Hilltop Views

Hoop dreams spring eternal for ‘Toppers

Brian Caudill

November 14, 2011

  Hopes are high for the St. Edward's men's basketball team this season. While the Hilltoppers finished last season with a 9-16 record, the team started this season with three straight wins. The first two wins came in exhibit...

Freshman guard sets up for season

Denae Dibrell

November 14, 2011

Freshman Frankie Iwebunor Mgbolu's attended St. Gregory College Preparatory in Tucson, Arizona, where his basketball team won two state championships—largely due to Mgbolu's participation. Mgbolu, pronounced ‘Ma-bo-lu,' h...

NBA Owners demand bigger piece of the pie, players refuse

Brian Caudill

November 7, 2011

When the NBA released the 2011-2012 schedule on July 19, the season was slated to start on Nov. 1. We should have seen the defending champs, the Dallas Mavericks, take on reigning MVP Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls. Dirk Nowit...

Athlete Profile: Freshman basketball player Haley Meekins

Meg Seeger

October 31, 2011

Freshman Haley Meekins was captain of her high school basketball team in Bridgeport, Texas and is now a player with promise on St. Edward's women's basketball team. Meekins, an undecided major, chose St. Edward's after she visite...

D-II team preps for D-I games

Meg Seeger

October 24, 2011

The St. Edward's women's basketball team will open their season with two Division I exhibition games, visiting the University of Texas on Oct. 27 at the Frank Erwin Center, followed by a matchup with Baylor on Nov. 3 in Waco, T...

Rangers on rare mission

Russ Espinoza

October 17, 2011

It was just 13 months ago that the Texas Rangers were a punch line for their postseason futility. Today, they've joined an elite class of franchises like Joe Torre's Yankees, the ‘Bash Brother' Athletics, and the ‘Big Red M...

Alum tops WNBA twice

Russ Espinoza

October 10, 2011

St. Edward's graduate and 12-year WNBA veteran Taj McWilliams-Franklin was a critical member of the 2011 WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx. McWilliams-Franklin and company swept the Atlanta Dream in the league finals on Oct. 7 in Atlanta, GA. At 10....

Women’s Basketball Player Brittany Ward

Danny De Los Santos

February 21, 2011

Standing at 5-feet-6-inches, SEU Women's Basketball player junior Brittany Ward says she has always been a point-guard because of her height. What people may not know about Ward is that she is doing big things for her team and the ...

March Madness living up to its name

Nolan Green

March 22, 2010

People are throwing away their brackets realizing they have thrown away their money. Upsets have become surprisingly unsurprising. Finally there has been madness among the days of March. Typically the tournament is full of surp...

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