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Blue Madness takes over Phillips Arena

Blue Madness takes over Phillips Arena

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Writer

2:12 am

DePaul students geared up for this year’s basketball season during Blue Madness, an event held by both the men’s and women’s teams on Thursday night. The event was free for students and featured a number of events throughout the night. Attendees were able to pick up free t-shirts upon entry and brows...

Chicago recruiting on the uptick for Blue Demons

Chicago recruiting on the uptick for Blue Demons

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

For years DePaul’s recruiting in Chicago has been lackluster, letting top tier players either go to rival schools within the city or allowing programs from the outside to come into Chicago and steal those recruits. For the first time in a long time, the Blue Demons were able to land two of the best C...

Strus signs tentative deal with Boston Celtics

Strus signs tentative deal with Boston Celtics

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

Former DePaul guard Max Strus signed a two-year deal with the Boston Celtics of the NBA on Sunday. Strus played two years at DePaul and averaged 20.1 points per game in his senior year. After his senior year, Strus went undrafted in the 2019 NBA draft before signing a two-way contract with the Celti...

First and worst: Big East opposites

First and worst: Big East opposites

Lawrence Kreymer and Nate Burleyson

October 14, 2019

Before the start of every college basketball season, coaches and players from the Big East meet in New York for Media Day. Just like that has become a tradition, so has the DePaul men’s basketball team getting picked to finish last, while the women’s basketball team was picked to finish first. ...

Brotherhood helps solidify Blue Demons’ defense

Brotherhood helps solidify Blue Demons’ defense

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

Oftentimes, a team loves to advertise its brotherhood. Their closeness on and off the field is instrumental to any success they want to have. Now, an actual, biological brotherhood? That tends to be rarefied air at the collegiate level. The men’s soccer team has exactly that. Timmy and Dan Iscra are...

DePaul club hockey sweeps Illinois over weekend

DePaul club hockey sweeps Illinois over weekend

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Before Friday’s game at Johnny’s Ice House West, head coach Danny Randall felt the energy in the locker room and said, “Smells like a win tonight, boys.” Those same words were replicated during Saturday’s game by defenseman Tyler Hanson, which propelled the Blue Demons over Illinois this past...

Men’s basketball junior guard Charlie Moore granted waiver by NCAA

Men’s basketball junior guard Charlie Moore granted waiver by NCAA

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 5, 2019

Junior guard Charlie Moore, who transferred to DePaul from Kansas in May, has been granted a waiver by the NCAA to play this season.  “We are thrilled for Charlie and his family that he will be able to play immediately in his hometown," head coach Dave Leitao said in a statement.  “We apprec...

DePaul men’s soccer falls to Georgetown offense, settles for draw

DePaul men’s soccer falls to Georgetown offense, settles for draw

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 5, 2019

DePaul men’s soccer had the opportunity to pull off something special in front of their home fans on Friday, defeating No. 5 ranked Georgetown. Instead, the Blue Demons had to settle for a 0-0 draw after 110 minutes of action at Wish Field.  With the Hoyas sitting atop the Big East standings entering this...

Blue Demons ready for tougher schedule

Blue Demons ready for tougher schedule

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 30, 2019

DePaul men’s basketball is about to enter their most pivotal season since head coach Dave Leitao returned in 2015. With the best collection of talent that Leitao has had since his first stint with the Blue Demons, the expectations are that the program produces back-to-back winning seasons and threatenin...

“Red Line rivalry” highlights soccer attendance issue

“Red Line rivalry” highlights soccer attendance issue

Nicholas Moreano, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2019

Under the lights at Loyola Soccer Park on Friday, Sept. 13, the DePaul men’s soccer team awaited for the whistle to blow to start the game against Loyola-Chicago. As the Blue Demons stood with anticipation to begin another edition of the “Red Line Rivalry,” hundreds of fans in maroon and gold cheer...

Blue Demons searching for identity heading into Big East play

Blue Demons searching for identity heading into Big East play

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 23, 2019

The men’s soccer team has reached a midpoint in their season. It’s a real “prove it” time for the Blue Demons as they are moving further into the season and putting the non-conference schedule in the rearview. Looking into the mirror and assessing where they stand is critical for head coach Mark...

DePaul hockey closed out by Indiana in opening weekend

DePaul hockey closed out by Indiana in opening weekend

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

DePaul’s ice hockey team skated away after two heartbreaking losses during their opening weekend on Friday and Saturday. For both games, the Blue Demons faced off against Indiana University. Friday night featured the teams long awaited season-opener at Johnny’s Ice House West on Madison Street wit...

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