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DePaul volleyball is taking the Big East by storm

Jaclyn Jensen

September 23, 2013

In a game where players can neither catch nor hold the ball, DePaul's volleyball team knows how to keep their grip on momentum. With last year's record of just 10 wins and 18 losses, these 13 players are have obliterated the previous season with a stunning 12-0 start in 2013.Coached by former Penn Stat...

Fantasy football: A different brand of football

David Webber

September 23, 2013

DePaul doesn't have a football team for you to cheer for on Saturdays.The Bears draw the city together, but some of your friends root for other teams.Luckily, there is still a way to mutually enjoy the same football game with your fellow DePaul students, and you don't have to lift a single weight or...

Quick-strike DePaul Blue Demons men’s soccer make short work of SIU-Edwardsville

Ben Gartland

September 23, 2013

Two goals within 63 seconds of each other were all the Blue Demons needed as they defeated the SIUEdwardsville Cougars 2-0 Saturday afternoon at Wish Field.After a couple of good chances went for naught, the Blue Demons finally found an opportunity. Sophomore midfielder Joe Brinckwirth found freshman ...

DePaul Football Club throws a ‘Hail Mary’

Mike Bragg

September 22, 2013

A blaring whistle swiftly follows the crunch of two burley men smashing together and falling to the ground in the cool autumn air on a Saturday afternoon. Fans cheer and a marching band belts that classic team spirit tune. It's football season, just not at DePaul.One student wants to change that.Rile...

DePaul legend Mark Aguirre among the greats

Matthew Paras

September 22, 2013

DePaul legend Mark Aguirre experienced a lot throughout his basketball career.During his three seasons at DePaul, the Blue Demons were the best they have ever been. Aguirre led the team to its only Final Four appearance in 1979 and won the James Naismith Award in 1980 as the nation's best player. Aguirre w...

DePaul women’s soccer defeats rival Loyola for best start in school history

David Webber

September 22, 2013

DePaul women's soccer head coach Erin Chastain wasn't kidding this summer when she said that her squad wanted to compete for a Big East title in 2013.After winning just nine games in 2012, the team has already netted six wins following a 1-0 victory over Loyola Sunday. The Blue Demons' record stands at...

Prospective DePaul basketball recruits and their rankings

Matthew Paras

September 22, 2013

On Sept. 15, highly touted recruit Paul White chose to go to Georgetown instead of DePaul. While coach Oliver Purnell lost out on White, there are still many big time recruits that the coaching staff has a chance at grabbing to solidify the future of Blue Demon basketball. These four players, denoted by...

Big East gets a big deal with Fox Sports 1 agreement

David Webber

September 16, 2013

Realignment may have taken a chunk out of the Big East, but the conference is taking it in stride and making the foray onto one of the biggest stages possible.The conference has agreed to a landmark deal with Fox Sports 1 which paves the way for over 100 live broadcasts of college basketball, including...

Streaking DePaul Blue Demons down Colgate

Ben Gartland

September 16, 2013

The Blue Demons waited until the very end of double overtime but senior midfielder Ashleigh Goddard was able to score a goal with just over a minute left to lift DePaul to a 3-2 win over Colgate."This is a huge win for our team," head coach Erin Chastain said. "Colgate is really, really good. They play...

Spectacular Sorby can’t save DePaul against Milwaukee

David Webber

September 16, 2013

Eric Sorby tried all he could to keep the Blue Demons in the game but he wasn't able to stymie Milwaukee in overtime as the Blue Demons lost a 2-1 heartbreaker Friday.Sorby was simply spectacular, saving a total of 11 shots, many of which were point blank or required an athletic play. DePaul only ende...

Architects for DePaul arena soon to be announced

Matthew Paras

September 16, 2013

Major progress was made over the summer regarding the new DePaul arena in the South Loop, as plans to find an architectural firm to design the arena took shape.In the process of finding a lead architect, a three-man panel composed of veteran architects was chosen by the Metropolitan Pier and Expositio...

DePaul women’s basketball announces non-conference schedule

Matthew Paras

August 20, 2013

DePaul women's basketball announced their non-conference schedule Tuesday with 14 games slated.The schedule is highlighted by games against former Big East rival Notre Dame, Kentucky and crosstown rival Loyola. The Blue Demons will have six games at McGrath-Phillips Arena.The Blue Demons will also compet...

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