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McCallum’s agent hopes his scoring spices up in Switzerland

McCallum’s agent hopes his scoring spices up in Switzerland

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The newest member of the Swiss Basketball League-affiliated Pully Lausanne Foxes will bring Chicago flavor to the lakeside suburb of Lausanne, Switzerland. Even though it's an Americanized city with Subways and McDonald's dotting the streets, maybe former DePaul Blue Demon forward Tre'Darius McCallum could bring over some more American culture in the form of Giordano's pizza to endear himself to his new teammates. With or without the pizza, he will bring a professional basketball ready makeup to his new team when he boards his plane and makes the 4,384-mile journey from the Windy City to Lausanne. ...

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Will Adix-Zin be a win for the Blue Demons? The DePaul University athletic department announced this afternoon that it has named former star Blue Demon student athlete Tracie Adix-Zins as its new head softball coach. She will replace Eugene Lenti after the veteran coach of 37 seasons retired in a...

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

July 2, 2018


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

The Women's Professional Basketball League (abbreviated WBL) existed for three seasons from 1978 until 1981. Recently, it re-entered collective consciousness when the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn. recognized the league as "Trailblazers of the Game" at the hall's 2018 induction...

Five teams to root for in the World Cup

Five teams to root for in the World Cup

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

June 13, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

For the first time since 1986, the United States missed the World Cup after falling to Trinidad & Tobago 2-1. During simultaneous matches on the final day of qualifying, both Honduras and Panama rallied from deficits to keep their World Cup dreams alive. Honduras ultimately fell to Australia 3-1 in...

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Shane Rene and Ben Conboy

June 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

The long and celebrated career of DePaul softball head coach Eugene Lenti — the brother of Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto — came to a sudden end over the weekend, according to sources close to the athletic department and DePaul’s Office of Public Relations and Communication (OPRC). In addition to Lent...

Henry selected to try out for Team USA World Cup qualifying team

Henry selected to try out for Team USA World Cup qualifying team

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

June 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Myke Henry has come a long way since he donned the DePaul blue and red from 2014 until 2016. After graduating from DePaul, he didn't hear his name called in the 2016 NBA draft. But, he latched onto the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA D League. Then, he went south to play professionally in Mexico. Las...

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon softball player Morgan Greenwood now has an exclamation point to conclude her school year on. On Monday, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced that they had selected the Blue Demons third baseman and catcher to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America...

Justin Roberts to transfer from DePaul

Justin Roberts to transfer from DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

June 1, 2018


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

After an up-and-down freshman year at DePaul, Justin Roberts announced Friday he is heading elsewhere. “After talking to my Family and praying over it, I decided that continuing my basketball and education at DePaul University isn’t what’s best for me,” Roberts said in a tweet. “I just think...

Strus is no longer on the loose; announces return to DePaul after declaring for NBA draft

Strus is no longer on the loose; announces return to DePaul after declaring for NBA draft

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A key piece in the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball puzzle has decided to return to Lincoln Park for his senior season. After declaring for the NBA draft at the end of March but not signing with an agent which opened up the possibility for a return to the college basketball ranks, Blue Demon star...

DePaul crew club takes to the Chicago River

DePaul crew club takes to the Chicago River

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While most college students are fast asleep after a night of studying — or, more likely, a night out at the bars — Hayes Kennedy can be found waking up at 5 a.m. to make it to a small blue boat house on the edge of the Chicago River. He is a member of the DePaul Rowing Team, and together th...

Athletics needs to stop hiding

Athletics needs to stop hiding

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

I would like to expel a somewhat popular myth. Last week, a reader posted a comment on The DePaulia’s story about Romeo Weems’ stunning commitment to the Blue Demons last Tuesday afternoon that began, “And I’m sure the DePaulia folks are mad about this...” I’ve heard and seen this sentim...

The DePaulia’s 2018-19 recruiting class analysis

The DePaulia’s 2018-19 recruiting class analysis

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

“Mama there goes that man. Excited to announce my commitment to DePaul University.” With these 13 words from Tyger Campbell, DePaul believed they had finally landed their program-changing point guard similar to the jubilation felt this past week with the commitment of Romeo Weems. In a heartbreaking...

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