the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


Sports covers the never-ending games, championships, and awards that Xavier receives and participates in.

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

Four years of sports, advice from the seniors

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...

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

“The greatest show on grass” Waste Management Phoenix Open

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...

Cheers state championship trophy and banner alongside poms runner up award

Spiritline flies high at AIA State Championships

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...

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

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

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...

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

It is never too late to set healthy resolutions

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...

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

Sports and fitness holiday gift guide

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...

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).

Xavier students sign National Letters of Intent

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...

Gator golf with their 35th state championship trophy

Gator fall sports wrap-up

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,...

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

Xavier fall sports dominate, compete in state tournaments

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....

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

Outdoor fitness activities

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...

A nutrition label on a pack of candy

How calorie information on food labels benefits Americans

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...

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