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McCallum’s agent hopes his scoring spices up in Switzerland

McCallum’s agent hopes his scoring spices up in Switzerland

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The newest member of the Swiss Basketball League-affiliated Pully Lausanne Foxes will bring Chicago flavor to the lakeside suburb of Lausanne, Switzerland. Even though it's an Americanized city with Subways and McDonald's dotting the streets, maybe former DePaul Blue Demon forward Tre'Darius McCallum could bring over some more American culture in the form of Giordano's pizza to endear himself to his new teammates. With or without the pizza, he will bring a professional basketball ready makeup to his new team when he boards his plane and makes the 4,384-mile journey from the Windy City to Lausanne. ...

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 5, 2018


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

Will Adix-Zin be a win for the Blue Demons? The DePaul University athletic department announced this afternoon that it has named former star Blue Demon student athlete Tracie Adix-Zins as its new head softball coach. She will replace Eugene Lenti after the veteran coach of 37 seasons retired in a...

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

July 2, 2018


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

The Women's Professional Basketball League (abbreviated WBL) existed for three seasons from 1978 until 1981. Recently, it re-entered collective consciousness when the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn. recognized the league as "Trailblazers of the Game" at the hall's 2018 induction...

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Shane Rene and Ben Conboy

June 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

The long and celebrated career of DePaul softball head coach Eugene Lenti — the brother of Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto — came to a sudden end over the weekend, according to sources close to the athletic department and DePaul’s Office of Public Relations and Communication (OPRC). In addition to Lent...

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Greenwood Named Google Cloud Academic All-American

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon softball player Morgan Greenwood now has an exclamation point to conclude her school year on. On Monday, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced that they had selected the Blue Demons third baseman and catcher to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America...

Strus is no longer on the loose; announces return to DePaul after declaring for NBA draft

Strus is no longer on the loose; announces return to DePaul after declaring for NBA draft

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A key piece in the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball puzzle has decided to return to Lincoln Park for his senior season. After declaring for the NBA draft at the end of March but not signing with an agent which opened up the possibility for a return to the college basketball ranks, Blue Demon star...

Athletics needs to stop hiding

Athletics needs to stop hiding

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

I would like to expel a somewhat popular myth. Last week, a reader posted a comment on The DePaulia’s story about Romeo Weems’ stunning commitment to the Blue Demons last Tuesday afternoon that began, “And I’m sure the DePaulia folks are mad about this...” I’ve heard and seen this sentim...

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...

DePaul secures NCAA Tournament berth with title game win over Creighton

DePaul secures NCAA Tournament berth with title game win over Creighton

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

May 12, 2018


Filed under 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 their...

Greenwood honored as CoSIDA Academic All-District

Greenwood honored as CoSIDA Academic All-District

May 11, 2018


Filed under Softball, Women's Sports

You can do both. Standout DePaul Blue Demon catcher and third baseman Morgan Greenwood earned a spot on the 2018 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Google Cloud Academic All-District Softball First Team for District 5. With this designation under her belt, Greenwood is now eligible...

Blue Demon tennis places six on All-Big East teams

Blue Demon tennis places six on All-Big East teams

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Tennis, Tennis, Women's Sports

It was raining down All-Big East honors in Chicago Monday. The Big East Conference announced their All-Big East teams for this season and between the men's and women's tennis programs, the Blue Demons placed six athletes on that list. On the women's side, seniors Keisha Clousing and Patricia Lancranjan...

Softball drops final home game, clinch Big East regular season title

Softball drops final home game, clinch Big East regular season title

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Women's Sports

Drizzling rain on Wednesday afternoon cleared out Cacciatore Stadium for a 40-minute delay in the third inning and the mood remained DePaul (30-15, 12-3 Big East) competing against the Northwestern Wildcats (33-14, 13-6 Big Ten), as the Blue Demons dropped their final regular season home game 7-3. Si...

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