Tag Archives: NCAA

The Redoubtable Joseph Epstein Likes Xavier University!

As the splendid readers of our Two-Daily Town kissin’ cousin know, the hardworking staff is a proud alum of Xavier University, whose basketball team took a Brody  in the NCAA West Regional semifinal. But all is not lost! The Musketeers … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Told You So Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk As the hardreading staff predicted just hours ago, our feisty local tabloid is trumpeting its latest, if littlest, award: Making the Newseum’s Top Ten Front Pages list. Today’s Boston Herald, page 4: And the victory dance . . . Read the … Continue reading

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Editorial Cartoon o’ the Day (March Madness Edition)

From the great Tom Toles (via the Boston Globe): File under: Bracket racket.

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Xavier University: Sweet Sixteen But Never Been Kissed

As an intermittently proud Xavier University alum, the hardworking staff is of course delighted that the Musketeers vanquished the Lehigh Mountain Hawks 7o-58 in last night’s NCAA bakeoff. As Lehigh Valley Live reported: Xavier University men’s basketball coach Chris Mack brought … Continue reading

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Notre Doom

The (can we still call them Fighting?) Irish improbably fell to the Xavier University Musketeers (full disclosure: the hardworking staff’s alma mater) last night in the NCAA basketball bakeoff. So in the spirit of good sportsmanship we just want to … Continue reading

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Go (Home, Alas), Muskies!

I’m an even prouder alum of Xavier University (although it’s still unlikely I’ll give them any money) after tonight’s knee-buckling, double-overtime loss to Kansas State in the NCAA hoop hootenanny. Damn! Those K-State shooters had ice icewater in their veins, … Continue reading

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