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the student news site of xavier college preparatory

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the student news site of xavier college preparatory

XPress

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

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First Japanese Woman to Win Grand Slam Title – Naomi Osaka

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...

Flower Child Menu. Courtesy of Megan Onofrei 20.

Healthy Food Options in Uptown Plaza on Camelback and Central

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,...

Photo courtesy of Caroline Hink

Lifelong Benefits of Tennis

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...

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

Xavier athletes going on to play collegiate sports

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...

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

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

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...

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,...

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...

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