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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Depaul guard Michelle Sidor makes her move in a game against Western Michigan, Nov. 6 at Wintrust Arena.

Strong second half helps DePaul defeat Loyola 93-72 in Red Line Rivalry

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer November 28, 2023

After a few weeks away from Wintrust Arena, DePaul returned home to secure a 93-72 win in the crosstown competition against Loyola Nov. 26. The Blue Demons are now 46-10 when playing the Ramblers, winning...

Katlyn Gilbert pushes the pace in DePauls first ever matchup against Stonehill, Nov. 9 at Wintrust Arena. Gilbert finished with the programs seventh ever triple-double.

DePaul gears up for Louisville with back-to-back wins

Christian Maysonet, Contributing Writer November 10, 2023

DePaul women’s basketball began the season with a 77-53 win against Western Michigan University (WMU) Monday night at Wintrust Arena, followed by their first ever matchup with the Skyhawks of Stonehill...

DePaul women’s basketball huddles during an exhibition game against Lewis on Oct. 29, 2023, at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul women’s basketball, a tradition – 50 seasons and counting

Elizabeth Gregerson, Contributing Writer November 5, 2023

The headline printed on the very bottom of the Jan. 29, 1925, DePaulia front page reads, “Girls Practice Basketball.” The story is rather short for a newspaper, but it’s there: “A group of the...

DePaul women’s basketball staff and players yell from the sidelines at an exhibition game
against Iowa on Oct. 15, 2023, in Iowa City, Iowa.

Newfound depth and young talent: Women’s basketball preview

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor November 5, 2023

Doug Bruno enters his 38th year at DePaul in uncharted territory. His Blue Demons were eighth in the Big East last season for the first time since the 2011-12 season, but even then, that team made the...

Fans gather for the DePaul-Iowa women’s charity basketball game at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023. The outdoor game broke the record for attendance for a woman’s basketball game with 55,646 fans in attendance.

BREAKING: Historic attendance record set at DePaul, Iowa exhibition

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor October 15, 2023

DePaul’s exhibition game against The University of Iowa broke the all-time attendance record for a women’s basketball game Sunday, Oct. 15, with 55,646 fans in attendance. The game was played on...

Chicago Red Stars Cari Roccaro possesses the ball during a Sept. 17 game against Angel City FC.

Red Stars, Ricketts partnership driving change

Christian Maysonet, Contributing Writer October 15, 2023

Women’s soccer grew exponentially this year, especially with the success of the recent Women’s World Cup. During the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Women’s World Cup in July,...

DePaul professor Fred Mitchell receives the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame Excellence in Media Award on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. Mitchell was recognized for his outstanding career in sports journalism.

Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame inducts DePaul professor, player

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor October 8, 2023

Three significant DePaul sports figures were inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena. They are now part of a community that includes legends like Muhammed Ali,...

Jorie Allen (left) and Anaya Peoples of the DePaul Womens Basketball team express their confidence in the upcoming season Wednesday, Oct. 4. Both fifth-year athletes, Allen and Peoples anticipate their final season at DePaul.

Chicago colleges connect for basketball media day

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor October 8, 2023

DePaul hosted a media day for several Chicago area men’s and women’s basketball programs on Wednesday at the Chicago Sports Museum. Four schools were in attendance: DePaul, Loyola Chicago, Northwestern...

Scholz cheers on her teammates during DePauls September 23 match against Big East opponent Villanova.

2x Big East Freshman of the Week Meghan Scholz continues to ‘shut everything down’

Steven Francis, Contributing Writer October 1, 2023

DePaul volleyball’s freshman middle blocker Meghan Scholz made her presence known in the Big East Conference with an emphatic start to the season. Despite only joining the team in August, Scholz has...

Freshman forward Liam Mullins (center) battles with junior forward John Gates (right) in DePauls match against Loyola September 19

DePaul and Loyola Chicago rivalry stands strong during fall season

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor October 1, 2023

Three DePaul sports teams faced tough competition against Loyola University Chicago this month. DePaul women’s soccer lost a close 0-1 match to Loyola at Wish Field on Sept. 10 off of an 85th-minute...

Men’s soccer assistant coach Martin Alba (center) acknowledges a strong first half in DePaul’s matchup against Loyola Chicago on Sept. 19

Meet DePaul’s newest fall sports assistant coaches

Eli Smith, Contributing Writer September 24, 2023

Three DePaul teams have new assistant coaches tasked with maintaining team culture and proper development for their athletes.  Peter McKeown, assistant coach for women’s soccer, came to DePaul this...

Olivia Borowiak racing in the Big East Cross Country Championship on Oct. 29, 2022.

DePaul Cross Country kicks off season strong with double second-place finish

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor September 17, 2023

DePaul men’s and women’s cross-country opened their season at the Bradley Invitational in Peoria, Illinois on Friday. The teams finished second overall on both sides. “Overall, I was pretty pleased,”...

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