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Women’s soccer takes down Michigan in home opener

Women’s soccer takes down Michigan in home opener

Grant Becker, Assistant Sports Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under MUTV, Sports, Women's Soccer

Sunday afternoon Marquette was tasked with taking on a Michigan side that was flying high after their 2-0 victory Thursday night over No. 12 Notre Dame. The Golden Eagles were up to the task, bringing the Wolverines back down to Earth with a comprehensive 2-1 victory. Head coach Markus Roeders was...

Women’s soccer earns first victory at Illinois State

Women’s soccer earns first victory at Illinois State

Grant Becker, Assistant Sports Editor
August 25, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

It was a wild night, but Marquette women’s soccer earned their first win of the season Thursday at Illinois State. An impressive second half helped the Golden Eagles to a 2-1 victory. Freshman Emily Hess earned her first career start in the contest after proving herself in 54 minutes in the previous...

Marquette Wire Sports TV broadcast schedule announced

Marquette Wire Sports TV broadcast schedule announced

Wire Sports Staff
August 25, 2016
Filed under Men's Hockey, Men's Soccer, Sports, Volleyball, Wire Featured, Women's Basketball

The Marquette Wire is expanding its live sports coverage this year, broadcasting 22 games online during the fall and winter seasons. The schedule kicks off in style Sept. 9 when the women's soccer team hosts UW-Milwaukee in one of the top derbies in college soccer. Division I sports streams will...

Recruiting: Wojo offers five AAU standouts, MU makes John and Tillman’s cut

Recruiting: Wojo offers five AAU standouts, MU makes John and Tillman’s cut

John Steppe, john.steppe@mu.edu
July 19, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Marquette head coach Steve Wojciechowski and his staff’s activity on the recruiting trail is heating up as the third and final July evaluation period looms less than 36 hours away. Wojciechowski took advantage of this brief window between the second and third evaluation periods to offer five AAU stan...

Golden Eagles Alumni all smiles with Super Sixteen berth

Golden Eagles Alumni all smiles with Super Sixteen berth

John Steppe, john.steppe@mu.edu
July 17, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Wire Featured

One night after having to use almost all of his voice in a narrow victory over the Hoopville Warriors, Wesley Matthews had a smile the size of his NBA contract, joking with his bench players in the second half of the Golden Eagles Alumni’s 97-70 rout of the Spartan Heroes. The Golden Eagles Alumni were able to laugh ...

Buycks free throws propel Golden Eagles Alumni to next round

Buycks free throws propel Golden Eagles Alumni to next round

John Steppe, john.steppe@mu.edu
July 17, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Wire Featured

The Golden Eagles Alumni edged the Hoopville Warriors Saturday, 95-92, in the Midwest Regional of The Basketball Tournament. This opening round battle had no shortage of drama, as Hoopville, losing 92-91, had two free throws with less than thirty seconds left.  The first free throw clanked off the ...

MLAX to host North Carolina in first NCAA Tournament game

MLAX to host North Carolina in first NCAA Tournament game

Jack Goods, jack.goods@mu.edu
May 8, 2016
Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Wire Featured

Men's lacrosse will have a lofty challenge when it hosts its first ever tournament game Saturday, as the Golden Eagles will welcome perennial powerhouse North Carolina. "One thing I know, they don't want to come out to Wisconsin," Jake Richard said. "I can't wait to get them, punch them in the mouth...

Champs! Marquette stuns No. 1 Denver for first BIG EAST title

Champs! Marquette stuns No. 1 Denver for first BIG EAST title

Jack Goods, jack.goods@mu.edu
May 7, 2016
Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Marquette secured its first NCAA Tournament appearance with a come-from-behind victory over defending NCAA Champion No. 1 Denver, the Pioneers first loss in BIG EAST conference play since they joined three years ago. The Golden Eagles roared back from a 7-3 halftime hole, shutting out the Pioneers in...

MUPD announces official mission, vision statements

MUPD announces official mission, vision statements

Ryan Patterson, Crime Reporter
May 5, 2016
Filed under Crime & Safety, News, Tribune

The mission statement is: “Guided by respect, fairness, and compassion, MUPD fosters a safe environment for Marquette and our neighbors through education, community engagement, and service.”

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Dance troupe performs ‘Peace, Love and Pure Happiness’ showcase

Dance troupe performs ‘Peace, Love and Pure Happiness’ showcase

Aly Prouty, A&E Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  Pure Dance Marquette has set out to produce an upbeat show, while building community and giving back. Pure’s spring semester showcase, “Peace, Love and Pure Happiness,” will be at the Weasler Auditorium on Sunday, April 17. Performances will be at 12 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Admission ...

Top point guard Howard chooses Marquette with short film

Top point guard Howard chooses Marquette with short film

Dan Reiner, daniel.reiner@mu.edu
April 3, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Head coach Steve Wojciechowski and Marquette men's basketball gained another high-level recruit Sunday when 2017 point guard Markus Howard announced his commitment via a video production. Howard, a 5-foot-11 sharpshooting guard from Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada, is eligible to reclassify to the Cla...

Tennis teams drop first matches of 2016

Tennis teams drop first matches of 2016

John Hand, john.hand@mu.edu
February 3, 2016
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis

For both the Marquette men’s and women’s tennis teams the weekend began with great promise, but ended in disappointment. On Friday, the men’s team swept South Dakota State 7-0 and the women’s team defeated Illinois-Chicago 6-1 in home matches. Following the match the men headed to Indiana...