Marquette Wire

Five Big East newcomers will present different challenges on women’s side

Kyle Doubrava

September 6, 2012

Filed under Sports

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series on the teams joining the Big East for the 2013-14 season. TEMPLE OWLS (Atlantic 10) Expect plenty of noise from women’s basketball at Temple. The Owls have made mincem...

New Big East Teams Will Present Challenges

Kyle Doubrava

September 4, 2012

Filed under Sports

Editors note: These five teams will enter the Big East beginning in the 2013-14 season. HOUSTON COUGARS (Conference USA) The 16-time champion men’s golf team at Houston is a force to be reckoned with and should be the Bi...

Former athletes Bares, Beyer making impact in other countries

Michael Wottreng

March 29, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

If someone were to ask you which active NBA players graduated from Marquette, you could probably name all of them without thinking about it. However, if someone asked you to name current professional athletes from Marquette in other sports, few people could name more than one. The main rea...

Men’s soccer lethal when it draws first blood

Trey Killian

October 19, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

The first goal of a soccer match can mean something different to different teams on any level. Some squads are unfazed by it. Others are defeated by it. For the Marquette men’s soccer team, however, securing the first goal has...

SCHMIDT: Karma kick starts Marquette soccer

Erik Schmidt

October 14, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Karma: The Bigfoot of religious concepts. Despite the overwhelming evidence that it’s nothing but a myth, some people still believe in the hairy little bugger. In this rare case, consider me a believer. A few weeks ago ...

Hessel: Sports are not a matter of life and death

Kaellen Hessel

October 12, 2010

Filed under Sports

I hate sports. I think professional athletes are grossly overpaid. I think people who watch sports and don’t play any are lazy. I don’t have Fanatics tickets. Blasphemy, I know. But before you decry me as a hater,...

SCHMIDT: Soccer is the sporting world’s NyQuil

Erik Schmidt

September 16, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

In America, the existence of soccer-spewing Irish pubs is insipid and grotesque in the same way Brett Favre wearing purple is a crime against humanity. The beers are unappetizingly dark and bitter, the bathrooms are dank and...

Unique sport catching on at Marquette

Mark Strotman

September 16, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Everyone stopped and stared. Basketball players, students and even parents couldn't figure out what exactly was going on in the field behind Abbottsford Hall. There were goals at each end, but there was no soccer ball. The players were usi...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Women’s club sports teams underrepresented in Tribune

Reader Submission

May 6, 2010

Filed under Viewpoints

As a member of the Marquette women’s club soccer team, I was extremely excited to see an article in your paper entirely devoted to club sports. Collectively, we’re a large group on campus that doesn’t get much attention,...

Men’s soccer competes with the pros

David Peltz

March 25, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette men’s soccer team will kick the snow off its cleats and head out to Minnesota this weekend to take on USSF D2 Pro League side NSC Minnesota. The game will be Marquette’s second in its spring season and will look to co...

Men’s soccer team headed in right direction

David Peltz

November 10, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Men's soccer coach Louis Bennett has managed to continue his streak of ending the season with one more win than he had the previous season. The team managed only four wins, yet this year was different. For the first time in Marquette'...

Key men’s soccer players rested for USF

David Peltz

November 5, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

Usually when a team loses a game before a major tournament questions and concerns arise. However, for the Marquette men's soccer team, the 3-0 loss to Connecticut Monday was just another bump in the road to go along with its up-and-down...