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Cubs snowed out in home opener

Cubs snowed out in home opener

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

As if 11 days wasn’t long enough for Cubs fans to wait to see their team open the season at Wrigley, they were forced to wait another day when snow covered much of the field. The cancellation didn’t damper the joy of Cubs fan Dave Davidson, who has been waiting all winter to see his favorite...

Maric signs contract in Turkey

Maric signs contract in Turkey

Paul Steeno, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon center Marin Maric knew from the time he began college at Northern Illinois University in 2013 that he wanted to play in the NBA someday. He hasn't made it there yet, but on Thursday he took a massive step towards realizing that dream. Per EuroBasket.com, the 6-foot-11-inch ...

Freshman phenom: Freshman Pat Moore mows down batters

Freshman phenom: Freshman Pat Moore mows down batters

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Since their solid start this season, DePaul’s softball team has had great success against competitors like Villanova and Seton Hall. Now, with less than a month in the season to go, the team is preparing to uphold its position in the Big East Tournament. For his part, head coach Eugene Lenti says he...

A look at the 2018 recruiting class

A look at the 2018 recruiting class

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


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

A lot has changed for DePaul and some has stayed the same since early signing period for college basketball recruits ended on Nov. 15. Still remaining are John Diener and George Maslennikov, while Flynn Cameron was added to the mix four days before Christmas. Although Cameron was with the program th...

“Shot in the Dark”: the story of being an elite athlete in Chicago’s West Side

“Shot in the Dark”: the story of being an elite athlete in Chicago’s West Side

Marissa De La Cerda, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

It’s a familiar story. Two star basketball players have dreams and aspirations bigger than their gang-affiliated Chicago neighborhood will allow. There was “Hoop Dreams” in 1994, which followed two African-American teenagers from poor neighborhoods in Chicago who are recruited by a basketball ...

Chicago Sky draft Coleman

Chicago Sky draft Coleman

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno sent his 11th player to the WNBA Thursday night, but she won’t be straying far from home. The Chicago Sky used the 28th overall pick to select Blue Demon guard Amarah Coleman in the third round of the 2018 WNBA draft. The Bolingbrook native will joi...

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon center Marin Maric knew from the time he began college at Northern Illinois University in 2013 that he wanted to play in the NBA someday. He hasn't made it there just yet, but on Thursday he took a massive step towards realizing that dream. Per EuroBasket.com, the 6-foo...

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field

DePaul Blue Demon track and field athlete Brian Mada jumped his way to another Big East Field Athlete of the Week honor after winning the long jump and triple jump at the Baylor Invitational on Saturday. The junior leaped 7.37 meters in the long jump to edge out Baylor freshman Jalen Seals (7.36 meters)...

Softball’s young team continues to dominate the Big East

Softball’s young team continues to dominate the Big East

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

After a tough road schedule to open the year that featured matchups against No. 1 Washington and No. 5 Oklahoma, the Blue Demons have got off to a hot start in conference play against Seton Hall and Villanova. The Blue Demons are currently 11 games over .500 and won six games in a row to open conferen...

Moneyball

Moneyball

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every year in March, 68 of the nations top Division I men’s basketball teams compete in the NCAA Tournament not only to win championships and impress NBA scouts, but to be a billboard for the academic institutions that pay their bills. There is no doubt that the most elite strata of players are also play...

Welcome to Augusta

Welcome to Augusta

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Commentary: The 2018 Masters was one of the most talked about in recent history with Tiger Woods’ return to form intersecting with many of the game’s new stars including Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy already winning this season. While Woods was largely a non-factor on the weekend, th...

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