Xavier soccer players sign letters of intent to play at collegiate level

Six Xavier College Preparatory seniors signed national collegiate letters of intent Wednesday, Feb. 7 to play soccer at six U.S. colleges and universities. These six players include Jessie Simmons to Sacred Heart University, Kaitlyn Ward to Trinity University, Abby Hubbard to Colorado College, Madeline Warren to Marquette University, Kinsey Ehmann to Pepperdine University and Hannah […]

Numerous Xavier faculty members, coaches receive national, local recognition

Although the new year began only five weeks ago, several Xavier College Preparatory faculty members, coaches, and alumnae have already been honored with national and local accolades. These accolades include faculty members Clayton Zuba, Frances McMahon Ward and Naoko Garrison as well as Soccer Head Coach Barb Chura, Tennis Head Coach Laurie Martin and alumna […]

Xavier College Prep Gators secures 6A state championship

The Xavier College Preparatory Gators are state champions after they downed Corona del Sol High School in the finals, avenging their semifinal loss to the same school last year. The No. 1 Gators (40–3, 8–0 Premier Region) defeated the No. 2 Aztecs (41–3, 11–0 Central Region) 3–1 Thursday, Nov. 9 at Mesquite High School in Gilbert. […]

Xavier varsity swim coach Maureen Rankin passes away after battle with cancer

Xavier College Preparatory announced Monday, Sept. 25 the passing of Maureen Rankin, the school’s two-year varsity swim coach, losing her battle with cancer. Coach Rankin, also known as “Coach Mo,” began her Xavier coaching career in August of 2016, posting solid results and a top record right away, according to a press release. A year […]

Xavier hosts 8th grade day, open house for prospective students

Xavier College Preparatory is hosting its annual eighth grade day on Friday, Oct. 27, and its open house on Oct. 29, for prospective students. Eighth grade day is an opportunity for eighth grade students to experience Xavier on a school day. Scheduled activities include a welcome assembly, student-led classroom visits, an all-school pep rally and […]

Female leaders address Xavier community, students at 75th anniversary kickoff

Eight-time Olympic swimming medalist Allison Schmitt will deliver the keynote address to approximately 1,000 guests at Xavier College Preparatory’s 10th annual X Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21. Golf Channel analyst and former Ladies Professional Golf Association golfer Amanda Blumenherst Freiman, who is a graduate of both Xavier and Duke University, will be this year’s […]

Xavier joins PBS initiative to build next generation of journalists

Xavier College Preparatory announced its participation in the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs program, a national journalism initiative by the PBS NewsHour to connect middle and high school students with public media stations to produce original, youth-focused news reports. Students at the all-female Phoenix high school will now have the opportunity to create content for […]

Xavier alumna Amanda Benson joins Team USA in volleyball

Xavier College Preparatory alumna Amanda Benson was named to the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team earlier this month and is currently competing for Team USA at the Pan American Cup tournament in Colorado Springs, Colo. After graduating from Xavier in 2013, Ms. Benson played college volleyball for the University of Oregon. In May, she was […]

Xavier golf alumna Missy Farr-Kaye makes Arizona State history

Xavier College Preparatory alumna Missy Farr-Kaye coached the Arizona State University women’s golf team to an historic eighth NCAA championship title victory last week, as the Sun Devils defeated Northwestern University to become the winningest collegiate women’s golf program in history. Additionally, Coach Farr-Kaye earned the title of Women’s Golf Coaches Association National Coach of […]

100+ golfers play in Xavier Dads’ Club tourney

The Xavier College Preparatory Dads’ Club hosted its Annual Heather Farr Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, March 10 at
the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club in Phoenix. More than 100 Xavier parents, alumnae, and friends played, and all proceeds raised will benefit Xavier’s students. At the event, the Dads’ Club also collected donations of gently used clothing for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, according to a press release.