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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 […]

Freshman Kratholm balances basketball, bio-med

Freshman Kratholm balances basketball, bio-med

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/09/2017 Hailing from a basketball-mad state and having attended one of the top training centers in the world, freshman forward and biomedical engineering major Nicholas Kratholm is looking to make an immediate impact on the Duquesne men’s basketball team this season. Kratholm comes from Louisville, Kentucky, and grew up in […]

Vojinovic finds home away from home at Duquesne

Vojinovic finds home away from home at Duquesne

Bryanna McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor 11/09/2017 When Julijana Vojinovic first arrived in the United States, she felt like she was in a movie thanks to culture shock. The junior guard for Duquesne’s women’s basketball team came to the U.S. on Aug. 15, 2015, all the way from her hometown of Cacak, Serbia. While she […]

MLB veteran pitcher fond of time spent at Duquesne

MLB veteran pitcher fond of time spent at Duquesne

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/26/2017 From 1951 to 2010, Duquesne University fielded a varsity baseball team, last competing at the Division I level in the Atlantic 10 Conference before the program folded in the spring of 2010 alongside men’s swimming, wrestling and golf. During that span, plenty of great ballplayers represented the Red & […]

Jr. Katie O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

Jr. Katie O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/12/17 ‘Never give up.’ It’s a simple three-word phrase that Katie O’Connor has heard for years that perfectly encapsulates her style of play. During game action, the junior refuses to give up on a play, her efforts consistently leading to scoring chances for herself and for fellow teammates. After netting […]

Senior Kylie Isaacs shatters DU tennis records

Senior Kylie Isaacs shatters DU tennis records

David Borne | Staff Writer 09/28/17 The month of September has been one to remember for Kylie Isaacs. The senior etched her name at the top of the Duquesne women’s tennis record books over the course of consecutive weekends this month. She is now the program’s all-time leader in overall wins (148) and wins in […]

Women’s soccer’s Lauren Bell named A-10 Rookie of the Week

Women’s soccer’s Lauren Bell named A-10 Rookie of the Week

David Borne | Staff Writer Often times, it takes freshman athletes a while to really get rolling in their first collegiate season. That’s not the case for Lauren Bell, a freshman striker whose offensive skills have bolstered an already strong attack for Duquesne women’s soccer head coach Al Alvine. Bell, a Hermitage, Pennsylvania, native, has […]

Grad. transfer QB Stuart appreciative of protection O-line provides

Grad. transfer QB Stuart appreciative of protection O-line provides

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor In a world that has come to glorify loud, self-promoting individuals, humility is becoming increasingly more infrequent within several arenas, one being organized sports. However, in rare, refreshing cases, the recipient goes out of their way to praise those around them who have been instrumental to their success, opting to […]