The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

DePaul sophomore forward Liam Mullins battles for control of the soccer ball against NIU on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Wish Field. Mullins scored over 100 points in his high school career.

DePaul Men’s Soccer finishes spring season on high note, looks forward to fall

Olivia Waletzke, Contributing Writer May 5, 2024

Following the win of the Chicago Cup, DePaul Men’s Soccer has completed its spring season with high hopes for the fall. With a new team dynamic and back-to-back victories, the Blue Demons found themselves...

What Messi’s arrival could mean for Soldier Field, Chicago Fire

What Messi’s arrival could mean for Soldier Field, Chicago Fire

Sarina Singh, Contributing Writer October 22, 2023

The Chicago Fire’s Oct. 4 match against Inter Miami CF drew the largest crowd in club history with 62,124 attendees. This record-breaking attendance at Soldier Field can most likely be accredited to...

Rachel Krasowski, DePaul women’s volleyball libero and senior, holds two mini volleyballs to her eyes at the Sept. 7 game against Northern Illinois University. Before playing, the volleyball team threw mini volleyballs into the crowd.

2023 fall sports preview: What to look for, what to expect

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor September 10, 2023

DePaul’s fall sports had one of their most impressive recruiting summers on paper. As students return to campus, they are realizing the potential for a historic fall season. DePaul volleyball finished...

Tanto Raúl Jimenez como la selección Mexicana de fútbol han enfrentado una temporada marcada por profundas desilusiones.

Opinión – El equipo mexicano camino a otro fracaso en el Mundial de Fútbol

Santiago Gonzalez Tijerina, La DePaulia Sports Editor August 21, 2022

Aún recuerdo la euforia que sentí cuando Giovani Dos Santos marcó ese gol. El 29 de junio, en la copa del mundo de Brasil 2014, parecía que México iba a eliminar a Países Bajos y avanzaría al quinto...

DePaul senior Sydney Parker scraps for a ball during Saturdays game.

Women’s soccer breaks scoreless streak with rout of Eastern Illinois

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

In front of alumni and former teammates, DePaul women’s soccer soared in a 3-0 over Eastern Illinois University on Saturday at Wish Field. Before the game, the Blue Demons were coming off four straight...

DePaul mens basketball head coach Tony Stubblefield during his introductory press conference.

Soccer seniors reminisce on final season

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor June 6, 2021

The final whistle was blown for the DePaul men’s and women’s soccer teams on April 2 and April 4, respectively — both against Creighton. The final whistle is also set to be blown soon and bring to...

 The Chicago Red Stars are getting ready to welcome fans back into SeatGeek Stadium for limited capacity.

Chicago Fire, Red Stars welcome some fans back into stadiums a year after playing behind closed doors

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor May 2, 2021

Chicago soccer fans will get to enjoy seeing their favorite teams in person this summer as both the Chicago Red Stars and Chicago Fire will allow a limited number of fans in their stadiums.  The National...

Big East commissioner Val Ackerman

Big East moves to conference-only schedule for fall sports

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief July 16, 2020

The Big East announced on Thursday that they are canceling all non-conference games for the fall season. But the earliest the Big East will begin its conference season is in October, a source confirmed...

The empty Allianz Arena is seen prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt in Munich, Germany, Saturday, May 23, 2020.

COVID-19 has disrupted international sports tournaments that were going to take place in the summer

Sahil Gujarati May 23, 2020

UEFA convened a telephone call featuring its major stakeholders back on March 14 to plan European football's response to the coronavirus. The governing body's 55 member associations, the EU Club Association,...

Source: Bloomberg

Wish Field struggles with attendance due to lack of soccer culture

Bella Michaels April 29, 2019

A late, brilliant goal is blasted into the upright corner net. As the player celebrates his winning goal, his teammates rush over to him one by one and he pauses. He looks over to the sunlit stands, as...

Only 10,439 people were in attendance for the Chicago Fire game against the Vancouver Whitecaps on April 12 at SeatGeek stadium.

COMMENTARY: Moving to Soldier Field will make or break the Fire

Connor McEleney April 22, 2019

The Chicago Fire are irrelevant in the greater Chicago sports landscape. If the Bears and Cubs are garish hydrangeas, the Fire are dead tulips in the back corner of the garden. They haven’t bloomed...

Cerny hits home stretch of time at DePaul

Jacqueline Brennan, Contributing Writer October 15, 2018

Senior year is closing in fast, and as Franny Cerny laces up her cleats and begins to pump up her team, she knows that she left it all on the field and wouldn’t change her time on the DePaul...

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