Marquette Wire

Men’s golf solid across the board

Mike Nelson

October 6, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Two rounds into the Kansas Invitational last week, there was one Marquette men’s golfer in the top 30. After two rounds of the Xavier Invitational Monday, four of Marquette’s five golfers were in the top 14 at the par-72 Oasis...

Men’s soccer falls 1-0 to West Virginia

David Peltz

October 3, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette men’s soccer team suffered a frustrating 1-0 loss to West Virginia Saturday night at Valley Fields. The Golden Eagles created few chances in the game and earned three yellow cards, two of which went to midfielder...

Women’s volleyball hosts Dig Pink event

Andrei Greska

October 1, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette women’s volleyball team looks to right the ship as it welcomes Seton Hall and Rutgers to the Al McGuire Center this weekend. “At home you just have that natural fan base with everybody supporting you and c...

90 minutes: When practice makes intensity

David Peltz

October 1, 2009

Filed under Featured

In 2002, NBA star Allen Iverson opened a famous rant about practice during an interview in which he said, “I mean listen, we're sitting here talking about practice, not a game, not a game, not a game, but we're talking about practice. Not the game that I go out there an...

BAFFLING BANTER: Heads of College Democrats and College Republicans debate Wellpoint CEO speaker

Rosemary Lane

October 1, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Q: Was Angela Braly, CEO of Wellpoint, an appropriate choice for the Business Leaders Forum luncheon’s keynote speaker? Kirsten Jones, chair of College Democrats: “I thought it was a bad idea. I think it didn’t reall...

WVU comes to Valley Fields to face men’s soccer

Tim Kraft

October 1, 2009

Filed under Sports

Without even playing each other or seeing footage, the Marquette and West Virginia men’s soccer teams should have a pretty good idea of how their match will play out this weekend. Four games into Big East conference play,...

SCHMIDT: No Cadougan? No problem

Erik Schmidt

October 1, 2009

Filed under Sports

Here are the facts: The chances stud recruit Junior Cadougan plays this year are slimmer than Paris Hilton on a diet. Darius Johnson-Odom, a juco transfer and noted gunslinger, is going to miss more than a month with a lef...

Improving against the elite

David Peltz

September 29, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Aside from the score and the color of their jerseys, the difference between Marquette and Louisville’s men’s soccer teams was not so black and white Sunday afternoon. The Golden Eagles rallied back from two goals down to draw...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Campus grocery store necessary for students

Bridget Dolan

September 29, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Featured, Viewpoints

Students craving fresh fruits and vegetables or ingredients for a home cooked meal have to venture off-campus for a wider selection of meat, dairy and produce. Marquette needs a campus grocery store to better serve students...

GROVER: Three’s a crowd

Eric Grover

September 29, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Anyone want to hire me? Hardworking, dependable journalism student looking for a decent job. Pay: negotiable. Potential employers, I’m doing my Tupac impression here. Hoping you listen, I catch you paying attention to my amb...

Shymansky looking for consistency in basics

Andrei Greska

September 29, 2009

Filed under Sports

The wheels came off for the Marquette women’s volleyball team last weekend, which is still searching for its first Big East victory. The Golden Eagles came up empty in road matches against Pittsburgh and West Virginia. “We...

Golden Eagles unable to pull out close games

Tim Kraft

September 29, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

There is one aspect in sports that fans get on their seats for but that athletes cringe about: a close game. In these close games, the better team does not always prevail. Sometimes one team dominates an athletic competition,...