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Macs dig 7th straight win over RedHawks

Macs dig 7th straight win over RedHawks

Photo by Jeff Vorva Mother McAuley hitting star Charley Niego (black shorts) joins the Mighty Macs’ fans in the postgame celebration of Tuesday’s 25-20, 25-17 win over Marist, which was ranked third in the country by USA Today/AVCA. When Central Michigan-bound Savannah Thompson blasted a spike off the face of Mother McAuley sophomore defensive specialist Grace Niego, her big sister, Charley, had only one thing to say. “Nice dig.” Indeed, the ball came up... Read more

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SXU is looking out for No. 1

SXU is looking out for No. 1

  Photo by Jeff Vorva St. Xavier’s Mike Ivlow turns the corner and runs for a school-record 98-yard touchdown run in Saturday’s 45-0 victory over Lindenwood-Belleville. Former Richards High School star Josh Hettiger was brutally honest about the 2016 season for St. Xavier University’s football team, which finished below .500 for the first time since 1999. “It was a letdown, 100 percent,” the sophomore linebacker said. “All offseason we said ‘we suck – we’re not a good team.’... Read more

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BEAR UNNECISSITIES

BEAR UNNECISSITIES

‘Ted 2’ sequel should have stayed in hibernation The comedy “Ted 2” is an unneeded sequel to the film “Ted.” The first brought us Mark Wahlberg as John, along with Seth MacFarlane as Ted, his foul-mouthed Teddy bear of a best friend. This film picks up a little after the first film ended. We see the bear getting married to his sleazy fiancee, Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth), at a wedding officiated by Sam... Read more

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Time is right for opening door to new po…

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Time is right for opening door to new possibilities

Photo by Claudia Parker Claudia Parker is retiring as a columnist so she can pursue other projects, like this recent assignment taking photos of a 2017 graduate.   “When one door closes, another one opens…” --Alexander Graham Bell Cheers to new beginnings! Last Saturday, I shot senior portraits for a 2017 graduate who said, “Do whatever you want,” she shrugged. “You’re the photographer, I trust you.” My mind looped with endless possibilities. “I’ve got this,” I told... Read more