the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


Campbell Linaman

Campbell Linaman, Sports Editor

Caring Campbell is the XPress Sports Editor for the 2021-2022 school year. This is also her second year on the XPress. She is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory, where she plays tennis. This year, Campbell hopes to learn new skills that she can use when writing articles. She is also looking forward to interviewing new people and improving in this area so that she can continue to learn how to get the most out of an interview.

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13 Gators sign national letters of intent: What exactly does that mean?

November 12, 2021

This fall, 13 seniors from Xavier College Prep signed national letters of intent to play their sports at the collegiate level. While many recognize that this signing is an incredible honor and opportunity...

Jeanne Collier, who graduated from Xavier College Prep in 1964, poses with her silver medal for diving after the Tokyo Olympics medal ceremony in 1964.

Success in sports: Xavier alumnae have excelled in athletics across generations

September 30, 2021

“Women of faith pursuing excellence” (Xavier College Prep’s motto) is not just a saying. Xavier students, with the support of the faculty, truly strive for and achieve excellence across many fields,...

Xavier varsity softball wins state championship

Xavier wins softball state championship

May 20, 2021

The Xavier softball team celebrates after making history winning the softball state championship for the first time in Xavier’s history on Monday, May 17. The Gators’ victory came with a score of 10-0...

Xavier sports excel despite challenges in 2020-21 school year

May 11, 2021

The 2020-21 school year was an exciting time for Gator sports. With back-and-forth sports shutdowns due to Covid-19, more girls trying out for sports than in previous years, and many impressive wins, Xavier...

2020-21 sports wrap-up video

May 11, 2021

Xavier's volleyball, soccer, and beach volleyball teams executed amazing plays during games this year.

On Friday March 19, at Campo Verde High School, the Xavier varsity soccer team celebrates their state championship win.

Xavier varsity team wins soccer state championship

March 30, 2021

On Friday, March 19, at Campo Verde High School the Xavier varsity soccer team won the state championship game in a decisive victory over Chaparral High School, the defending state champions. The Gators,...

Bridget Donahey, who was recently ranked the 17th best softball player in the class of 2022 in the nation, poses for her softball picture on Petznick Field at Xavier College Prep.

Bridget Donahey: Softball star

March 30, 2021

Bridget Donahey, a junior at Xavier College Prep, has been nationally recognized as one of the best softball players in the class of 2022, and in February, Donahey was officially ranked the 17th best high...

On November 18, 2020, seven students, Macy Lee, Mia Rankin, Serena Turner, Elizabeth Woudenberg, Anahi Cardinal, Mary Beth Doss, and Lauren Garcia, pose after signing national letters of intent at a signing event in the Performing Arts Center.

Students sign national letters of intent

January 26, 2021

On November 18, seven senior student athletes of Xavier College Prep signed national letters of intent at an event held on Xavier’s campus. By signing letters of intent, the students committed to attending...

Father Glenn and the altar servers celebrate mass in the Xavier chapel.

All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day

November 23, 2020

Fall is an exciting time for many people. It brings cooler weather, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the excitement of the holiday season. This time of the year is also a special time in the Catholic church...

Students have learned to stay organized and manage their time better while in quarantine.

Students formed positive habits during pandemic

September 29, 2020

Months after initially going into quarantine and transitioning into online school, students are finally getting to come back to school while maintaining social-distancing and participating in a split schedule....

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