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Leitao to recieve extension following NCAA sanctions

Leitao to recieve extension following NCAA sanctions

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief

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For close to two decades, DePaul’s men’s basketball program has been searching for a head coach that can return the Blue Demons to their winning ways. This past Thursday the university doubled down on current head coach Dave Leitao, announcing his contract will be extended through the 2023-24 basketball...

Women’s soccer sees newfound success ahead of conference play

Women’s soccer sees newfound success ahead of conference play

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

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Even in a long season, good teams tend to find themselves some time to reflect and strengthen up before the toughest stretches. For the women’s soccer team, they have found a comfortable time. In between regular-season tournaments and Big East conference play, there’s a lot to assess within the te...

European trip helps build chemistry on and off the court for Blue Demons

European trip helps build chemistry on and off the court for Blue Demons

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

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Following the loss to South Florida in the CBI championship series in April, DePaul’s attention and focus was immediately turned toward the 2019-2020 Blue Demons roster — which has the potential to be the most talented team that head coach Dave Leitao has had to work with since returning to DePaul in ...

History, respect defines rivalry between DePaul and Loyola

History, respect defines rivalry between DePaul and Loyola

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

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DePaul and Loyola-Chicago met 36 times coming into their matchup Friday night at Hoyne Field, with the Ramblers leading the all-time series 18-13-5. Even though the matchup has favored Loyola in recent seasons, winning four out of the last six meetings, the Blue Demons still treat this rivalry as on...

Blue Demons miss plenty of chances, forced to settle for a draw

Blue Demons miss plenty of chances, forced to settle for a draw

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2019

Coming off of a win and entering a new part of the season, the DePaul women’s soccer team (3-4-1) took on Bowling Green (2-3-2) in a Sunday matinee game at Wish Field. The first and second halves were decidedly different and, after two overtime periods, the teams tied at a score of 1-1 In the firs...

Men’s soccer late comeback attempt comes up short at Loyola

Men’s soccer late comeback attempt comes up short at Loyola

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

DePaul (3-2-0) traveled north to face Loyola-Chicago (3-2-0) on Friday night in another installment of the Chicago rivalry. As the temperature dropped and the game got longer, Loyola’s offense became too much to handle. The Blue Demons failed to pull themselves out of a 3-0 hole, ultimately falling ...

DePaul takes down Loyola in cross-town rivalry

DePaul takes down Loyola in cross-town rivalry

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

As they get closer to Big East competition, DePaul’s women’s soccer team is starting to find their groove. Last night, the Blue Demons (3-4) traveled up the red line to face Loyola-Chicago (2-4-1) in a tough rivalry game, where good chances and composure on defense allowed the Blue Demons to bury...

DePaul, Leitao negotiate multi-year contract extension through 2023-24 season

DePaul, Leitao negotiate multi-year contract extension through 2023-24 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

DePaul University and men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao are in negotiations over a multi-year extension that would keep Leitao at the program until the end of the 2023-2024 season, per school release on Thursday.  Leitao, who is suspended for the first three games of the 2019-2020 season due...

Offense helps DePaul men’s soccer secure season’s third win

Offense helps DePaul men’s soccer secure season’s third win

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

DePaul’s defense has been the story in their first three games of the season, but against Drake on Monday, the Blue Demons’ attack exploded for three goals—which was good enough to defeat the Bulldogs 3-0 at Wish Field. In their first three games this season, DePaul scored a combined three goals and ha...

DePaul men’s basketball schedule 2019-20 season

DePaul men’s basketball schedule 2019-20 season

September 5, 2019

Oct. 29: Marian (Exhibition) TBA Nov. 5: Alcorn State 8:00 P.M. Nov. 6: Chicago 7:30 P.M. Nov. 8: Fairleigh Dickinson 7:00 P.M. Nov. 11: at Iowa 7:00 P.M. Nov. 16: Cornell 12:00 P.M. Nov. 23: at Boston College TBA Nov. 26: Central Michigan 7:00 P.M. Nov. 29: at Minnesota 2:00 ...

Blue Demons fall to Vermont at Chicago Classic in first loss of season

Blue Demons fall to Vermont at Chicago Classic in first loss of season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 2, 2019

After defeating Northern Illinois 2-1 in their first game of the season at Wish Field on Friday, DePaul was back in action taking on Vermont in the second game of the Chicago Classic on Sunday. The Blue Demons, however, were not able to muster up a comeback after going down 1-0 and as a result suffer...

DePaul men’s soccer defeats Northern Illinois in first game of Chicago Classic

DePaul men’s soccer defeats Northern Illinois in first game of Chicago Classic

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 31, 2019

The DePaul men’s soccer team kicked off their 2019 season by defeating Northern Illinois 2-1 in the first game of the Chicago Classic at Wish Field on Friday. The Blue Demons scored both goals courtesy of freshman David Gripman, with the winner coming inside the first 10 minutes of the second half. ...

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