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Standout DePaul freshman seeks to carry success into NCAA Regional

Standout DePaul freshman seeks to carry success into NCAA Regional

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

2:00 am


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Track & Field

When Henry Larkin first came to DePaul from Oakland, California, to be on the track and field team under head coach Dave Dopek, he had no idea how well he would perform in his first season in a completely new environment. The freshman sprinter won all six of his 400-meter races this season, including his t...

New wave of talent looks to lead women’s basketball into future

New wave of talent looks to lead women’s basketball into future

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

2:00 am


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

While a lot of the attention is being placed on the DePaul men’s basketball team and their incoming recruiting class, women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno has made sure to strengthen and improve his roster once again with four new signing and two transfers. Bruno has coined the term “DePaulBall” d...

College helps prepare Millender for professional career

College helps prepare Millender for professional career

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

2:00 am


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Ashton Millender’s tenure playing college basketball at DePaul might have come to an end on March 23 in a heartbreaking NCAA Tournament loss against Missouri State, but her professional career is just getting started. Standing at 5-feet-8-inches, the fifth-year senior guard from Glenwood, Illinois ...

Offense goes cold for Blue Demons in elimination game

Offense goes cold for Blue Demons in elimination game

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 18, 2019


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

The magic and the offensive prowess that DePaul (35-16; 11-5 Big East) showed throughout most of this season, ran out of steam in their elimination game against James Madison on Saturday in the NCAA Regional in Ann Arbor, Michigan. After defeating Saint Francis 3-1 in their first elimination gam...

COMMENTARY: After four years, the time for DePaul to win is long overdue

COMMENTARY: After four years, the time for DePaul to win is long overdue

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men’s basketball has been irrelevant in Chicago, and certainly in the national landscape, for over a decade now. But after finishing with a winning record for the first time since the 2006-2007 season and making it to the CBI championship series, the Blue Demons believe they are ready to re-e...

Never-quit mentality inspires comeback for Blue Demons

Never-quit mentality inspires comeback for Blue Demons

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

It takes something special to knock off a defending champion, especially one that is trying to three-peat, and Villanova had something special brewing through the first five innings. Through the first five innings Villanova was dominating DePaul, the Wildcats had an 9-3 lead, 9-6 hit advantage and h...

Former Blue Demon star participates in G League Elite Camp

Former Blue Demon star participates in G League Elite Camp

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

There are 80 players expected to attend the NBA G League Elite Camp May 12-14 at Quest Multisport in Chicago. Press him hard enough, and now former DePaul Blue Demon star Max Strus could probably figure out the other 39 draft-eligible prospects who will join him at the event — the other 40 particip...

Overcoming adversity leads to success for DePaul women’s basketball senior guard

Overcoming adversity leads to success for DePaul women’s basketball senior guard

Noah Festenstein, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Plagued with injuries through most of her college career, Rebekah Dahlman of DePaul women’s basketball conquered what her doctor thought impossible. Transferring during her senior year from Vanderbilt, Dahlman faced obstacles, and at the end persevered through the DePaul basketball program. Leading h...

DePaul to face James Madison in the first game of the NCAA Regional

DePaul to face James Madison in the first game of the NCAA Regional

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 12, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul (34-14: Big East 11-5) will be making their 21st NCAA Tournament appearance against James Madison on May 17 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Blue Demons will participate in a four-team, double elimination regional that will feature No. 15 Michigan, James Madison and Saint Francis. DePaul took d...

DePaul defeats Villanova 11-10 in the Big East Tournament title game

DePaul defeats Villanova 11-10 in the Big East Tournament title game

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor

May 11, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul had to use every bit of magic they had in order to beat Villanova, and under first-year head coach Tracie Adix-Zins the Blue Demons came back from trailing 9-3 to win 11-10 and capture their third straight Big East Tournament title on Saturday in Rosemont, Illinois.  “I think the fact that we have done it mul...

Cubs ban indefinitely fan who used ‘offensive’ hand gesture

Cubs ban indefinitely fan who used ‘offensive’ hand gesture

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press

May 9, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Chicago Cubs have banned indefinitely from Wrigley Field the fan that used what appeared to be a racist hand gesture behind an African American television reporter during a game at their ballpark. The Cubs sent a letter Wednesday to the bearded man who flashed the offensive sign in back of former...

Lenti Ponsetto: ‘We haven’t arrived yet’

Lenti Ponsetto: ‘We haven’t arrived yet’

Shane Rene & Lawrence Kreymer, Managing Editor & Sports Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul’s men’s basketball program has seen brighter days. But now, for the first time in more than a decade, it can also look back on its darker ones. The Blue Demons’ 2018-19 campaign ended an 11-year postseason drought with the program’s first winning season since Jerry Wainwright marched ...

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