Christopher Chavez

Marquette Tribune Sportswriter, Editor In Chief of The Stirring Straw, Freshman journalism major at Marquette University

New Yorker working hard at making it big in the journalism industry. Currently a sportswriter covering Marquette University athletics for the Marquette Tribune. Christopher is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Stirring Straw, a New York Yankees news and analysis website.

When he is not writing, Christopher is training to run the New York City Marathon with a time under four hours.


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Marquette Track & Field sets 30 personal bests in 2012 debut

The Golden Eagle’s opened the 2012 season with a plethora of records.

Galen Rupp Posts 28:20 10K in Japan's Chiba Ekiden

While you were sleeping or recovering from your Thanksgiving food comas, there was a six stage Japanese road race in action.

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Marquette Women’s Basketball: Inside presence not enough

Marquette’s forwards bounced back against Providence, but two last minute free throws downed the Golden Eagles.

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Marquette Women’s Tennis: A lot has changed since last UIC meeting

Marquette is a much younger team, with only two seniors, than when it battled UIC to a 4-3 victory in Jan. 2011.

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Marquette Women’s Tennis: Seniors set the example early

Seniors Olga Fischer and Gillian Hush went undefeated against Illinois-Chicago and Wisconsin-Green Bay, propelling Marquette to 2-0.

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Marquette Track and Field: MU expecting to fire on all cylinders

The Marquette track and field team travels to Notre Dame this weekend for the first time since it kicked off the indoor season at the Blue & Gold Invitational in December.

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Marquette Track and Field: Team finds long distance edge at Meyo Invitional

The long distance runners headlined this years version of the Meyo Invitaional at Notre Dame.

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Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: West honored as 29th team member

The lacrosse team adopted Jacob West, a 7-year-old with pediatric cancer, as the 29th member of its team.

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Marquette Track & Field: Koeck, Kusowski hit personal bests in Ind.

Koeck and Kusowski shine as track and field uses Hoosier Hills Invite to tune up for Big East Championships.

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Marquette Track and Field ready for Big East Championship

The men’s and women’s track team heads to New York this weekend for the Big East Indoor Championships.

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Marquette Track and Field: Winter claims first Big East title

Junior Kyle Winter claimed the 800-meter championship for Marquette this weekend.

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Marquette Women’s Basketball: 3 Keys and 3 Players to Watch

Marquette will need good games from Sarina Simmons and Katherine Plouffe when it takes on Connecticut Saturday at the Al McGuire Center.

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A puncher’s chance at making it to London

Marquette freshman Luis Feliciano has taken a semester off of school to try and make the US Olympic team for boxing.

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Marquette Lacrosse: Building character early on

The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams are focusing on building character and participating in community service in advance of its debut in 2013.

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Marquette Club Lacrosse: Freshman Jake Kennedy makes an difference

Freshman Jake Kennedy has aspirations to play Division I lacrosse.

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Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Grill’s determination overshadows stature

Freshman defender BJ Grill isn’t letting his short stature get in the way of impressing his coaches and teammates.

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Marquette Women’s Lacrosse: Sophomore Profiles

Two sophomores play a leading role in a very young Marquette women’s lacrosse team.

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Club sports: Size a question for MU Rugby at start of spring season

The Marquette men’s club rugby team took down MSOE in its first tilt of the spring season.

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Marquette Men’s Lacrosse: Nobile made tough decision to leave deaf parents

Junior Jerry Nobile followed coach Joe Amplo to Marquette from Hofstra showing a strength of character he has displayed his whole life.

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Marquette Women’s Lacrosse: Getting to know the walk-ons

As the Marquette’s women’s lacrosse team practiced at Valley Fields on Friday afternoon, the sight of sophomore Caroline Collins running up and down the field was likely to...