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GRESKA: Every Rose has its torn … ACL

Andrei Greska

May 1, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

So with this being my last column ever, and all I planned to get all sappy on you and tell you how fast these four year went. I’d drop in some funny anecdotes and finish with a few words of “wisdom” that you wouldn’t lis... Read more »

GRESKA: Playing for keeps

Andrei Greska

April 24, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

You play. To win. The game. That’s what former NFL coach Herm Edwards told us. Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. That’s what Vince Lombardi told us. Any good sports fan will read the above quotes, smil... Read more »

Greska: Guide to bandwagon fandom

Andrei Greska

April 17, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

You may have noticed a change in the landscape of Marquette’s campus. It’s not the flowers. It’s not weather. It’s not even the prospective newbies crawling out of the woodwork. It’s Blackhawks fans. You know exa... Read more »

Shymansky forges bonds at Marquette

Andrei Greska

April 10, 2012

Filed under Featured

Marquette women's volleyball coach Bond Shymansky is calm — as calm as a coach ever gets. He sits by the volleyball court with his right leg crossed over his left as he watches his team battle with in-state rival Uni... Read more »

Greska: Suck it Steve Novak? Say it ain’t so

Andrei Greska

April 10, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Easter Sunday’s marquee NBA matchup pitted the Bulls against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden with no shortage of storylines. From Derrick Rose’s return to action to a potential first round playoff preview to a chance to ... Read more »

Greska Column: Fischer finds home across the pond

Andrei Greska

April 3, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Imagine you’re a 17-year-old girl in a new country, without your parents and speaking limited English. Now imagine having to add becoming an NCAA Division I athlete to your to-do list. Tough isn’t it? That was senior Olga... Read more »

Sideshow

Andrei Greska

March 29, 2012

Filed under Sports

We've all been there. You are trying to settle into a new part of your life. A part where you can spread your wings and really fly. Alone. Dad, you're still here. Why are you still here? Helicopter parents are as natural... Read more »

Greska: The agony of one final defeat

Andrei Greska

March 27, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

It’s over. The heartbreak. The pain. The pit at the bottom of your stomach that you can’t seem to shake. It’s all done. Losing in a playoff environment is bad enough no matter what the sport or situation. It’s sad ... Read more »

Greska: Going retro through MU’s final moments against Murray State

Andrei Greska

March 20, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

With 7:35 left in Saturday’s game, Marquette’s season hung in the balance. The Golden Eagles were down 46-41 in as hostile an environment as you can get in the NCAA Tournament. Let’s Bill Simmons this bad boy and take y... Read more »

GRESKA: Farewell Fanatics

Andrei Greska

March 6, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

Being a senior is a bittersweet position to find yourself in. On the one hand, you are that much closer to never having to cram for that philosophy midterm or pull an all-nighter writing that 10-page history paper you put off... Read more »

Greska: What’s all the ‘Buzz’ about

Andrei Greska

February 28, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

A wise man once said, “A team should be a extension of the coach’s personality." That man was none other than Al McGuire, the patron saint of Marquette basketball who routinely finished the phrase by saying: “My teams a... Read more »

GRESKA: Athletic department should open a practice to fans

Andrei Greska

February 21, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

You hear the superlatives every telecast. “This Marquette team has more intensity than any team in the country.” “Marquette plays harder than you. And I don't care who you are.” “The Golden Eagles practice hard... Read more »