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Standing Ovations: Who gets them and why

Standing Ovations: Who gets them and why

Sarah Julien

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

After Houston Astro’s first basemen Yuli Gurriel escaped a World Series suspension for a racist gesture toward the Los Angeles Dodger’s Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish, the fans at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas welcomed Gurriel to the plate with a standing ovation. Read More »...

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Billy Garrett Jr. embarks on G-League career

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

November 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks’ G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks via open tryout Oct. 23.  On Friday, Nov. 3, the team named Garrett to the final roster.     Read More »...

DePaul breaks into the eSports scene

DePaul breaks into the eSports scene

Garret Neal

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

eSports, competitive video game playing, continues to grow. ESPN2 is even hosting a “Street Fighter V” tournament this year.  It finally reached DePaul when the “League of Legends” club created its competitive teams at the beginning of the quarter. The club itself has been around since the b...

Men’s and women’s soccer end tough seasons

Men’s and women’s soccer end tough seasons

Shane Rene and Garret Neal

November 6, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

A 1-0 win against St. John’s on Oct. 26 punched DePaul’s ticket into the Big East tournament for the third season in a row. On Wednesday, DePaul took on Providence in the first round. Read More »...

Blue Demon Rundown

Blue Demon Rundown

Shane Rene

November 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball DePaul battled Providence in the Demon’s third on a four-game road trip.  Providence came into the match at 4-8 in conference to DePaul’s 2-11. Providence swept DePaul 3-0, repeating what they had done in the two teams’ first match up.  The Friars took the first set 25-20 behind fiv...

DePaul women beat Saint Xavier in exhibition at Wintrust

DePaul women beat Saint Xavier in exhibition at Wintrust

Garret Neal

November 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Following a thwomping of IU Northwest from DePaul’s men’s team, the women’s team followed suit with a 128-77 win over the Saint Xavier Cougars on Nov. 5.  After the starters for the Cougars where announced to the tune of the Star Wars empire theme, DePaul’s starters came running out as red and...

A sweet end to a sour season

A sweet end  to a sour  season

Andrew Hattersley

November 5, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

A tough season ended on a positive note for DePaul men’s soccer on Wednesday, Nov. 1 as they knocked off rival Marquette 3-1 at Wish Field. With the win, DePaul closes out the season 5-11-2 and 2-6-1 in conference play leaving them ninth in the Big East. The game did not get off to a good start for the Blue...

Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Men’s Basketball dominates in exhibition tuneup

Paul Steeno

November 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The provocative question of who would score the first basket at Wintrust Arena has finally been answered. On the first possession of the DePaul Blue Demon’s dominating 121-65 exhibition victory against NAIA opponent Indiana University Northwest at Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon, junior forward Eli Ca...

Strus on the Loose

Strus on the Loose

Paul Steeno

October 27, 2017


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

Hanging prominently on the north side of the O’Malley Lewis Place Center on East Jackson Boulevard in Chicago is a billboard promoting the 2017-2018 DePaul Blue Demon men’s basketball team. With a red and black-hued Chicago skyline and ominous red sky lingering in the background, the billboard...

Former Blue Demon Billy Garrett Jr. earns spot on G-League roster

Former Blue Demon Billy Garrett Jr. earns spot on G-League roster

Paul Steeno

October 27, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demons guard Billy Garrett Jr. has earned a spot on the training camp roster of the New York Knicks G League affiliate Westchester Knicks the team announced Monday. Read More »...

Volleyball gets swept over the weekend

Volleyball gets swept over the weekend

Garret Neal

October 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s volleyball entered its Breast Cancer Awareness weekend with one win in their last seven games, winning just five sets over that span.  With two games over the weekend, DePaul looked to get right with matchups against Butler and Xavier. On Friday, DePaul faced a Butler team that was ...

Men’s soccer can’t weather the Red Storm on senior day

Men’s soccer can’t weather the Red Storm on senior day

Andrew Hattersley

October 23, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

In a back-and-forth affair on DePaul Men's Soccer’s Senior Day, it was St. John’s freshman Jack Shearer, who had the deciding goal.  In the eighth minute of the game for the Red Storm, Shearer took advantage of a deflection and tapped in the sole goal of the match and St. John’s held on for the ...

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