Football

Preview: Dukes football heads to Sacred Heart

Preview: Dukes football heads to Sacred Heart

David Borne | Sports Editor Oct. 17, 2019 The 2018 NEC co-champions will go head-to-head this weekend, as the Duquesne Dukes (3-2, 1-0) take on the Sacred Heart Pioneers (3-3, 1-1) on Saturday. Last season, the Dukes grabbed a 28-24 win against Sacred Heart. This matchup will likely play a major role in deciding who […]

Football beats NEC newcomer LIU in conference opener

Football beats NEC newcomer LIU in conference opener

James Leo | Staff Writer Oct. 10, 2019 Picked as the preseason favorites to win the NEC, the Duquesne football team (3-2, 1-0) opened up conference play with a strong win over Long Island. If Duquesne finishes atop the NEC (they are currently tied for first), they could earn a spot in the FCS Playoffs. […]

Football beats Dayton, heads to UNH

Football beats Dayton, heads to UNH

Jack Breen | Staff Writer Sept. 26, 2019 After a 20-point loss to Youngstown State, the Dukes managed to pull off a win at Dayton this past Saturday by a score of 35-31. This win was Duquesne’s fourth consecutive victory against the Flyers. Mark Allen led the team in rushing with 201 scrimmage yards and […]

Duquesne football dominant in opener

Duquesne football dominant in opener

Dom Ferro | Staff Writer Sept. 12, 2019 The Duquesne football team won their 12th straight home opener against the Walsh Cavaliers in a full showcase of the Dukes on Saturday evening. The Dukes won in convincing fashion, 44-3, to start the season undefeated at 1-0. The last time Duquesne took the field was in […]

Former Duquesne linebacker signs with Steelers

Former Duquesne linebacker signs with Steelers

David Borne | Sports Editor August 22, 2019 When Duquesne football fans tune in to an upcoming Pittsburgh Steelers preseason game, they will probably recognize a familiar face on the defensive side of the field. Former Dukes standout linebacker, Christian Kuntz, signed with the Steelers earlier this month and is battling for a spot on […]

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer May 2, 2019 Duquesne football’s season may have ended in December, but the program continues to enjoy the effects of an unprecedented season on the Bluff. A year after a crushing loss to Central Connecticut State in the de facto NEC Championship game in 2017, the program responded with a […]

Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Nov. 29, 2018 Duquesne’s football team did something on Saturday, Nov. 24 that it had never done before — win an NCAA FCS playoff game. It did it in dominant fashion, too, topping No. 16 Towson, 31-10, thanks in large part to some 31 unanswered points, 28 of them coming […]

Dukes, Blue Devils set for NEC Championship rematch

Dukes, Blue Devils set for NEC Championship rematch

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/15/2018 Just over one year ago, the Duquesne football team welcomed NEC foe Central Connecticut State to Rooney Field. Both teams were 4-0 in-conference at the time of the meeting, and since each of the remaining teams in the seven-team league already had at least two losses, the Nov. 11, […]

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/18/2018 The Duquesne football team snapped a two-game skid on Oct. 13 and ran to its first Northeast Conference victory of the 2018 season in the process, when it beat the visiting Robert Morris Colonials, 48-24, at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. Junior tailback A.J. Hines and senior defensive back […]

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Oct. 11, 2018 The word “homecoming” is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the return of a group of people usually on a special occasion to a place formerly frequented or regarded as home,” and especially as “an annual celebration for alumni at a high school, college, or university — often used […]

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