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Save us, Romeo

Save us, Romeo

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon men’s basketball team last week received a verbal commitment from a potentially program-changing recruit. On an Instagram live video taken in his high school gymnasium, class of 2019 four-star small forward Romeo Weems picked the Blue Demons over Michigan, Michigan Stat...

DePaul finds true love with their Romeo

DePaul finds true love with their Romeo

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team just received a verbal commitment from a potentially program-changing recruit. On an Instagram live video taken in his high school gymnasium, class of 2019 four-star small forward Romeo Weems picked the Blue Demons over Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State,...

Where’s the love for Mr. Stevens?

Where’s the love for Mr. Stevens?

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the second straight season, fans across the NBA are once again enjoying a surprise playoff run from the Boston Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals, and this time the team has a chance to potentially advance further already leading the Cavaliers 2-1 in  the series with a chance to take con...

Softball eliminated from regionals

Softball eliminated from regionals

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The weekend began with optimism and excitement as DePaul appeared in their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance after riding a four-game winning streak capped off by a win on Sunday over Creighton to clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament. For the second straight year, however, the season ended in familiar f...

Loyola announces 660 percent increase in donations

Loyola announces 660 percent increase in donations

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Just over a month removed from the Loyola Rambler’s historic dance through March Madness, we finally have a number to show us all what it was worth.    Loyola University Chicago’s athletic department announced early last week that the department has seen a 660 percent increase in donations compared to the same time fra...

Student-athletes or athlete-students?

Student-athletes or athlete-students?

Liliana Trifilio, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

You wake up. The alarm clock is still buzzing in your ear as you scarf down a breakfast burrito and begin packing your uniform. For a moment you think about the final project you haven’t started yet and decide to shake the thought. You need to concentrate on what counts. You need to be prepared for an...

Mada takes flight in his junior year

Mada takes flight in his junior year

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Track & Field

It’s been a steady climb for junior jumper Brian Mada from his freshman year to junior one, adjusting to the cold and new techniques. Mada broke through this season with three individual championships, three school records and a spot in the preliminary rounds of the NCAA championships beginning May 24...

Moore, Greenwood tabbed as All-Great Lakes Region honorees

Moore, Greenwood tabbed as All-Great Lakes Region honorees

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

Fresh off Big East Conference regular season and tournament championships, two DePaul Blue Demon softball players are again putting their team in the news for all the right reasons. Today, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) named Blue Demon freshman pitcher Pat Moore and junior catcher...

Scouting Strus: He declared for the draft without an agent, so what are his odds of going pro?

Scouting Strus: He declared for the draft without an agent, so what are his odds of going pro?

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

I am not that smart. But by being friendly to people and awkwardly initiating conversations at credentialed events, I've formed relationships with enough legitimate experts to write informed stories with semblances of intelligence. When DePaul Blue Demon basketball star Max Strus announced at the end of March that he would declare for the 2018 ...

Men’s golf finishes third at Callawassie

Men’s golf finishes third at Callawassie

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul’s men’s golf team returned to Callawassie Island for the Big East Championship last weekend in the hopes of avoiding another nightmare collapse on the final day. Last year, under the command of long-time head coach Betty Kaufmann, the Blue Demons found themselves at the top of the leaderb...

Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Champs again: Softball takes home second-consecutive Big East Championship title

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

In a battle between the conference’s top two teams during the regular season, DePaul rallied from a 2-0 first inning deficit to beat Creighton 6-2 and punch their ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. After falling behind 2-0, the Blue Demons responded with two runs of thei...

Freshman Focus

Freshman Focus

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

When DePaul took the field for the Big East Tournament against Villanova and Creighton, six of the 10 players on the field were underclassmen, including the catcher-pitcher duo of Missy Zoch and Jessica Cothern. Add in a seventh with Pat Moore closing out the last three innings Sunday afternoon, an...

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