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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 […]

MLB offseason rumors overshadowed by Astros scandal

MLB offseason rumors overshadowed by Astros scandal

Jack Breen | Staff Writer Nov. 21, 2019 It has been a rough start to the offseason for the Houston Astros. It began by losing the championship when Daniel Hudson struck out Michael Brantley in Game 7 of the World Series. Since then, it has all gone downhill throughout the organization. Houston had already been […]

Kaepernick still hoping to land NFL roster spot

Kaepernick still hoping to land NFL roster spot

Jonathan Yan | Staff Writer Nov. 21, 2019 We all have heard something about the incident that happened on Aug. 26, 2016, when the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, refused to stand when the Star-Spangled Banner was played before their preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. This started the fuel that transmits the […]

Duquesne MBB on track to take the next step

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 During the 2016-17 college basketball season — my freshman year at Duquesne — the men’s basketball program was in shambles, save for the play of talented freshmen Mike Lewis II and Isiaha Mike. The Dukes would begin that season with an exhibition loss to Division II opponent […]

New look WBB finding footing in non-conference play

New look WBB finding footing in non-conference play

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 While the roster has changed quite a bit and so has the logo on their uniforms, expectations for Duquesne’s women’s basketball program have remained the same. The bar is set high and head Coach Dan Burt hopes to turn heads in the Atlantic 10 once again. The […]

Former WBB star Agunbiade lands G-League coaching gig

Former WBB star Agunbiade lands G-League coaching gig

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 Basketball has taken Wumi Agunbiade all over the world.  Between multiple stops in Pittsburgh and playing professionally in Germany, Italy and Romania, the Pickering, Ontario native has traveled the globe to chase her dreams as a player and coach. Now as a junior coach for Raptors 905, […]

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