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Teddy Wong was hospitalized and diagnosed with a rare brain tumor after suffering a grand mal seizure. (Photo courtesy of Shelly Wong.)

‘I won the match of my life’: Teddy Wong overcame rare brain tumor in high school

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor April 23, 2024

Feb. 11, 2020 was the day Teddy Wong’s life changed forever.  Just three weeks prior, Teddy — a sophomore in high school at the time — had experienced a grand mal seizure in the middle of the...

Womens basketball head coach Cara Consuegras introductory press conference took place on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Consuegra’s return is new start for MUWBB

Conor McPherson, Sports Columnist April 23, 2024
New Marquette's Women's Basketball head coach Cara Consuegra is ready to lead a team to victory, but there are several things she needs to get done first.
Marquette players wore a purple ribbon around their hair during the PanCan game. (Photo courtesy of Kylie Bridenhagen.)

Marquette played annual ‘PanCan’ game to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer

Benjamin Hanson, Sports Reporter April 23, 2024

Valley Fields during Marquette women's lacrosse's game against Georgetown April 13 was a sea of purple. The players wore a purple ribbon around their hair or on their shoelaces and fans in the stands...

Luke Williams is fifth in the nation in face-off win percentage. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Luke Williams grew up going against his brother. It helped mold him into a multi-faceted player for Marquette

Raquel Ruiz, Sports Reporter April 23, 2024

Luke Williams never imagined it. The idea of him being one of the most dominant face-off specialists in the nation, but also having his name in the Marquette men's lacrosse history books was not something...

Plugged-in: A New Era

Plugged-in: A New Era

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor April 22, 2024

Plugged-in is your one-stop shop for all things Marquette Athletics from the past seven days. Look for Plugged-in every Monday morning. The Cara Consuegra Era Begins Cara Consuegra was hired...

Mens lacrosse still winless in conference play after 12-6 loss to Villanova

Men’s lacrosse still winless in conference play after 12-6 loss to Villanova

Raquel Ruiz, Sports Reporter April 20, 2024

The streak continues. Marquette men's lacrosse (4-9, 0-4 Big East) came into Saturday's game looking for it's first win in conference play this season, but fell short at the hands of Villanova, 12-6. "Our...

Leigh Steiner in Marquettes game against Georgetown.

Marquette scores season-most 21 goals to keep postseason hopes alive

Benjamin Hanson, Sports Reporter April 20, 2024

Marquette women's lacrosse travelled to Cincinnati, Ohio to face Xavier today knowing that a win would mean they had a chance at making the Big East Tournament, while a loss meant the opposite. Though...

JOURNAL: Phoenix Rising

JOURNAL: Phoenix Rising

Benjamin Hanson and Dakota Barnes-Rush April 20, 2024

On Claire Kaifes' college career stat sheets, an entire season and then some are blank. After an ACL tear and an appendectomy, Kaifes sat out all of the 2021-22 season and then part of the 2022-23. The...

Marquette played football until 1960. While the program was still around, they played Wisconsin 36 times. (Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Historical Society.)

JOURNAL: Sweet Revenge

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor April 20, 2024

In the heart of the state capital of Wisconsin lies Wisconsin.  Badger territory.  But that isn’t all. Madison also houses the biggest rivalry in Marquette history.  The two universities...

JOURNAL: Burnout

JOURNAL: Burnout

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor April 20, 2024

According to the University of Michigan School of Public Health, only 10% of college athletes who struggle with mental health issues seek help. At Marquette, a student-athlete club called SHAPE is working...

SISARICA: Marquette cannot afford another year of no portaling

SISARICA: Marquette cannot afford another year of no portaling

Gabriel Sisarica, Sports Multimedia Journalist April 20, 2024

Last season, Marquette men’s basketball found themselves in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2013, but that’s as sweet as things would get. After losing to NC State, All-Big East team honorees...

Cara Consuegra was introduced as the newest Marquette womens basketball head coach Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Cara Consuegra is ready to start the rebuild

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer April 19, 2024

Cara Consuegra was introduced as the seventh head coach of the Marquette women's basketball program Thursday at the Alumni Memorial Union. "I think this is the best women's basketball job in the country,"...

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