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MBB’s Mike Hughes among national leaders in blocks

MBB’s Mike Hughes among national leaders in blocks

David Borne | Sports Editor It takes the perfect balance of aggression and discipline to block a shot. The defender must find a way to bring a sufficient amount of force to shutdown a shot attempt, but needs to remain calm enough to not be whistled for a foul. Duquesne’s Mike Hughes has mastered that […]

Former WBB standout Conor Richardson adjusting well to coaching role

Former WBB standout Conor Richardson adjusting well to coaching role

James Leo | Staff Writer Jan. 23, 2019 You may have noticed a familiar face on the Duquesne bench this season. Conor Richardson, who finished her playing days as a Duke in 2019, joined the women’s basketball staff as a graduate assistant for the 2019-20 season. For those unfamiliar with Richardson’s amazing stats, she averaged […]

Men’s basketball beats Fordham, 58-56, in overtime

Men’s basketball beats Fordham, 58-56, in overtime

James Leo | Staff Writer Jan. 16, 2019 Heading into Wednesday’s game, the Dukes were 10th in the nation in opponent 3-point field goal percentage, at just over 27%. This didn’t seem to matter once the game tipped off on Wednesday night. Duquesne pulled out a 58-56 win over the Fordham Rams on Wednesday Night […]

Basketball teams doing their job, students need to show support

Basketball teams doing their job, students need to show support

David Borne | Sports Editor Jan. 16, 2020 Through the first half of the 2019-20 college basketball slate, Duquesne fans have had plenty to cheer about. Coach Dan Burt and the women’s team are piecing together yet another strong year and hold an 11-6 record to start the season. While the women’s team has gotten […]

Uneventful winter suggests another disappointing summer for Pirates

Uneventful winter suggests another disappointing summer for Pirates

Victor Decolongon / Getty Images | Pirates’ outfielder Bryan Reynolds is congratulated by his teammates in the dugout. Reynolds finished the 2018 season with 154 hits. Dom Ferro | Staff Writer Jan. 16, 2019 Major changes were made in the Pirates clubhouse immediately after their disappointing conclusion to the 2019 season. The Pirates that we […]

Dukes move to 7-0 for first time since 1979-80

Dukes move to 7-0 for first time since 1979-80

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Dec. 5, 2019 The Duquesne men’s basketball team returned to the hardwood for the first time since Nov. 24 on Wednesday evening, topping the Virginia Military Institute Keydets, 71-58, at La Roche University’s Kerr Fitness Center. Junior center Mike Hughes led the team’s efforts with 23 points — a new […]

WBB tops Akron, unbeaten in last six games

WBB tops Akron, unbeaten in last six games

David Borne | Sports Editor Dec. 5, 2019 Just over a minute into Wednesday afternoon’s game against Akron, Duquesne guard Nina Aho buried a three-point jumper to get the Dukes on the board. The deep-ball from Aho was the first of many for her squad. The Dukes would go on to knock down a program-record […]

New leadership looks to bring Pirates back to relevance

New leadership looks to bring Pirates back to relevance

Jason Mignanelli | Staff Writer Dec. 5, 2019 As the Pittsburgh Steelers are enjoying one of their most exciting seasons to date and Mike Tomlin is arguably the NFL’s coach of the year, it is difficult to care about what is happening in the other stadium over on the North Shore. Only the truest and […]

Men’s basketball taking 3-0 record to Bahamas

Men’s basketball taking 3-0 record to Bahamas

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 21, 2019 Year three of the Keith Dambrot era is off to a promising start. After a win against Lipscomb, the Dukes stand at 3-0. It was an ugly affair, as the teams went a combined 1 for 40 on three-pointers. Nevertheless, Dambrot’s team pulled away in the second […]

Jason Mignanelli | Staff Writer Nov. 21, 2019 If you actually watched the entire Steelers game on Thursday night and did not shut the TV off in disgust, then you were treated to one of the most bizarre fights in the history of the NFL. With approximately eight seconds remaining in the game, the Steelers […]

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