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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 […]

Swim coach Sheets gratified by first championship

Swim coach Sheets gratified by first championship

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 03/01/2018 The Duquesne swimming & diving program won its first-ever Atlantic 10 title on Saturday, Feb. 17 in Geneva, Ohio, at SPIRE Institute, where it outscored seven-time defending champion Richmond 567-558. The Duke spoke with 17-year swimming head coach Dave Sheets following his program’s championship victory. Portions of the conversation […]

Freshman bowler Farwell continues to shine

Freshman bowler Farwell continues to shine

David Borne | Staff Writer 02/08/2018 It’s only the program’s second year, but the Duquesne bowling team has quickly put together a roster capable of competing with the best that the nation has to offer. Head coach Jody Fetterhoff returned six players this season from the original seven that came to Duquesne as members of […]

MBB frosh Williams Jr. continues to impress

MBB frosh Williams Jr. continues to impress

David Borne | Staff Writer 12/07/2017 Since the 1978-79 season, there have only been two Duquesne freshmen to post three double-doubles in their first six NCAA games: Dukes all-time great Bruce Atkins and freshman Eric Williams Jr. Coming into the season, Williams wasn’t a name that many Atlantic 10 basketball fans were too familiar with. […]

Soph. Yankello eager as indoor T&F season begins

Soph. Yankello eager as indoor T&F season begins

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 12/07/2017 On Dec. 1 at the Watson and Tressel Training Site in Youngstown, Ohio, the Duquesne women’s track & field team began its 2017-18 indoor season at the Youngstown State Icebreaker. In the team’s only competition versus another Division I opponent before Christmas break, the Dukes notched five first-place finishes, […]

76ers’ McConnell’s roots reach back to the Bluff

76ers’ McConnell’s roots reach back to the Bluff

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 For years, the Pittsburgh area has been known for the vast amount of top football prospects it produces. The city has put out a ton of wrestling talent, as well. However, one sport’s protégés that are often overlooked in Pittsburgh are basketball recruits. A number of talented hoopers have […]

Castro-Caneddy set on succeeding in final year at Duquesne

Castro-Caneddy set on succeeding in final year at Duquesne

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/09/2017 Rarely will an amateur player claim to modeling their game after a player as low key, mellow and fundamentally-sound as former NBA guard Andre Miller, who boasts a career 2.73 assist-to-turnover ratio while managing to shoot only .217 from 3-point range. Even more unique are players that are able […]