COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF
100 Days of St. X History
It will be a historic season for Saint Xavier Football in the fall of 2018 as the program will field its 100th squad on the gridiron. May 9th marks 100 days until the 2018 season kickoff for the 100th season of Saint Xavier Football, and St. X Athletics will take Tiger Nation down memory lane leading up to the season opener against DeSales on August 17.
DAY 40 (July 8)
DAY 39 (July 9)
St. X's 13-9 win over DeSales in 1993 moved Mike Glaser into the record book.
The victory was Glaser’s 119th win with the Tigers, more than any other coach in program history, pulling ahead of Johnny Meihaus who won 118 games at St. X from 1952-68.
Following the victory over the Colts, Glaser had an overall record was 119-33 (.784 winning percentage), including two state championships and one state runner-up finish. #TNG
DAY 38 (July 10)
The Tigers held Seneca to one touchdown in a 33-7 win to claim the program’s 500th victory in the 1993 regular season finale. The Tiger defense forced six turnovers and Tony Woods ran for three touchdowns.
The program’s overall record improved to 500-230-20. #TNG
DAY 37 (July 11)
Tendai Charasika, hampered by a sprained ankle from the Male game the week prior, scored the game-winning TD to give St. X the 21-14 win over Trinity in 1994. This marked the 2nd consecutive OT meeting & 3rd overall in the long standing series. #TNG
DAY 36 (July 12)
In the most lopsided score since St. X’s 46-6 win in 1964, the Tigers shutout Trinity 40-0 before 31,184 fans in 1995.
The Tiger defense intercepted six passes and recovered two fumbles while senior Tendai Charasika ran for a series-record four touchdowns and 127 yards on 17 carries. #TNG
DAY 35 (July 13)
In 1995 the Tigers blanked Henry Clay 26-0 en route to claiming the program’s tenth state title overall and third in the last 10 years.
St. X outscored its opponents 144-25 within the 5-game playoffs. #TNG
DAY 34 (July 14)
In the night’s steady rain, the No. 1 ranked Tigers capitalized off Trinity turnovers to secure the 10-0 shutout in the 50th meeting between the two schools in 1996.
It was the first downpour in the series since 1979. #TNG
DAY 33 (July 15)
Almost identical to the ’92 title game, three points were all the Tigers needed to claim the 1997 4A state championship.
Ben Bosscher’s 26-yard field goal came late in the third quarter in front of 22,760 fans, the largest crowd to watch a playoff game in the state.
The 3-0 win over Trinity marked the first meeting between the two schools in a state championship game. #TNG
DAY 32 (July 16)
The annual rivalry game has been decided several times by a turnover, including the 1998 matchup.
St. X’s winning drive began after Brian Byrne recovered a Trinity fumble. On 3rd down, Benny Butler broke loose to put the Tigers on top.
With Trinity threatening to score, Brice Edeburn intercepted the pass on the St. X two-yard-line.
St. X won 13-9. #TNG
DAY 31 (July 17)
In the storied history of Saint Xavier Football, the Tiger defense have shutout its opponents a total of 251 times in 1,077 games played. #TNG
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