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DePaul men’s soccer use spring to gear up for fall season

DePaul men’s soccer use spring to gear up for fall season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Being able to play in noncompetitive games that don’t matter if your team wins or loses is pretty much nonexistent in today’s sports landscape. What’s even more uncommon is being able to play games in the offseason against good opponents to prepare for the upcoming season, because teams are hes...

Perseverance helps Blue Demons win close games

Perseverance helps Blue Demons win close games

Josh Gurevich, Asst. Sports Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons softball team has faced many tough situations before and this season is no different. DePaul has a new head coach for the first time in over three decades and has been adjusting fairly well up to this point. The main players who are contributing to the continued success and helping t...

COMMENTARY: A reformed, more human Tiger Woods does the impossible

COMMENTARY: A reformed, more human Tiger Woods does the impossible

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Sports

What Tiger Woods has done in his career—which one could argue began at the age of two on the Mike Douglas show in 1978—isn’t human. What he did last weekend at the Masters, on the other hand, was remarkably human.  As a prodigy junior golfer, his contemporaries would scramble for second place. Victor...

New contract between DePaul, Northwestern aims to grow Chicago rivalry

New contract between DePaul, Northwestern aims to grow Chicago rivalry

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

College basketball has become known for its intense rivalries over the years, with most conferences having a marquee rivalries that is must-see tv. Not only do a lot of conferences around the country have big rivalries, but cities do as well. The biggest college basketball rivalry, for example, is b...

John Diener to leave DePaul

John Diener to leave DePaul

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The transfer portal has claimed a victim from DePaul. Wisconsin Sports Network writer Mark Miller reports that DePaul Blue Demon guard John Diener has chosen to leave the program. Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao redshirted the 6-foot-4-inch, Cedarburg, Wis. native last season. Diener was a standou...

Blue Demons defeat Redbirds in extra innings

Blue Demons defeat Redbirds in extra innings

Joshua Gurevich, Asst. Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

A winning atmosphere was in the air at Cacciatore Stadium as the Big East Tournament champion’s DePaul women’s basketball team threw out the first pitch before DePaul and Illinois State faced off on Tuesday. After Illinois State forced extra innings in the seventh inning, DePaul managed to pr...

Runners-ups meet in Big East-Big 12 challenge

Runners-ups meet in Big East-Big 12 challenge

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

sDePaul’s 2019 non-conference schedule already has its first test of the season, with the Blue Demons taking on Texas Tech at Wintrust Arena in the first ever Big East-Big 12 challenge. The plan to begin the Big East-Big 12 challenge was officially announced last October, but the matchups were finalized o...

DePaul makes easy work of Providence in double-header on Saturday

DePaul makes easy work of Providence in double-header on Saturday

Joshua Gurevich, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Junior pitcher Krista Dalgarn dominated out of the gates and her team backed the pitcher up by scoring eight runs to win the front-half of the double-header 8-0. The junior pitcher threw a gem, allowing three hits and no runs to improve to 12-4 on the season. The Blue Demons couldn’t have gotten off t...

New jerseys inspire women ahead of World Cup

New jerseys inspire women ahead of World Cup

Luc Fougere, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off this summer in France, with the top 24 international teams battling it out to find who will be the next World Cup champion. With the tournament right around the corner, Nike has unveiled the home and away uniforms for their 14 Nike federations. The 2015 Women’s...

Blue Demons exceeding expectations in new era

Blue Demons exceeding expectations in new era

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

When Eugene Lenti suddenly retired June 2018 as the head coach of DePaul’s softball program after 37 years during which he gained over 1,300 wins, there was some uncertainty as to who would take over the renowned program that had established a culture of winning. The following month, DePaul Athletics hired...

Billy Garrett Jr. reaches NBA, reflects on DePaul

Billy Garrett Jr. reaches NBA, reflects on DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When the Westchester Knicks’ G-League season ended after a second round loss in the playoffs, Billy Garrett Jr. was all but ready to head back home to Chicago. He didn’t believe that he was going to get called up by an NBA team so late into the season, and that’s why he had a flight a ready back ...

Snow at Wrigley leads to postponement of Angels-Cubs finale

Snow at Wrigley leads to postponement of Angels-Cubs finale

Associated Press

April 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

Snow and rain led to the postponement of Sunday's finale of a three-game series between the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. A makeup date was not immediately announced. A steady snow fell throughout the morning and a mix of snow and rain was forecast to continue throughout...

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