Marquette Wire

Track teams miss mark at big east championships

Mike Nelson

February 23, 2010

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Marquette’s men’s track and field team finished 12th and the women’s team finished 15th at the Big East Indoor Championships this past Saturday and Sunday at the Armory in New York City. There were 13 men’s teams and...

Track and field gear up for Big East Tournament

Mike Nelson

February 18, 2010

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The Big East Indoor Championships, the highlight of the indoor season for Marquette’s track and field team, will be held this Friday and Saturday in New York City. The meet sets qualifying marks for every event so that only...

Track Brief

Mike Nelson

February 11, 2010

Filed under Sports

The Big East Indoor Championships are only two weeks away. But there’s still another meet this weekend for coach Bert Rogers and the Marquette track and field team at the Hoosier Hills Invitational in Bloomington, Ind., Friday. Most...

Three runners punch tickets to Big East Championships

Mike Nelson

February 9, 2010

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Personal record? Check. Big East Indoor Championship qualifying time? Check. Top-10 performance in the 5,000-meter race in school history? Check. That was the weekend checklist for three Marquette track and field athletes at...

SCHMIDT: Honoring a true trail blazer

Erik Schmidt

February 4, 2010

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It didn’t really matter what Ralph Metcalfe was doing - he always seemed to be finishing first. He was the first person determined to recognize the struggles and achievements of black Americans by declaring February Black...

Track Brief TKO1 DP2 JMc3

Mike Nelson

January 28, 2010

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Junior sprinter Tyler O’Brien, who holds the school record in the 200-meter dash indoors and outdoors, endured a slight hamstring strain in practice last week, which held him out of the Milwaukee Dual Meet this past Saturday,...

Winter leads men over UW-Milwaukee

Mike Nelson

January 26, 2010

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The Marquette track and field team’s performance Saturday at the Milwaukee Dual Meet against Wisconsin-Milwaukee ended in a split decision as the men won 70-68 while the women lost 80-57. Freshman long sprinter Kyle Winter highli...

GROVER: Inside the ropes at the Milwaukee Dual meet

Eric Grover

January 26, 2010

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While most of the Marquette community was occupied with the men’s basketball game versus Syracuse, there was a small subset of campus transplanted into a gymnasium on the upper east side of Milwaukee having a pretty nice little S...

A surprising start for track and field

Mike Nelson

December 8, 2009

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Coach Bert Rogers had no goals on how many individual victories Marquette’s track and field team would achieve at the Blue & Gold Invitational this past Friday. To his amazement, the team won seven individual events in...

Track team opens indoor season at Notre Dame

Mike Nelson

December 3, 2009

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Teams and individuals only get one opportunity to start a season off right. That’s the approach senior high jumper Erynn James has going into the Blue and Gold Invitational at Notre Dame Friday. James said it’s important...

SCHMIDT: Blood, sweat and no respect for runners

Erik Schmidt

October 8, 2009

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In a world where the only motor skill required is the ability to put one foot in front of the other, there must be something hidden beneath the surface that makes running more than just a calorie-burning hobby. And there is. ...

SCHMIDT: Marquette’s poster boy

Erik Schmidt

September 17, 2009

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His name is Dwyane Tyrone Wade, first name spelled with the “y” before the “a” because he can do whatever he wants. Around here he’s bigger than Kanye’s ego. He’s won an NBA championship and an Olympic gold m...