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Senior day is bittersweet for Blue Demons

Senior day is bittersweet for Blue Demons

Joshua Gurevich, Assistant Sports Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

DePaul softball took the field bright and early Saturday morning for the start of a three-game series against Creighton. Despite being sixth in the Big East conference standings and DePaul being second, Creighton came out firing in the first game, putting five runs on the board in the top of the seco...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

DePaul’s role players flourish in CBI championship series

DePaul’s role players flourish in CBI championship series

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The old adage “next man up” is a common and overused term in basketball; however, for DePaul that phrase applies perfectly in their recent slate of games in the Roman College Basketball Invitational. The Blue Demons came into the CBI with an already short rotation that only included eight players ...

Bases-loaded jam leads to nine-year relationship for DePaul duo

Bases-loaded jam leads to nine-year relationship for DePaul duo

Cailey Gleeson

April 8, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul’s associate head softball coach Joe Yegge’s first memory of Natalie Halvorson was when she was at the state tournament in eighth grade. “She came in bases loaded to pitch against Kendyl Lindaman, who is one of the premiere hitters in college softball now, Yegge said. The pitching coach...

Former DePaul star Billy Garrett Jr. joins the New York Knicks

Former DePaul star Billy Garrett Jr. joins the New York Knicks

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When Billy Garrett Jr. told his father he was getting called up to play for the New York Knicks, his namesake didn’t fully believe him.  “He said ‘I got a callup’ and I said ‘a callup where?’ And he was like 'I’m playing for the Knicks,'” said DePaul assistant coach Billy Garrett, r...

Blue Demons battle Chanticleers with CBI championship berth on the line

Blue Demons battle Chanticleers with CBI championship berth on the line

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon's road to a College Basketball Invitational championship continues tonight at 7 at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The next roadblock: the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. The Chanticleers finished the 2018-2019 season with a 16-16 record including a 9-9 record in the Sun Belt Conference...

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