XU Herald Sports – Jamal Allen

By Daylan Paige Jamal Allen is a junior Business Finance major from Birmingham, Ala. He is currently a right-hand pitcher on the Xavier Baseball team. In the future, he aspires to be an entrepreneur or an MLB pitcher, or an investor. The future holds no limit.  Fun fact: He enjoys cookies and cream ice cream. What position do you play on the team and how do you think you impact the team? I’m a pitcher and I try to have a positive impact on my teammates on and off the…

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XU Herald Sports – Ja’Mya Rucker

By Daylan Paige Athlete of the Week, Ja’Mya Rucker was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is a graduating senior, majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. “I plan to be an OBGYN in the near future. Hopefully, I will have my own practice right at home because I believe in pouring resources back into the communities I grew up in, instead of leaving those communities for better opportunities. I am a flyer on Xavier’s Cheer Team, as well as a Head captain. A fun fact about…

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XU Herald Sports – Lewis Wilson

By Daylan Paige Lewis Wilson is the Herald’s latest, ‘Athlete of the Week’. Wilson is a senior Psychology Pre-Medical major from Upper Marlboro, MD. He currently serves on Xavier’s Track and Field team as a thrower, with his main events as shot put and discus. In the future, he aspires to become a sports physician. What does the season look like for you?  We have a couple of meets left for our indoor season but will soon be gearing up for our outdoor season.  What events do you compete in…

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XU HERALD SPORTS- MAKYE RICHARD

by Daylan Paige | Staff Writer What does this season look like for you?  The season looks like one last time to play with my brothers who I’ve created a bond. One more chance to make history and win a national championship, while pursuing my PRO basketball career. What do you think is the best trait your team has? The best trait of my game is my leadership no matter if shots are falling or not I can always be a positive leader to the younger guys on the team,…

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Baseball Returns To Xavier

Xavier baseball’s Coach Holloway, left-handed pitcher and outfielder Blair Frederick, and center fielder Coco Simoneaux stand in the Annex Center before practice. Many higher education institutions initially put a hold on athletic programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Xavier has done the complete opposite by reinstating the men’s baseball program after 61 years. In September 2019, Xavier announced the return of the athletic program for the 2020-2021 academic year. This brought nothing but excitement to prospective college students who wanted to pursue college athletics at a historically Black university.  Among them…

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