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Five up, five down

Five up, five down

Amber Colón, Editor-in-chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The 2018 softball season has begun on a high note, with the Blue Demons finishing 5-0 at the Total Control Sports Invitational on Sunday at the Dome in Rosemont. With plans to beat a snowy commute to the ballpark on Friday morning, the team stayed in Rosemont on Thursday night. They rang in the three-d...

The controversy continues

The controversy continues

Dirce Toca, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

Multiple professional sports teams, colleges and even high schools have taken heat in recent years for their use of Native American imagery. The controversy and protests center around the use of caricatures, nicknames and logos that people perceive as offensive. As the Cleveland Indians announced that they...

Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team practices again at McGrath-Phillips Arena they may present a fire hazard at the facility because the team is on such a hot streak right now. With a 73-72 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (9-17; 2-13) in Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon, the Blue Demons...

Tyger Campbell off to UCLA

Tyger Campbell off to UCLA

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul shot their shot, it rattled around the rim a few times, hung at the front of the rim for an excruciating moment, but ultimately fell harmlessly to the floor. The Tyger Campbell recruitment saga is over, and the four-star point guard from La Lumiere School in La Porte, Indiana. announced on...

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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

Coming off an important win against Marquette, DePaul (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday night in a decisive 77-67 home victory over Creighton (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to keep them on top in conference play. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Blue Demons shot ...

Butler bashes DePaul 80-57

Butler bashes DePaul 80-57

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Basketball is often a game of runs, and when a game concludes it’s usually easy to point to one particular run that allowed one team to prevail over the other. In an 80-57 victory by the Butler Bulldogs (17-7; 7-4 Big East) over the DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8 Big East) at Hinkle Fieldhouse Satu...

Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Basketball is often a game of runs, and when a game concludes it's usually easy to point to one particular run that allowed one team to prevail over the other. In an 80-57 victory by the Butler Bulldogs (17-7; 7-4) over the DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8) at Hinkle Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon, it...

Commentary: What comes first: energetic students or good basketball?

Commentary: What comes first: energetic students or good basketball?

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

There’s good news for DePaul’s men’s basketball program: student attendance is up 165 percent on average at Wintrust Arena compared to last season at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, according to DePaul’s athletic department. But according to the laws of mathematics — and the state of Blue Demon...

Women’s basketball locks in for the final stretch

Women’s basketball locks in for the final stretch

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A season that started with a loss to Northern Colorado, has been filled with peaks and valleys since that has DePaul (15-6; 7-2 Big East) poised for a late season run as they hope to win their fifth consecutive Big East regular season title. The season started with the Blue Demons losing graduate tra...

Pirates attack Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon

Pirates attack Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon

January 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Riding a wave of momentum after a 74-73 win at Georgetown on Wednesday night, the DePaul Blue Demons (9-11; 2-6) return to Wintrust Arena Sunday at 3 p.m. to defend their home turf against the Seton Hall Pirates (15-5; 4-3). With the win on Wednesday, the Blue Demons have matched their conference...

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Georgetown

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Georgetown

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Eight games into an 18-game Big East Conference slate and the DePaul Blue Demons already have matched their conference win total (two) from a season ago. On Wednesday night, the Blue Demons (9-11; 2-6 Big East) beat the Georgetown Hoyas (13-7; 3-6 Big East) 74-73 at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C....

Blue Demons look to contain Hoyas’ big men at Georgetown Wednesday

Blue Demons look to contain Hoyas’ big men at Georgetown Wednesday

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When the Georgetown Hoyas took down the DePaul Blue Demons 90-81 at Wintrust Arena on Jan. 2, it was the Jessie Govan and Marcus Derrickson show. They combined for 49 points and 19 rebounds as the Blue Demons couldn't find a defensive solution against Georgetown's powerful frontcourt. The Blue Demo...

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