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Commentary: Tyger Campbell still in the running for DePaul

Commentary: Tyger Campbell still in the running for DePaul

Shane Rene

October 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

DePaul’s official unveiling and first open practice at Wintrust Arena on Saturday Oct. 14 gave fans and media their first taste of the most highly anticipated season in over a decade of Blue Demon basketball.  But aside from the general allure of a swanky new arena in the South Loop, there isn’t a...

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Garret Neal

October 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Wintrust Arena added to the list of events it is hosting when it was announced last Tuesday that the women’s Big East tournament for the next three seasons would be held there. Since the conferences realignment, the event has been hosted at Allstate Arena in 2014 and 2015, McGrath-Phillips Arena in 2016...

Big East preseason coaches’ poll puts DePaul in last place

Big East preseason coaches’ poll puts DePaul in last place

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

October 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

With very few believers outside of the program, it’s going to be DePaul basketball against the world this season. The Big East Conference revealed its 2017-18 preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday, Oct. 18, as players and coaches gathered at Madison Square Garden in New York City for Big East Medi...

Women’s soccer draws with Butler on senior day

Women’s soccer draws with Butler on senior day

Andrew Hattersley

October 16, 2017


Filed under Soccer

After having senior day postponed one day because of weather, 90 minutes was still not enough to settle it in a tough conference matchup between DePaul and Butler. The Blue Demons outshot the Bulldogs 20 to 10, however, neither side was able to push across the winning goal. Both teams settled for a 1-1 tie...

Eighth Grader and Ukrainian big man make verbal commitment’s to DePaul

Eighth Grader and Ukrainian big man make verbal commitment’s to DePaul

Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Oct. 8 The DePaul men’s basketball program has received another verbal commitment from a player who has yet to reach high school. California eighth grader Skyy Clark announced on his Instagram page Sunday evening that he has verbally committed to DePaul, supposedly to play alongside Chicago eighth g...

Tyger Campbell and Bryan Penn-Johnson spotted at Wintrust

Tyger Campbell and Bryan Penn-Johnson spotted at Wintrust

Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When Wintrust arena opened its doors on Saturday, two four-star recruits, Tyger Campbell and Bryan Penn Johnson, were in attendance. The first notable recruit in attendance at the scrimmage Saturday is probably the one more familiar to DePaul fans. Four-star La Lumiere point guard Tyger Campbell comm...

Open Season: DePaul hosts open practice at Wintrust Arena

Open Season: DePaul hosts open practice at Wintrust Arena

Garret Neal and Paul Steeno

October 16, 2017


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

Sheets of rain fell out of the sky without end, but the spirits of the Blue Demon faithful were not dampened as they waited for the first public event at Wintrust Arena since completion.  On Saturday DePaul held a free event to show off the new home of DePaul Basketball.  The day was highlighted by ...

DePaul men’s golf welcomes a new era

DePaul men’s golf welcomes a new era

Shane Rene

October 9, 2017


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men’s golf team members Joe McCarthy, Bobby Thomas and Freddy Thomas say the team’s goal for the season is simple: bring home the Big East Championship title. “I think (winning the Big East) is our unequivocal goal,” fourth-year junior Bobby Thomas said. “We’ve been close — we’...

Men’s basketball adds four walk-ons

Men’s basketball adds four walk-ons

Paul Steeno

October 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Being a walk-on at the Division I level isn’t easy. From the moment these athletes step onto campus, they must prove that they deserve their spot on the court, field, course or rink. Without a scholarship as their security blanket, they can be let go at a moment’s notice. Four athletes began the challenging ...

Women’s tennis coach Mark Ardizzone’s recruits in Europe

Women’s tennis coach Mark Ardizzone’s recruits in Europe

Garret Neal

October 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Serbia, Greece, Bosnia, Romania.  The women’s tennis team is chock full of talented players from all over Europe, in large part due to the unique approach head coach Mark Ardizzone takes to recruiting. Each year, Ardizzone embarks on a solo trek across several European countries, stopping only to...

DePaul women’s soccer bested by Marquette

DePaul women’s soccer bested by Marquette

Andrew Hattersley

October 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

It was a tale of two halves for the DePaul women’s soccer team, who dropped a key conference matchup against rival Marquette 2-0 in a physical game Thursday afternoon at Wish Field. The Blue Demons controlled the first 45 minutes, but were not able to put away a couple of good chances inside the box....

TRIGGER WARNING: This sports article contains politics

TRIGGER WARNING: This sports article contains politics

Garret Neal

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Aug. 26, 2016, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was noticed taking a knee during the national anthem before a preseason matchup against the Green Bay Packers.  After the game, Kaepernick revealed that he was making a protest against the treatment of African-Americans.  Kaepernick was not the first ath...

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