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DePaul recruit Flynn has craft down pat

Jake Payne

April 8, 2013


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While the start of the DePaul men's soccer season seems like a long ways away, the team got a big burst of excitement after they landed a very talented and crucial prospect.How good is he? He was Naperville Central's catalyst for their runs at the 3A Men's soccer state championship runs and he was th...

Commentary: Rutgers’ scarlet fetter

Julian Zeng

April 8, 2013


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“Accountability” is among the most common buzzwords in sports team culture. Coaches preach to their players endlessly that everyone on the court, field, ice and pitch has to know what’s happening and what needs to be done. Teammates must look out for teammates in order to succeed. Accountability...

Demons double up Pirates

David Webber

April 8, 2013


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Sometimes the bounces just keep going the right way. For junior pitcher Hannah Penna and the rest of the DePaul women's softball team, Wednesday's doubleheader sweep of Seton Hall showed how good the squad could be if they dominated on the mound and at the plate.After sophomore Staci Bonezek sent a tw...

Play ball, Chicago

David Wbber

April 8, 2013


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It's time for baseball, and Chicago is alive with the crack of the bat and the infectious sound of the organ playing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame."But while tradition and excitement fill the air, hope certainly does not. The Cubs and the White Sox are two proud teams, but 2013 is not likely to treat ...

DePaul falls to Oklahoma State in first round of NCAA Tournament

Julian Zeng

March 24, 2013


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DURHAM, N.C. - Last year was the "Magnificent Seven."This year, sans catchy moniker, the DePaul women's basketball team faced just as much adversity both on and off the court as before.Injuries - most notably to star senior guard Anna Martin - and ever-shuffling rotations beleaguered the Blue Demons ...

Blue Demons sent off to 11th straight NCAA Tournament

Julian Zeng

March 22, 2013


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Before getting fitted for Cinderella slippers, the Blue Demons first need to slide into some cowboy boots with spurs.With final exams out of the way, DePaul's women's basketball team can now focus all its attention on its upcoming duel with the Oklahoma State Cowgirls in the first round of the NCAA ...

DePaul women headed to NCAA Tournament, will face Oklahoma State

Julian Zeng

March 19, 2013


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Much like Neo in "The Matrix," the DePaul women's basketball team probably doesn't believe in fate and not being in control of their lives.With a berth to this year's NCAA Tournament at stake, the Blue Demons took command of their destinies - they ground out tough must-win games down the stretch of the re...

Catch-22: Where does DePaul men’s basketball go from here?

Julian Zeng

March 14, 2013


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NEW YORK - The Blue Demons are stuck.Their eighth and final season appearance in the Big East Tournament ended just about as soon as it began, a routine with which DePaul fans have become well acquainted since the team left Conference USA before the 2005-2006 season.Since that move, the Blue Demons ...

One and done: DePaul loses to Rutgers 76-57 in Big East Tournament

Julian Zeng

March 13, 2013


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NEW YORK - The locale and stage may have changed, but the teams were the same. It could have, perhaps even should have, produced the same result.But deja vu, it seems, is a fickle thing.DePaul entered its opening round game of the 2013 Big East Tournament slated to face Rutgers, the very team the Bl...

Something old, something new: DePaul women’s basketball on the move

Julian Zeng

March 11, 2013


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HARTFORD, Conn., - Seated in front of media members at DePaul's press conference Sunday evening, head coach Doug Bruno took a moment of reflection.The Blue Demons had just lost to the UConn Huskies in their quarterfinal game in the Big East Tournament and, with the conference banner displayed behind hi...

Club tennis making a racket in 2013

Jeremy Mikula

March 11, 2013


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If you were to ask the officers of DePaul Club Tennis to describe the transformation the program has seen in just a few short years, the adjectives you'll get will vary, but the sentiment is the same."Ridiculous," said Jon Mulvey, the club's president."Explosive," said Reid Mutschler, the VP."Yeah, that's the one," Mulvey ...

DePaul women bow out of Big East Tournament, lose 94-61 to UConn

Julian Zeng

March 10, 2013


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HARTFORD, Conn. - There are three elite teams in the country in women's basketball, according to DePaul head coach Doug Bruno: Baylor, Notre Dame and UConn.The Blue Demons had the undesirable task of facing the Huskies in front of their home crowd in DePaul's second game of the Big East Tournament at the XL...

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