Sports

With core intact, WLAX looks to take next step

With core intact, WLAX looks to take next step

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The core of the team and the aspirations for Duquesne women’s lacrosse have stayed very much the same, although the leadership has undergone big changes in the offseason. “Really, the expectation is the same,” first-year head coach Lisa Evans said. “[Atlantic] 10 tournament, advancing in the tournament and kind […]

Lewis II powers Duquesne past UMass with 31 points

Lewis II powers Duquesne past UMass with 31 points

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor A promising outing from freshmen Mike Lewis II and Isiaha Mike, who combined for a monstrous 54 points, provided Duquesne with a much-needed victory to end an agonizing eight-game losing streak. Mike Lewis II had a career-high 31 points, the second-most ever for a Duquesne freshman, and the […]

Wayne excelling on both court, track

Wayne excelling on both court, track

By Andrew White | Staff Writer Between school and extracurricular activities, it is not often that you see a two-sport athlete in college, but freshman Liz Wayne elected to take the challenge and is thriving as a student-(dual) athlete at Duquesne University. Wayne serves as the middle hitter for the volleyball team in the fall […]

Senior night signals go-time for Duquesne WBB

Senior night signals go-time for Duquesne WBB

By David Borne | Staff Writer With less than two weeks before the Atlantic 10 Tournament, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball team improved its conference record to 7-6 with a dominant 70-51 win over Virginia Commonwealth University on Sunday at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Sunday afternoon’s matchup was Senior Day for Duquesne. Prior to the […]

NHL taking steps toward inclusion with new marketing campaign

NHL taking steps toward inclusion with new marketing campaign

By Bry McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor In February, the NHL is putting down its fists and opening its arms to remind the world that “Hockey Is For Everyone.” The NHL, the players’ association and all 30 franchises teamed up with the “You Can Play” Project—a nonprofit focused on supporting the LGBTQ+ community and fighting […]

Men’s tennis sweeps weekend to get back in win column

Men’s tennis sweeps weekend to get back in win column

By Andrew White | Staff Writer The Duquesne University men’s tennis team snapped a four match skid with a 5-2 victory over local Division III foe Carnegie Mellon University on Friday, Feb. 3 at the Alpha Tennis and Fitness Center. The win was the Dukes’ first of the season. Even though Carnegie Mellon plays at […]

Duquesne women’s tennis falls to Pitt, defeats Saint Joe’s

Duquesne women’s tennis falls to Pitt, defeats Saint Joe’s

By David Borne | Staff Writer This past weekend was a big one for the Duquesne Dukes women’s tennis team, as it featured a match against the rival Pittsburgh Panthers along with its first Atlantic 10 match of the season against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks. The Red & Blue began the weekend with Pittsburgh at […]

Newest ‘30 for 30’ looks back at the catastrophic XFL

Newest ‘30 for 30’ looks back at the catastrophic XFL

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor In the latest installment of ESPN’s “30 for 30” documentary series, film director Charlie Ebersol takes a look back at perhaps the biggest blunder in the history of professional sports. The now-defunct XFL, created to provide football fans with an alternative to the traditionally conservative and hypocritical NFL, […]

The race to the Stanley Cup Playoffs is officially taking off

The race to the Stanley Cup Playoffs is officially taking off

By Bry McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor There are only two months left until the NHL’s top 16 teams begin the battle for the oldest, most coveted trophy in all of sports — the Stanley Cup. As things start to heat up in the quest for a chance to lift Lord Stanley, let’s look back […]

Isaacs surging closer to Duquesne’s all-time wins record

Isaacs surging closer to Duquesne’s all-time wins record

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Take a glimpse into Duquesne University’s women’s tennis record book, and you will find the name Kylie Isaacs scattered all over the place. In just the beginning stages of her junior season, Isaacs has already secured her spot as one of the best tennis players to ever represent Duquesne. […]

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