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Rotroff back after suffering gruesome knee injury

Rotroff back after suffering gruesome knee injury

Pat McTiernan | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 At 6 foot 10 inches, Duquesne forward Austin Rotroff continues to bring his tenacity and work ethic to the hardwood for his teammates and third-year coach Keith Dambrot. Now in his second year on campus, Rotroff was thrilled to hear he had been cleared to play two […]

Sincere Carry to honor close friend with new jersey number

Sincere Carry to honor close friend with new jersey number

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Oct. 10, 2019 Duquesne’s basketball history, dating back more than one century, has been graced with the likes of numerous great players. 2019 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Chuck Cooper was a Duke from 1946-1950, while Sihugo Green averaged a double-double in 1954-55, helping the program to a […]

Bradshaw thriving in new position, system

Bradshaw thriving in new position, system

David Borne | Staff Writer April 11, 2019 With a new coaching staff in charge, junior Rilee Bradshaw wasn’t quite sure what adjustments would be made to her role on the lacrosse field. Heading into the season, first-year head coach Corrine Desrosiers shifted Bradshaw from midfielder to an attacker’s role. Through the first 12 games […]

Dual-sport Taylor relinquishes one dream for another

Dual-sport Taylor relinquishes one dream for another

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Feb. 28, 2019 Kellon Taylor arrived at Duquesne in 2016 tasked with the sports-lover’s ultimate fantasy: Compete dually for separate NCAA Division I athletic teams. Instead of heading to a FBS-level institution on a football-only scholarship, or giving up football for basketball altogether somewhere else, Taylor opted for the Bluff, […]

James Ellis adapting well to life on the Bluff

James Ellis adapting well to life on the Bluff

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Feb. 7, 2019 Although he’s ineligible to practice or play with the Duquesne men’s basketball team this season, James Ellis is very much a part of the team. He may even be the team’s biggest fan. A 6-foot-11 freshman, Ellis was academically ineligible coming out of high school, but will […]

Duquesne grads earn Cup rings as Capitals employees

Duquesne grads earn Cup rings as Capitals employees

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/25/2018 As most Pittsburghers may prefer to forget, the NHL’s Washington Capitals captured their first Stanley Cup title in franchise history this past summer, topping the Penguins in the Eastern Conference semifinals in the process. The championship-starved city of D.C. celebrated the victory enthusiastically in the weeks following the Caps’ […]

Duquesne MBB players dish on NBA allegiances

Duquesne MBB players dish on NBA allegiances

Adam Lindner & David Borne | The Duquesne Duke 10/18/2018 Following months without NBA action, the Association finally returns this week. Some of DU’s biggest NBA fans — men’s basketball players — talked about what they’re most excited to see during the new season As of Tuesday evening, the NBA season is underway, with fans […]

WBB guard Aho set to return to court following meniscus tear

WBB guard Aho set to return to court following meniscus tear

David Borne | Staff Writer 09/27/2018 Heading into what was supposed to have been her sophomore season in 2017, Duquesne women’s basketball guard Nina Aho turned heads during training sessions. In fact, Aho looked so comfortable on the court that head coach Dan Burt admits she was in line to earn a starting role. But, […]

Dambrot, Randall II finally team up at DU

Dambrot, Randall II finally team up at DU

After years of recruiting efforts on Dambrot’s part and a timely transfer from the University of Memphis,  player and coach will finally see the floor together in 2018 Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 After spending his first three collegiate seasons at UNC Greensboro from 2009-12, Youngstown, Ohio, native Kyle Randall transferred to Central Michigan […]

New DU football transfer reunites with a familiar HS target

New DU football transfer reunites with a familiar HS target

David Borne | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Despite growing up in Florida, Daniel Parr has always been a passionate Pittsburgh sports fan. The Florida Atlantic transfer can often be seen donning black and gold, and cherishes memories of the Steelers XLIII victory and recent back-to-back Penguins Stanley Cup runs. This upcoming fall, Parr will have the […]

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