Marquette Wire

Tri-athletes prepare for the Wisconsin IRONMAN

Tri-athletes prepare for the Wisconsin IRONMAN

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive
September 5, 2017
Filed under Club sports, Sports, Wire Featured

Jump into the pool at Marquette’s Helfaer Tennis Stadium and Recreation Center and swim 85 full laps. Then, go outside, hop on your bike and ride it from Milwaukee to Appleton, Wisconsin, which is about two hours away by car. Finally, ditch your bike and run east to De Pere, Wisconsin, on the outskirts of Green Bay, roughly a 35-minute drive away.

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Sprecher’s first career goal is deciding factor in win over Central Michigan

Sprecher’s first career goal is deciding factor in win over Central Michigan

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
September 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

For over a week, freshman Kylie Sprecher was fixated on one task: scoring her first collegiate goal. The young forward did everything from watching tape to studying veteran forwards like Darian Powell or Carrie Madden while she was on the bench. “I feel like I’m very close (to my first goal)," ...

Summer update: Volleyball players make preseason all-BIG EAST, men’s soccer adds offensive weapon

Summer update: Volleyball players make preseason all-BIG EAST, men’s soccer adds offensive weapon

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive
August 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Wire Featured, Women's Basketball

Volleyball third in BIG EAST preseason poll In years past, Marquette volleyball has been a close second to the Creighton Blue Jays in the BIG EAST Conference, both in expectations and actual standings. Now the gap appears to be widening. Marquette dropped to third in the BIG EAST preseason poll, fo...

Golden Eagles Alumni’s Super 16 victory sets up Carrier Classic rematch

Golden Eagles Alumni’s Super 16 victory sets up Carrier Classic rematch

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
July 22, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Wire Featured

Marquette boarded the USS Yorktown to open the 2012-2013 season against fourth-ranked Ohio State. Marquette would have to deal with Aaron Craft, who led Ohio State to the Final Four, eight months earlier. However, condensation on the court cancelled the game. Marquette hosted Ohio State the follo...

Golden Eagles Alumni dodge upset, earn spot in TBT Super 16

Golden Eagles Alumni dodge upset, earn spot in TBT Super 16

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
July 16, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Wire Featured

Entering play, Golden Eagles Alumni guard Dwight Buycks did not embrace being the top seed. “I actually hate that we have the number one seed,” he said at the team’s mini-camp. “We’re not going to get relaxed because we have the number one seed. We actually want to act like we have the ...

3-point barrage propels Golden Eagles Alumni into TBT Round of 32

3-point barrage propels Golden Eagles Alumni into TBT Round of 32

John Steppe, Assistant Sports Editor
July 16, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports, Wire Featured

Leading by just three at halftime against the 16th-seeded Midwest Dream Squad, the favored Golden Eagles Alumni found themselves in danger of being on the wrong end of a major upset. “We were relaxed and relied on having more talent than they have, which we can’t do,” guard Dwight Buycks sai...

Summer update: Men’s lacrosse sends two to pros, Haak joins volleyball

Summer update: Men’s lacrosse sends two to pros, Haak joins volleyball

Andrew Goldstein, Sports Content Executive
May 31, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Volleyball, Wire Featured, Women's Soccer

Ryan McNamara, Andy DeMichiei go pro There aren’t many programs that have more professional alumni than total seasons. Sunday afternoon, Marquette lacrosse became one of them. Attackman Ryan McNamara and midfielder Andy DeMichiei were both taken in the Major League Lacrosse draft. McNamara was sel...

Alumna stars in “My Fair Lady”

Kaitlin Majeski, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Since graduating from the theater department in 1965, Helen Carey worked with various theater companies in the U.S. and spent time abroad with her husband and two daughters. Today, she lives in Washington, D.C. but is preparing for three weeks of performing her role in “My Fair Lady” at the Lyric...

Pure Dance celebrates 10 years

Pure Dance celebrates 10 years

Kelsey McCarthy, A&E Reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Wire Featured

"Being able to continue dancing in college (is) probably my favorite part," O'Malley said. "We're like a family, so it's really fun."

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JOURNAL: When fall sports end

JOURNAL: When fall sports end

Grant Becker, Assistant Sports Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Journal, Men's Soccer, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

The student athlete lifestyle at Marquette is rigorous, constant and rewarding. With few days off and a brutal BIG EAST travel schedule, student athletes' experiences are an extreme departure from typical student life. “It feels like 20 hours a week including film and practice sessions," women's...

Recruiting: Wojo schedules visits with Baker, Hauser and offers Johnson

Recruiting: Wojo schedules visits with Baker, Hauser and offers Johnson

John Steppe, Wire Sports Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Marquette is not dwelling on the recent commitment of Greg Elliott, scheduling multiple at-home visits and offering Pittsburgh transfer Cam Johnson days after Elliott’s decision. Per Scout’s Evan Daniels, Steve Wojciechowski visited 2018 power forward Joey Hauser yesterday. The Stevens Point, W...

Impersonator resurrects comedy legend

Impersonator resurrects comedy legend

Rachel Kubik, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Writer and performer Frank Ferrante brought together all aspects of Groucho's personality, taken from films and TV shows, and created one hilarious spectacle called “An Evening with Groucho,” that impressed me beyond belief.

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