Name: Mike O’Brien ’23 Position: Chief Sports Editor Major: English If you made a new section for the paper, it would be: On this day in Holy Cross history.
Mike O’Brien ’23 Chief Sports Editor Starting this week, The Spire Sports Section is beginning a weekly Athlete Spotlight, highlighting athletes across various sports teams and how their training during the time of the pandemic is shaping up. This week, I was able to catch up with Karter […]
Mike O’Brien ’23 Chief Sports Editor After what has felt like a lifetime without football with the Super Bowl being played in February and a prolonged period where the season was in jeopardy due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NFL is back. While it was certainly an unconventional […]
Mike O’Brien ’23Sports Editor The 2019-2020 Champions League campaign amongst the top clubs of European soccer has heated up, with the group stages concluding and the Round of 16 knockout stages beginning on Feb. 18. The first batch of games played was Liverpool visiting Atletico Madrid while Borussia […]
Charles Krumsiek ‘20Sports Editor Note: All stats and records are updated as of Sunday, Nov. 17. The Celtics’ league-leading ten-game win streak ended last Sunday after Marcus Smart’s buzzerbeater rolled off the rim in Sacramento. It was the Celtics’ first loss since their opener against Philidelphia and in […]
Mike O’Brien ’23Staff Writer In the past couple seasons in the NFL, a pattern of a quarterback captivating the hearts and minds of NFL fans around the country seems to be emerging. In the 2017-2018 season, Eagles fans worshipped Nick Foles for helping the Birds win out after […]
Mike O’Brien ’23Staff Writer After Hurricane Harvey ravaged Houston in August of 2017, the city needed a beam of hope. Similarly to how New Orleans rallied around the hometown Saints and the iconic Steve Gleason blocked punt play in the Superdome, sports can often be a fantastic way […]
Mike O’Brien ‘23Staff Writer In their last three Premier League games, Liverpool F.C. have given a new definition of what it means to be “comeback kids.” With an 85th minute equalizer against Manchester United to earn a 1-1 draw, a 75th minute penalty against Tottenham to secure a […]