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Redshirt junior midfielder Zak Wegner kicks the ball from the corner (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Men’s soccer game against WIU postponed

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor February 26, 2021

The Marquette men's soccer game against the Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks that was scheduled for Saturday has been postponed. The decision was made mutually between both teams due to the fact...

The Golden Eagles fought hard in four sets to win their first match of the weekend (Photo Courtesy of Marquette Athletics).

Hard-fought match against St. Louis gives Marquette its fourth consecutive win

Molly Gretzlock, Assistant Sports Editor February 25, 2021

The No. 24-ranked Marquette volleyball team defeated St. Louis University (27-25, 22-25, 25-20, 25-18) at the Al McGuire Center in a late-morning matchup dedicated to senior volleyball player Sarah Rose,...

1,800 Mquette fans are expected to be allowed at Fiserv Forum for the National Marquette Day game March 6. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

BREAKING: 1,800 tickets plan to be released to students, faculty for NMD

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor February 25, 2021

Even though students have not been the Sixth Man at Fiserv Forum for the entirety of the 2020-21 men's basketball season due to the pandemic, Marquette Athletics announced Thursday morning that they are...

First-year forward Dawson Garcia shoots a free throw during Marquette's win against North Carolina Wednesday night (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette beats UNC for first time since 1977

Zoe Comerford, Executive Sports Editor February 24, 2021

For the first time since Feb. 20, 2014, Steve Wojciechowski was sitting on the bench at the Dean E. Smith Center. This time though, he was not associate head coach of Duke or even suiting up for the Blue...

Marquette Women's basketball took do No. 24 ranked DePaul on Wednesday afternoon (Photo Courtesy of Marquette Athletics).

Marquette clinches No. 2 seed in BIG EAST Tournament with huge road win

Sam Arco, Sports Reporter February 24, 2021

In a game with a lot on the line, the Marquette women’s basketball team rose to the occasion, defeating No. 24 DePaul 85-71 Wednesday afternoon. This was their biggest win of the season, courtesy...

Former Marquette star, Bo Ellis, shoots a layup in the 1977 NCAA championship game against Norht Carolina, March 28, 1977. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette travels to UNC Wednesday, looks for Quad 1 win

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2021

The Marquette Golden Eagles (10-12, 6-10 BIG EAST) will take on the North Carolina Tarheels (14-7, 8-5 ACC) at 6 p.m. Central Standard Time Wednesday evening in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Marquette...

Sarah Rose began her battle with Ewing Sarcoma in fall 2020, when she was diagnosed. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Rose.)

Sarah Rose battles Ewing Sarcoma

Jackson Gross, Sports Reporter February 23, 2021
Senior volleyball setter was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma in fall 2020, graduated early and is now balancing cancer treatment with graduate school. Marquette Athletics wore gold this week to support a #Gold4Sarah campaign.
Elsi Twombly runs after the ball in Marquette women's soccer's game Feb. 7. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Twombly making an impact in strong Golden Eagle start

Bryan Geenen, Sports Reporter February 23, 2021
Marquette women's soccer first-year midfielder and forward Elsi Twombly is looking forward to playing collegiately this season, receiving guidance from the team's veterans.
Defenseman P.J. Cox fights for the ball in a game last season against Bellarmine University (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Men’s lacrosse team primed, ready for 2021 season

Nick Galle, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2021
After nearly a year off, the Marquette men's lacrosse team returned to action on Feb. 20 against Denver. Despite COVID-19 affecting the offseason and canceling the team's first game against Cleveland State, the squad remains optimistic about this season.
Okosun is a first year forward on the Marquette  women's basketball team (Photo Courtesy of Marquette Athletics).

From Copenhagen to Milwaukee, Okosun’s connections run internationally

Molly Gretzlock, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2021
Julianna Okosun is a first-year forward on the Marquette women's basketball team. While adjusting to college and the high demands of playing a DI sport may seem daunting enough, she is also learning to manage life 4,000 miles away from her family in Denmark.
The Marquette men's soccer team lines up before their game against Loyola Chicago Feb. 3 (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Men’s soccer defense standing out to start season

Matt Yeazel, Sports Reporter February 23, 2021
The Marquette men's soccer team had strong defensive performances in their first three matches of the season. They tallied three clean sheets and won all three games in overtime.
Alec Dahm's Valorant set-up. (Photo courtesy of Alec Dahms and Marquette Gaming and Esports.)

‘Valorant’ team just getting started

Jack Lewandowski, Sports Reporter February 23, 2021
The Valorant team is just starting to find their rhythm for the Marquette Gaming and Esports team, winning three of their last five matches.
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