line

Senior Lauren Stevens releases gymnastics merchandise line

Madison Kloeber, Managing Editor

November 9, 2017

Xavier senior Lauren Stevens recently released a line of merchandise available for purchase on her e-commerce and informational website, ChalkWarrior.com.

Outdoor fitness activities

A cartoon gator with red gym pants lifts weights while listening to music.

Skylar Smith, Business Manager

October 26, 2017

With the fall season in full swing, the temperature in Arizona is slowly starting to cool down from the harsh 110 degrees of summer. Most people prefer to work out in the air-conditioned gyms during the summer heat, but, now that the fall cool is settling in, there are various other places and ways t...

How calorie information on food labels benefits Americans

A nutrition label on a pack of candy

Megan Onofrei, Club Writer

October 12, 2017

Have you ever wondered why there is so much information on food labels and what the information actually means? Food labels provide accurate nutritional information, such as calorie counts, so it is easier for people to make healthier choices about the food that they are consuming. Calories are the ...

Xavier Basketball Fundraiser

Xavier Basketball Fundraiser

Mary Long, Campus News Editor

September 28, 2017

This Tuesday, Oct. 3, the Xavier Basketball team is having a fundraiser at Lou Malnati’s. The Basketball program will receive 20% of all funds raised on Tuesday. The fundraiser runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Lou Malnati’s is located on the northeast corner of Central and Camelback, 100 E Camelback ...

Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy

Mary Long, Campus News Editor

September 14, 2017

Cryotherapy is an up and coming, innovative way to relax the muscles. High school, club and professional sports teams are running to the remedy. Cryotherapy includes, but is not limited to, a full body chamber, localized treatments and NormaTec Compressions. I personally experienced this treatment a fe...

Four years of Brophy football

Brophy student council pumping up the student section.

Emme East, Class Writer

September 14, 2017

Over four years, the Xavier and Brophy students cheer and show school spirit during home games at the Brophy field. The Red Sea floods into the Phoenix College stadium, watching their Broncos take their home-field. Throughout these four years, the students who attend these games are permanently marked wi...

The countless benefits of yoga

The countless benefits of yoga

Rebecca Jordan, Writer

April 5, 2017

There are many great benefits as a result of doing yoga. These benefits most commonly include health improvement, stress relief, and self-healing in general. “The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness, and harmony in both the mind and body,” wrote Dr. Natalie Nevins, a board-certified...

Tennis shoes: for training and style

A pair of bright Nike Zoom Vomeros.

Katie Shyman, Writer

April 5, 2017

Whether they’re for running, walking, or just lounging around, America has delved full-force into an obsession with tennis shoes. This year, you can spot retro Nikes, stylish Adidas, and comfy Asics on any street-style icon. Below is a breakdown of the most popular sneaker brands on the market. First,...

Spring sports rally 2017!

Julia Neumann, Video Editor

April 5, 2017

Celebrating our spring sports teams at the start of the season! Our last rally with the class of 2017.

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