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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...

Women’s soccer qualifies for the Big East tournament

Jeremy Mikula

October 20, 2012


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One second. That's how much time was left in double overtime of Saturday night's Connecticut-Providence women's soccer game. And that was how much time was left on the scoreboard as Linda Ruutu's goal for the Huskies sent DePaul women's soccer to the Big East tournament.Needing a Syracuse win over St. ...

DePaul 0-1 Notre Dame (2OT): Women’s soccer playoff fate in doubt

Jeremy Mikula

October 19, 2012


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Lauren Bohaboy's goal in the 106th minute of golden goal overtime gave visiting Notre Dame a 1-0 win at Wish Field Friday afternoon - leaving women's soccer's postseason hopes in the hands of others.Bohaboy's goal - her fifth of the season - came in the second period of overtime after 100 minutes of scorel...

DePaul Athletics Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto’s contract renewed

Mike Chamernik

October 19, 2012


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DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto's contract will be renewed through 2017, according to a source. The official announcement will be made at Tuesday's tip-off luncheon.Ponsetto has been the athletic director since July 2002. She is a member of the DePaul Athletic Hall of Fame and has been ...

DePaul students leave footprint at Chicago Marathon

Diana DiLenge

October 15, 2012


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Huddled beneath four layers of long shirts, thick sweaters and topped with matching bright blue Nike jackets, volunteers at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon braved the cold morning air with smiles on their faces and sleep in their eyes.The sun wouldn't be up for hours, but volunteers and workers a...

Commentary: Chicago “owned”

Amanda Boleman

October 15, 2012


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After a night of tossing and turning with dreams of my bones breaking in my legs and every other thought of what could possibly go wrong, I awoke for the 35th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon at 5:30 a.m. feeling anxious and underprepared.For months I promised I would finally buckle down and ...

Commentary: Gay men fight, too!

JoDelle Maglaya

October 15, 2012


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National Coming Out Day celebrated its 25th year as a holiday Thursday, Oct. 11. This day traces back to 1987 when lesbians and gays marched for their rights in Washington, D.C. Since then, Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont have allowed same sex marriage.While people in all ...

DePaul Cycling gears up for competitive season

Paige Wagknecht

October 15, 2012


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 In five short weeks, many of us will pack our suitcases and head home to enjoy the long, and probably well-deserved, winter break.But the DePaul Cycling club has different plans - preparing for their upcoming season, which starts in January, by getting more people interested in the team and compe...

DePaul club hockey battles for 4-3 overtime win over Illinois

Jake Payne

October 15, 2012


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ξYou are never out of a game until the clock runs out, a saying DePaul club hockey proved true Friday night at Northshore Ice Arena.The Blue Demons (2-2-1) fought tooth and nail after trailing 3-1 in the third period to come back and win a must-win game 4-3 in overtime over the University of Illinois (0-4...

DePaul hosts Chicagoland basketball luncheon

JoDelle Maglaya

October 14, 2012


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ξWith the 2012-13 NCAA basketball seasons quickly approaching, DePaul joined together with men's and women's teams from Chicago State, UIC, Loyola and Northwestern for the Chicago College Basketball Luncheon at Maggiano's Little Italy, Friday.DePaul's head coaches Oliver Purnell and Doug Bruno were jo...

DePaul 1-1 Valparaiso (2OT): Blincow equalizer shares the spoils

Jeremy Mikula

October 10, 2012


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Jared Blincow's equalizer in the 75th minute ensured the men's soccer team would get their share of the spoils following Tuesday's 1-1 double overtime draw with Valparaiso at Wish Field.Blincow netted his first goal of the season thanks in large part to freshman Michael Kozielek, whose header across th...

Olympian downs DePaul in OT

David Webber

October 7, 2012


Filed under Sports

For 90 minutes Friday, the DePaul women's soccer team did an excellent job defending Rutgers star and Olympian Jonelle Filigno. Unfortunately, they couldn't hold her back any longer than that. Filigno took a pass directly up the middle in overtime and scored 39 seconds into the sudden-death period to...

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