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Owen’s NBA Playoffs Overview and Predictions

Owen O’Neill, Sports Editor April 21, 2022
Saturday, April 16 — The NBA Playoffs have tipped off and it’s prediction time.
March Madness: Contender or Pretender, Bracket Busters, and My Title Favorite!

March Madness: Contender or Pretender, Bracket Busters, and My Title Favorite!

Owen O’Neill, Sports Editor March 14, 2022
The time is now. March is here! And everyone knows what that means. Arguably the most famous and exciting sporting event is just about to be underway — March Madness.
The Cats Comeback to March Madness

The Cats Comeback to March Madness

Reece Sutton, Staff Writer March 11, 2022
As the big month of March has arrived, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is soon to begin. Coming off of one of the absolute worst seasons in Kentucky basketball history and an absence from March Madness, us Wildcat fans have been itching for a redemption season. With a current record of 23-6 and a ranking of 7th, this team has already blown the team of last year out of the water. The team has obvious stars and fan favorites in Oscar Tshiebwe, a dominant rebounder, defender, and offensive force, TyTy Washington, elite shooting guard and point scorer, and Kellan Grady, three point specialist.

Senior Spotlight: Cole Sherman

DJ Stobbe, Staff Writer February 24, 2022
Cole Sherman has been playing basketball all his life and his hard work is really showing his senior year. He is having a great season and has been taking ankles, draining threes, and playing lockdown defense. Cole has been an influential voice for his team and a leader in the student body.
Tiger Rage Cage

Tigers Take On The Bulldogs

Owen O’Neill, Sports Editor February 24, 2022
Thursday, Feb. 24 — The Male Bulldogs travel down to Poplar Level Road to take on our St. X Tigers. Both teams finished in the top four of the 7th region (Male 1st, St. X 4th).
Colts Travel to Poplar Level for a Huge Friday Night Matchup

Colts Travel to Poplar Level for a Huge Friday Night Matchup

Owen O’Neill, Sports Editor February 11, 2022
Friday, Feb. 11 — This game features a rivalry matchup for the Tigers. The DeSales Colts have gone through a couple rough stretches this season, but their guard play and steady big-men could make this a very interesting game.
Louisville Basketball Coaching Big Board

Louisville Basketball Coaching Big Board

Owen O’Neill, Staff Writer February 2, 2022
Wednesday, Jan. 26 — Chris Mack officially announced out as head coach of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team. Who’s next up for the Blue Blood?
Faculty Basketball Game Mock Draft

Faculty Basketball Game Mock Draft

Sean Livesay, Staff Writer January 26, 2022
There will be sweat. There will be elbows thrown. There may even be blood. The St. X faculty basketball game on Feb. 3 is destined to be an instant classic as some of the Tigers’ top faculty ballers hit the court in the state-of-the-art Brother John Wills Sports Activities Center. Expect drama as teacher superstars Señor Salomon, Mr. Caudill, Coach McCormick, and numerous other St. X legends lace up their basketball shoes to create a thrilling display of world class athleticism. Although the hype for the big game may seem overwhelming, the comprehensive analysis and mock draft below breaks down the highly anticipated athletic spectacle simply and eloquently.
Basketball Contests and Faculty Game For CSW

Basketball Contests and Faculty Game For CSW

Sean Livesay, Staff Writer January 24, 2022
St. X’s top student and faculty ballers need to be on alert during Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 31-Feb. 3) as the school hosts an array of exciting basketball events and challenges for Tigers across all grade levels during lunch periods. Each contest held in the Sterne Gym requires at least a one dollar donation to participate. All proceeds go to support Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services.
Tigers celebrating after big win over Trinity.

Tigers Travel to Face the Male Bulldogs Friday

Owen O’Neill, Sports Editor January 20, 2022
Friday, Jan. 21 — Our St. X will face their district rival and top ranked Male Bulldogs this Friday in a huge 7th region clash. 
Tiger seniors are helping up fellow senior Mekhi Smith.

Tigers Down Trinity in a Home Thriller

Owen O’Neill, Staff Writer January 18, 2022
Saturday, Jan. 15 — St. X hosted arch rival Trinity this past weekend. The Tigers jumped to an early lead, and never trailed the rest of the game — eventually winning the game 67-61.
Midseason Report: Tiger Basketball

Midseason Report: Tiger Basketball

Owen O’Neill, Staff Writer January 13, 2022
Thursday, Jan. 13 — Tiger basketball is well underway, here’s an update on how the team is doing.
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