Hilltop Views

Let’s see that again: Time for instant replay

Tommy Collins

October 26, 2009

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Storylines like the possible repeat of the Philadelphia Phillies and Alex Rodriguez actually performing in the playoffs have created a dramatic and entertaining post-season for Major League Baseball. Polluting one of the best post-se...

Women’s soccer nationally ranked in top 10

Kayla Meyer

October 12, 2009

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The St. Edward's University women's soccer team has recently been ranked 10th in the national rankings. The Hilltoppers also remain ranked 1st in the South Central Region and 1st in the Heartland Conference. Last week, the women...

Alternative forms of transportation arise on campus

Candice Rogers

October 7, 2009

Filed under Sports

The students at St. Edward's University have found many transportation methods when traveling from class to class ranging from walking, biking, skateboarding and even unicycling. Junior Joseph Luedecke learned to ride the uni...

New local hockey team

Michael McNally

October 4, 2009

Filed under Sports

Austin just got a little bit brighter with the birth of the Texas Stars, the city's new minor league hockey team. The Texas Stars are a few steps up from the Austin Ice Bats, which was disbanded in June 2008, and have a home in...

Fines for tweets set a double standard

Tommy Collins

October 4, 2009

Filed under Sports

Athletes are embracing Twitter like nobody else. They do so because Twitter offers a more direct way to interact with fans than ever before. It seems obvious, however, that tweeting during competition is a distraction for the player and ...

Bad judgement taints achievement

Bryce Bencivengo

October 2, 2009

Filed under Sports

Poor sportsmanship smears even the most incredible of athletic accomplishments. Few will remember the improbable comeback Kim Clijsters validated when she beat Serena Williams in straight sets in the semifinals of the United ...

Deans organize campus run

Deans organize campus run

September 29, 2009

Promising start for women’s tennis

Kelli O'Donnell

September 29, 2009

Filed under Sports

The St. Edward's University women's tennis team competed in the ITA South Central Region Women's Tennis Tournament at Washburn University this past weekend. In singles action, sophomore Audrey Tompkins and freshman Paige Rachel...

Major league season limps toward playoffs

Bryce Bencivengo

September 29, 2009

Filed under Sports

The race for October has become the race for October and early November. Opening day in the Major Leagues was April 5 and the calendar is creeping into October, still in the regular season. Major League Baseball's marathon 16...

Baseball players raise school spirit standards

Emily Blasdell

September 29, 2009

Filed under Sports

Sports and school spirit are not the first thing that pops into most people's heads when they think about St. Edward's University. However, over the past two years, enthusiasm at sporting events has increased greatly with the hel...

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