Marquette Wire

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,...

Men’s tennis brief

Andrei Greska

September 29, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette men's tennis team's weekend at the rain-filled Ball State Fall Invitational was highlighted by a finalist in Flight C doubles and two semifinalists in Flight C singles. Rain washed out much of Friday's action...

Men’s soccer looks to rebound from DePaul loss

Tim Kraft

September 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Marquette men’s soccer team has gotten off to another tough start in the Big East conference. A loss to DePaul and a draw against South Florida were not ideal results for the Golden Eagles last weekend, but the attitude ...

Freshman comes back from injury with eye for goal

David Peltz

September 22, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

For many athletes, recovering from injury can be a difficult journey. Many fail to return to their original skill level, but for some, they come back and prove their athleticism. The latter proved to be the case for freshman Adam...

GROVER: Saturday’s Slump

Eric Grover

September 22, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

I’m glad every day isn’t Saturday. When you have Saturdays like mine, you usually end up getting drawn on. I’m telling you guys, my shoes were off. Juveniles. No, my real problem lies with a Saturday afternoon tradition,...

Cadougan out four to six months

Tim Kraft

September 18, 2009

Filed under Sports

According to a Marquette press release, men's basketball player Junior Cadougan suffered an injury to his Achilles tendon, likely putting an end to his 2009-10 season. The freshman point guard was injured during team conditioning...

Marquette receives stimulus money for health professions

Tori Dykes

September 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Three Milwaukee-area schools, including Marquette, have received a portion of nearly $67,000 in stimulus money to promote the training of health officials, according to a press release from Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s office. Marquette’s...

Biggest test ahead for volleyball

Andrei Greska

September 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette women’s volleyball team, with a record of 9-2, has gotten off to its best start since 1997 when it started that season 10-1, but the toughest part of the season is yet to come. “We have to keep our head on...

Boys and Girls Clubs scholarship program formed

Tori Dykes

September 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Marquette University is spearheading an unprecedented partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, pledging full-tuition scholarships to winners of the group’s “Youth of the Year” competition. Marquette is the first university in the nation to form suc...

Women’s soccer to begin Big East play

Tim Kraft

September 17, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

There are many similarities between this year's women’s soccer team and the 2008 squad. Seven games into the season, the team boasts a 5-2-0 record and has allowed just three goals. Last year, the team was 4-3-0 through its first seven ...