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the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


All content by MJ Martinez
In the Xavier athletic training room, Laurie White is doing stretching exercises with cross country and track athlete Bella Gomez. Gomez likes to go to the athletic training room to stretch and make sure nothing is wrong with her physical self.

Don’t Forget the “Athletic” in Athletic Trainer

MJ Martinez , Sports Editor April 20, 2023

Four years ago, at a basketball game. On the sidelines there was a person in what appeared to be a uniform of some sort, attentively watching athletes. “Hey, who is that person on the sidelines,...

Walking into Xavier College Prep’s front office, visitors are greeted by the softball, soccer, beach volleyball and golf state championship trophies. The teams mentioned consistently finish high in rankings.

It’s not just about who scores the most points: What does it take to keep a winning streak alive?

MJ Martinez , Sports Editor February 9, 2023

When one hears the words “winning streak” one might envision a team made of the most talented and strongest players who won nearly all their matches without losing much or who have won back-to-back...

Basketball coach journeys to greatness with her team

MJ Martinez , Sports Editor November 17, 2022

She always knew that basketball was what she wanted to do with her life. Ever since the first time she played with her cousins on a “dirt court” as an eighth grader. She would spend all her time playing...

In a singles match against Perry High School, Ali Blutstein returns Perry’s serve from the backcourt. Xavier won the game 6-3.

Frosh tennis rises to popularity

MJ Martinez , Sports Editor September 29, 2022

The falling of leaves and the end of summer marks the beginning of a new season, the frosh tennis season at the Stark Center Tennis Courts, where as many as 70-90 freshman girls participate every year. What...

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