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DePaul’s dodgeball club grabs college life by the ball

DePaul’s dodgeball club grabs college life by the ball

Deanna Shilkus

November 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

It is quickly apparent to potential members of DePaul’s dodgeball club that even the team’s most seasoned players will welcome rookies to the game with open arms. Read More »...

DePaul’s hockey club rebuilding after losing nine seniors

DePaul’s hockey club rebuilding after losing nine seniors

Ellie Braida

October 26, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

“We’re in rebuilding mode right now.” Sports fans are used to hearing this phrase. It’s heard endlessly every year from eternally mediocre teams such as the Cubs, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Jacksonville Jaguars. But when DePaul’s hockey club team says this, they have solid reasoning ...

From a family of athletes, Derrick Wood is ready for DePaul men’s basketball

From a family of athletes, Derrick Wood is ready for DePaul men’s basketball

Matthew Paras

October 26, 2014


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

By the time Darrick Wood committed to DePaul in April, Wood didn’t need any more selling from the program. From the instant he visited the Chicago campus, his roots with assistant head coach Renard Phillips and the connection with his soon-to-be teammates already made DePaul feel like home. Read Mo...

Freshman Alexa Ben assists in historic season for DePaul women’s soccer

Freshman Alexa Ben assists in historic season for DePaul women’s soccer

Ben Gartland

October 26, 2014


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

DePaul women’s soccer head coach Erin Chastain said that they were “looking for someone who could make an immediate impact offensively.” Read More »...

DePaul basketball’s Blue Madness featuring rapper Twista plays out more like ‘Blue Sadness’

DePaul basketball’s Blue Madness featuring rapper Twista plays out more like ‘Blue Sadness’

Matthew Paras

October 19, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Features, News, Sports

[slideshow_deploy id='4824'] Blue Madness, the Athletic Department’s annual basketball season kick-off played out more like Blue Sadness Friday night. Read More »...

Turf wars: DePaul students left out of bounds with access to Wish Field

Turf wars: DePaul students left out of bounds with access to Wish Field

Parker Asmann

October 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Luscious green fields that stretch as far as the eyes can see, where students can laugh and throw a Frisbee or just relax and catch up with friends — everyone has imagined this picturesque image at one time or another. Most college students have even been involved in these activities. Yet DePaul st...

CHAARging on: A new women’s health group at DePaul rebrands women’s health and fitness

CHAARging on: A new women’s health group at DePaul rebrands women’s health and fitness

Octavia Johnson

October 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Society expects women to look and act a certain way. But a group of DePaul women are branching out to change that. Carina Coss, a sophomore, adopted a popular health and fitness club that is catching on across the nation. Read More »...

DePaul women’s rugby club levels the playing field

DePaul women’s rugby club levels the playing field

Ben Gartland

October 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Women's Sports

One of the fastest growing sports in the United States is already here at DePaul in the form of the women’s  rugby club team. Read More »...

Dance dance revolution: Ignite Dance Company sparks competitive dance on campus

Dance dance revolution: Ignite Dance Company sparks competitive dance on campus

Courtney Jacquin

October 5, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Ask anyone who was a serious dancer in high school, and they’ll tell you they spent more time with their “dance friends” than their “school friends.” Competitive dance teams often foster a kind of bond sports teams rarely can. Perhaps it’s that dance, for many as teens, is an outside of sch...

A seamless transition: DePaul Wish Field’s turf got a makeover during summer break

A seamless transition: DePaul Wish Field’s turf got a makeover during summer break

Ben Gartland

September 21, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

There's a reason the DePaul soccer and softball teams are just  a little more excited to train and play at Wish Field this year. Gone are the hazardous seams, hard turf and infield clay, which have been replaced with a brand new turf field. Over the summer, Wish Field went through an overhaul ...

Inching closer: Club football at DePaul ready for debut

Inching closer: Club football at DePaul ready for debut

Colin Sallee

September 21, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

There’s no denying the role football plays in the typical college experience. The tailgates, the allegiance, the pride and the bad decisions — it’s all something to look forward to for most college students. The Blue Demons haven’t had the luxury of a football team — not in nearly 76 year...

DePaul alumnus Quentin Richardson rewarded, inducted to Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame

DePaul alumnus Quentin Richardson rewarded, inducted to Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame

Erin Yarnall

September 21, 2014


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

DePaul had reason to celebrate along with the 18 other members inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame, as alumni Quentin Richardson was inducted as a member of the class of 2014. The class of 2014 was inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame on September 17, celebrated with a dinner and cerem...

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