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Ashley Holden reflects on end of track career at DePaul

Ashley Holden reflects on end of track career at DePaul

Ashley Holden

May 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports, Track & Field, Women's Sports

“Holden up,” said the official standing next to the long jump pit at Villanova University. I stepped on the runway, digging the spikes on my jumping shoes into the ridges of the track as I found my beginning mark. This was it, my third and last jump in the finals of the Big East Championship meet. However, t...

Advising Director Kate O’Brien helps DePaul athletes in and out of class

Advising Director Kate O’Brien helps DePaul athletes in and out of class

Lindsay Goldstein

May 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

From the moment a prospective student athlete walks into the Sullivan Athletic Center as a high school student, eager-eyed and ready to find out what college has in store for him or her, to the moment of college graduation and moving onto the real world, DePaul aims to provide a number of academic resources for the student-athletes. ...

Fixed-gear bikes see rise in “fixie kids” in Chicago

Fixed-gear bikes see rise in “fixie kids” in Chicago

Ryan Marcotte

May 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

A few years ago, before cycling was as common in Chicago, Manuel Tenorio was closing his bike shop, Johnny Sprockets. Read More »...

DePaul basketball coaches introduced to fans at forum

DePaul basketball coaches introduced to fans at forum

Matthew Paras

May 17, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Features, Men's Sports, Sports

When DePaul assistant Rick Carter visited the campus of the University of Missouri for a potential assistant head-coaching role in 2011, he wanted to impress Dave Leitao. Leitao, an assistant at the time, was the only member of the Tigers’ coaching staff that Carter hadn’t been able to impress during the first day of his visit. Read ...

DePaul alumnus-founded Sports Economy School seeks alternative form for college prepatory learning

DePaul alumnus-founded Sports Economy School seeks alternative form for college prepatory learning

JohnFranco Joyce

May 17, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

Adewale Emmanuel, a 2009 graduate of DePaul University, set out to implement a new way of teaching directed towards not only inner city children but kids of all socioeconomic backgrounds by using sports as the main mechanism of learning.  Read More »...

DePaul Cycling Club takes road to success

DePaul Cycling Club takes road to success

Hannah Ward

May 17, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

After a weekend of the most competitive road racing at the collegiate cycling level, DePaul senior Ian Kresnak didn’t rest for long. He competed in the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships last weekend in Asheville, North Carolina, and three days later woke up for a 6 a.m., 50-mile ride with his teammate, Adam Saban. Read More »...

Trivia Crack latest in innovative intramural sports at DePaul

Trivia Crack latest in innovative intramural sports at DePaul

Emily Clement

May 10, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

Chances are, you’ve played it or at least heard of it.  Trivia Crack has been downloaded over 125 million times on mobile devices, making it the most popular mobile game worldwide, according to VentureBeat.  And now it has become a DePaul intramural tournament. Read More »...

DePaul volleyball gaining experience from spring tournaments

DePaul volleyball gaining experience from spring tournaments

Ben Gartland

May 3, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

There’s been a constant theme since the end of the 2014 season. With the team miring in the Big East cellar, DePaul volleyball looked at the season as a learning experience. Read More »...

Chicago clocks in: 2015 NFL Draft experience in ‘Draft Town’

Chicago clocks in: 2015 NFL Draft experience in ‘Draft Town’

Matthew Paras

May 3, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

[slideshow_deploy id='11540'] Roman Diaz walked through Grant Park Thursday night decked in pirate gear, with a full-length coat and a plastic skull mask covering most of his face.  He even completed the outfit with a captain hat, black with gold trim and a plastic skull and crossbones glued to it. R...

South Chicago Velodrome moves closer to agreement

South Chicago Velodrome moves closer to agreement

Ryan Marcotte

April 26, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

On Chicago’s Near North Side there is a brick and mortar building with a homemade sign that says “Yojimbo’s Garage,” stenciled in blue paint. Cemented in the sidewalk directly next to the building are two bike racks. Their chipped black paint and adorning stickers are a testament to their use. Read More »...

The rise of fantasy sports

The rise of fantasy sports

Ben Savage

April 26, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

From friendly competition to a gambling outlet, fantasy sports continue to rise Read More »...

DePaul men’s soccer player Jalen Harvey’s balancing act

DePaul men’s soccer player Jalen Harvey’s balancing act

Danny Michallik

April 12, 2015


Filed under Features, Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

With seven goals in three seasons as a Blue Demon, Harvey’s latest excursion on international duty came last week, steering his native country to an emphatic 8-0 aggregate triumph over the Bahamas in the first round of the FIFA World Cup qualifying match at the National Stadium. Read More »...

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