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Women’s basketball routs St. Xavier 91-59 in exhibition opener

Julian Zeng

October 31, 2012


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Shaking off the cobwebs, the DePaul women's basketball team took to the floor against St. Xavier in their first exhibition game of the 2012-13 season Tuesday night. Led by Brittany Hrynko, who finished with 19 points and 14 assists, the Blue Demons defeated the Cougars 91-59 at McGrath-Phillips Arena."It was a cla...

DePaul volleyball loses five-setter to Pittsburgh

Dustin Ruttenberg

October 29, 2012


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The DePaul volleyball team (8-15, 3-7) couldn't come up with its fourth conference win Sunday afternoon, despite a commendable effort that forced a fifth and deciding frame, losing to Pittsburgh (17-25, 25-18, 7-25, 25-17, 13-15). The Panthers (14-12, 5-7) made their final volleyball appearance at De...

Rugby ends historic season´Žè´Žè

David Webber

October 28, 2012


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As far as rebuilding efforts go, you can't do much better than the DePaul men's rugby team.After several years of mediocrity, the club has risen up to become one of the most dominant forces in local club rugby.An undisciplined team with little success has transformed into a juggernaut that puts up vi...

Zapryanova shines as volleyball rallies

Adam Sadur

October 28, 2012


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DePaul's volleyball, team coming off a grinding schedule of late, came into its match against Big East rival South Florida with a 2-7 record in the Big East and a 7-15 record overall.Ten of its last 11 matchups have been against Big East opponents, of which they have only won two matches -- however, ...

Ponsetto contract renewal draws praise and criticism

Mike Chamernik

October 28, 2012


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The status quo in DePaul athletics will remain for another five years.The school announced during its basketball tip-off luncheon Tuesday that Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto's contract will be extended through 2017. Her contract expired at the end of the last school year, but talks between Ponsetto ...

DePaul lacrosse, inner city kids stick together

Jill Miskevics

October 28, 2012


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Lacrosse, a sport most commonly played in the Northeast, has most recently been recognized as the fastest growing sport in the country. Traditionally known as a preppy sport, played on beautifully kept green fields, will lacrosse ever be seen as a city sport?Sam Angelotta, founder and program director ...

Men’s soccer eliminates USF from playoff contention with 3-2 win on Senior Day

Jeremy Mikula

October 27, 2012


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ξOn Senior Day at Wish Field, it was the play of the men's soccer team's four graduating players that gave DePaul a 3-2 win over South Florida Friday afternoon.Antonio Aguilar, David Leverentz, Brian Schultz and Austin Toth all came up big for the Blue Demons (4-10-3, 1-6-1) in the final game of th...

DeJuan Marrero out for the season

Julian Zeng and David Webber

October 25, 2012


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DeJuan Marrero, a 6-8, 208 lb. freshman forward from Bowman Academy in Gary, Ind. is out for the season for the men's basketball team after suffering a torn ACL."I want to apologize to my people back home," Marrero posted on Twitter in several tweets. "I tore my ACL last night in practice. I'm going...

NHL searching for key to end lockout

Jake Payne

October 22, 2012


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The United Center, for once, was silent Oct. 13.For what was supposed to be Chicago Blackhawks' home opener, the stadium floor had no ice, no boards and most hauntingly of all, no Blackhawks hockey.The first several weeks of the NHL season were canceled due to a lockout that was predicted to happen since ...

Commentary: Trout vs. Cabrera. Who ya got?

Sean Boswell

October 22, 2012


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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is statistically the best hitter in the American League. The man put up numbers this past season that only players such as Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig can say they've reached.The best hitter, however, is not necessarily the best player.Even though "Miggy" became t...

Commentary: D.C. sports experiencing capital gains

David Webber

October 22, 2012


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Washington, D.C. is an amazing place to grow up. The Northern Virginia area is thriving and the city is beautiful, and the feeling of community is unrivaled.Being a sports fan in Washington, D.C. is something entirely different. Nothing is thriving, nothing is beautiful and hearts are broken in new an...

Baumgartner jumps into record books

Adam Sadur

October 22, 2012


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In 2005, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner and Red Bull began the process of planning a record-setting jump from 120,000 feet. Their dream was realized Oct. 14.In a historic leap from more than 24 miles above the Earth's surface, Baumgartner jumped from a stratospheric balloon, broke the sound bar...

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