Day: February 8, 2024

Popular Country Singer Toby Keith loses battle with cancer at age 62

By Annie Walker FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Toby Keith Covel (July 8, 1961 – February 5, 2024), known professionally as Toby Keith, was an American country music singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. In the 1990s, he released his first four studio albums—Toby Keith (1993), Boomtown (1994), Blue Moon (1996), and Dream Walkin’ (1997)—and Greatest Hits Volume One under Mercury […]

Black History Month History Feature: George Washington Carver, Inventor and Agricultural Scientist

By Lady Houston FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS George Washington Carver (c. 1864 – January 5, 1943) was an American agricultural scientist and inventor who promoted alternative crops to cotton and methods to prevent soil depletion. He was one of the most prominent black scientists of the early 20th century. While a professor at Tuskegee […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Football Feature: Transfer Safety Caleb Downs gives back defense another shutdown player (Part 1)

Caleb Downs OSU Safety Winter Practices January 2024 Alabama transfer.mp3   CALEB DOWNS BIO FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS   Early life and high school Downs attended Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, Georgia. Downs was the named the All-American Bowl Player of the Year as a senior. He was ranked as one of […]

Reds bring Cincinnati native Josh Harrison home on Minor League Deal with invitation to Spring Training; Versatility and veteran leadership key for Young Team

By J.Y. Mortimer 2 5 2024   The Reds signed two-time All-Star infielder and Cincinnati native Josh Harrison to a minor-league contract. The deal announced Monday, includes an invitation to spring training. Harrison, 36, is a career .270 hitter over 1,208 games in 13 seasons […]

Black History Month Feature: Ralph Bunche, Political scientist and Diplomat

By Lady Houston FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Ralph Johnson Bunche (/bʌntʃ/; August 7, 1904 – December 9, 1971) was an American political scientist, diplomat, and leading actor in the mid-20th-century decolonization process and US civil rights movement, who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Israel. He is the […]

Xavier Basketball News: Quincy Olivari’s huge week Earns him Naismith Trophy And BIG EAST Conference Player Of The Week Honors

By Marisol Nicholson 02.05.24   Olivari leads the BIG EAST in scoring, 3-point field goals and 3-point field goal percentage.   CINCINNATI — Xavier University graduate student Quincy Olivari has been named Naismith Trophy Player of the Week and BIG EAST Conference Player of the Week after […]

Xavier Men’s Basketball Wednesday Night Opens A Two-Game Homestand against Villanova

By Marisol Nicholson   2 7 2024   GAME NOTES   CINCINNATI — The Xavier University Musketeers, 12-10 overall and 6-5 in the BIG EAST Conference, open a two-game homestand on Wednesday night against the Villanova University Wildcats, 12-10 overall and 5-6 in the […]