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DePaul lacrosse, inner city kids stick together

Jill Miskevics

October 28, 2012

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

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

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...

Blue Demons draw Bearcats 3-3 in dreary, rain-soaked affair

David Webber

October 22, 2012

The men's soccer game against the Cincinnati Bearcats Oct. 17 had all the makings of a dull match. It pitted two offensively challenged teams against one another on a windy, overcast afternoon with a steady drizzle from start to finish.So of course, it was only natural that the two Big East rivals ba...

NHL searching for key to end lockout

Jake Payne

October 22, 2012

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

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

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

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...

Women’s soccer qualifies for the Big East tournament

Jeremy Mikula

October 20, 2012

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 Athletics Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto’s contract renewed

Mike Chamernik

October 19, 2012

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

Jeremy Mikula

October 19, 2012

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 Cycling gears up for competitive season

Paige Wagknecht

October 15, 2012

 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...

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