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Catholic 7: Track and field/cross-country fate sits in hands of other sports

Christopher Chavez

February 21, 2013

Filed under Sports

Back in December, Marquette decided to withdraw its athletic program from the Big East Conference along with six other Catholic schools (DePaul, Georgetown, Providence, Seton Hall, St. John’s and Villanova) to form the Catholic...

Title IX could affect performance in marathons

Eric Oliver

January 22, 2013

Filed under News

When the magazine Runner's World contacted Sandra Hunter, an associate professor in the College of Health Sciences, in late 2008 with a question about varying marathon results, she was not sure of the answer. The writers at Runner’s Wor...

Marquette Track and Field ready for Big East Championship

Christopher Chavez

February 16, 2012

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette track and field team will wake up in the city that never sleeps tomorrow to compete at the Big East Indoor Championships this weekend. The team's best performances should be on display at the New Balance Track...

Low expectations, high hopes for track at Big East Championships

Andrei Greska

April 29, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

While all other sports are winding down, the Marquette track and field team heads to Cincinnati this weekend for the Big East Outdoor Championships. A contingent of  32 athletes who qualified for the Big East will compete...

SCHMIDT: Honoring a true trail blazer

Erik Schmidt

February 4, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

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...

GROVER: Inside the ropes at the Milwaukee Dual meet

Eric Grover

January 26, 2010

Filed under Sports

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...

26.2 miles in their shoes

Jennifer Zahn

October 8, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Endurance. Stamina. Focus. The greatest human feats pass these tests of determination. Over 26.2 miles, such an act becomes a testament to nature and a rite of passage not only for die hard runners, but for people everywhere. Among the runners of the Bank of...

SCHMIDT: Blood, sweat and no respect for runners

Erik Schmidt

October 8, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

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. ...