Sports

Cancellations cut spring athletes’ seasons, careers, short

Cancellations cut spring athletes’ seasons, careers, short

David Borne | Sports Editor March 19, 2020 On March 11, senior Rilee Bradshaw and her Duquesne lacrosse teammates walked off of Rooney Field after posting a 25-2 win over Akron. Just a day later, the Atlantic 10 announced that all remaining spring sports competitions and championships would be canceled due to coronavirus concerns. “Never […]

HEBDA: March doesn’t feel right without hoops

HEBDA: March doesn’t feel right without hoops

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer March 19, 2020 As we find ourselves in the midst of an international crisis, life has changed in ways previously unimaginable for many of us. Case in point, there are no sports to watch. We have seen lockouts and weather postponements, but cancellation and indefinite suspension is unprecedented territory for […]

Men’s basketball loses final regular season game

Men’s basketball loses final regular season game

3/12/2020 Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Duquesne faltered in its final game of the regular season, losing to Richmond, 73-62. The Dukes entered the night with their hopes of a coveted double-bye in the Atlantic 10 Tournament still alive. Those hopes were shot down by 29 missed field goals and 15 missed free throws. Duquesne […]

Swimming and Diving finishes third at A-10 Championship

Swimming and Diving finishes third at A-10 Championship

James Leo | Staff Writer Feb. 27, 2020 The Duquesne women’s swimming and diving team secured a third place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship held on Feb. 19-22, marking their sixth straight top-three finish at the Conference Championship. The Dukes also broke several school records in the process. The Dukes scored a total of […]

Women’s basketball beats Fordham on Senior Night

Women’s basketball beats Fordham on Senior Night

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 27, 2020 After a tough loss to George Washington on Saturday, Duquesne’s women’s basketball found a way to right the ship against Fordham on Tuesday at the UPMC Events Center. Tuesday’s game was Duquesne’s Senior Night, and Angela Stafileno, Nina Aho and Paige Cannon were honored in a ceremony before […]

Penguins locked and loaded after trade deadline

Penguins locked and loaded after trade deadline

  Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Feb. 27, 2020 Penguins fans have become accustomed to bold moves by Jim Rutherford, so there was plenty of anticipation leading up to this week’s NHL trade deadline, which was on at 3 p.m. on Feb. 24. It did not disappoint. Rutherford made three moves involving NHL players, with […]

Second half effort leads WBB to win over Rhode Island

Second half effort leads WBB to win over Rhode Island

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 20, 2020 Facing a 40-31 deficit at halftime, Duquesne’s women’s basketball recognized that a serious attitude adjustment needed to be made. The Dukes started the game flat and turned the ball over 11 times in the first two quarters. A dominant showing in the third quarter brought the Dukes […]

Dambrot acknowledges progress, not satisfied just yet

Dambrot acknowledges progress, not satisfied just yet

  James Leo | Staff Writer Feb. 20, 2020 The Duquesne men’s basketball team is making a statement this year. Regardless of how their season concludes, the team is here to stay. Head Coach Keith Dambrot is focused on establishing a winning culture at Duquesne, and he has a great opportunity to do just that. […]

MLB not doing enough to punish Houston Astros

MLB not doing enough to punish Houston Astros

Dom Ferro | Staff Columnist Feb. 20, 2020 On Nov. 12, 2019 Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich of The Athletic dropped a bombshell story detailing the Houston Astros illegal use of stealing signs of opposing teams. In their home games the 2017 World Series champion Astros used a real-time camera system to relay information to their […]

Women’s lacrosse beats Canisius, 11-10, in home opener

Women’s lacrosse beats Canisius, 11-10, in home opener

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 13, 20120 Wednesday afternoon’s lacrosse home opener wasn’t gorgeous in any sense. Snow, sleet and rain led to a sloppy game. Both the Dukes and Canisius turned the ball over 26 times, respectively. Despite Duquesne’s struggles to set up solid scoring opportunities, the Dukes grinded out a 11-10 win […]

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