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Xavier News

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Benefield Plays a Big Role for the Tigers

Harrison Hatfield, Staff writer May 12, 2023
The St. X baseball team boasts big names and can be challenging for young players to earn playing time. However, that hasn't been the case for Brodie Benefield. Benefield has excelled as a young pitcher and first baseman for the Tigers this season. It's not often that a freshman becomes a key contributor on a nationally ranked high school team.
Voice of the Cards Remembers Coach Crum

Voice of the Cards Remembers Coach Crum

Sam Fischer, Sports Writer May 12, 2023
My grandpa, Paul Rogers, has been the play-by-play announcer for the Cards for my entire life and for a long period of the Cards' history. He has always spoken highly of Coach Crum. I reached out to try and honor a legendary man and hall of fame coach who, unbeknownst to me for a long time, really shaped my youth.
Photo by Aaron Flaker

How Porta Built His Program

Tommy Scanlan and Austin Uhrhan April 25, 2023
Over the course of his baseball coaching career, Coach Porta has managed to create not just a nationally ranked team this year, but a nationally ranked program as a whole. 
John Spears and Tony Birk have been friends since their high school days as St. X students

Passing the Mic to the Next Generation

Ben Purnell and Jack Koenig April 19, 2023
While Birk and Spears have devoted decades of their lives to the Tigers on the air, the two are passing the mic and all of their lessons learned to the next generation.
Will Scholtzs Swimming Legacy

Will Scholtz’s Swimming Legacy

Harrison Hatfield, Staff Writer April 17, 2023
Will Scholtz swimming career could go down as one of the best in Kentucky high school swimming history. Schotlz will attend the University of Texas and looks to continue his dominance in the pool. Scholtz has gone four for four when it comes to winning KHSAA State Championships. His impact on the team has been spectacular and showed the state of Kentucky why he is one greatest swimmers to come of St.X.
Best Baseball Walkup Songs

Best Baseball Walkup Songs

Jack Phelps, Staff Writer April 11, 2023
Walkup songs are an extremely important part of a good at bat in baseball. They are a way for players to get in the zone. A good Walkup song could be the difference between hitting a nuke or striking out. Many Walkup songs have personal meaning and others are just relevant hype up songs. Because I love music, I have decided that it is necessary for me to rank the top ten Walkup songs for the 2023 team.
Senior Ty Starke helped advance the Tigers to the second round of the winners bracket

Starke Shuts Out Doral Academy

Austin Uhrhan and Tommy Scanlan March 29, 2023
St. X defeated national powerhouse Doral Academy (Miami, Fla.) by a score of 1-0 in Wednesday's opening round of the USA Baseball National High School Invitational Tournament behind a complete game shutout by Ty Starke. 
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The Tourney 23: All Hockey Hair Team

Aidan Riggs, Staff Writer March 16, 2023
The hockey world fixated on the Minnesota High School Hockey State tournament last weekend to watch future NCAA Division I and NHL players compete in front of 20,000 people in St. Paul. While the play was some of the best in the country, the tournament which is referred to as “The Tourney,” is known for having some of the greatest hairstyles ever known to man.
St. X Volleyball Season Preview

St. X Volleyball Season Preview

Sam Fischer and Harrison Hatfield March 15, 2023
The St. X volleyball team heads into the 2023 season with a chip on their shoulders. After a state championship loss to Trinity, the Tigers will look to avenge the loss and make a run at it again.
M. Haas Photography

Lacrosse Plays Hardest Schedule in Years

Henry Mercer, Staff Writer March 15, 2023
This year the Tigers Lacrosse team has arguably the hardest schedule in program history. The team plays 20 regular season games this year: 12 of them against out of state opponents. This year's schedule has a high number of teams that current players have never faced. With lots of senior leadership on the squad this year will play a huge factor in big games. The stage is set for the Tigers to make a name for themselves as a National program. 
Tiger Baseball Targets Tenth Title

Tiger Baseball Targets Tenth Title

Henry Mercer, Staff Writer March 9, 2023
After taking home the state championship last season, the Tigers main goal this season is to take home the program's tenth state title, which would be program's first time going back-to-back in history. The Tigers are ranked in the top-40 by both Perfect Game and MaxPreps in this year's pre-season rankings and plan on climbing the ladder.
Lacrosse Working for Fifth Straight Title

Lacrosse Working for Fifth Straight Title

Adam Campisano and Landon Akers March 2, 2023
Coming off of four straight state championships in a row, the Tigers lacrosse team looks to win another one this year, and they will have a huge target on their backs.
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