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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 […]

Dukes jump out to early lead, but fall at Hawaii

Dukes jump out to early lead, but fall at Hawaii

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/27/2018 The Duquesne football team jumped out to an exciting 14-0 early lead against FBS foe Hawaii on Saturday, Sept. 22, but would eventually fall to the host Rainbow Warriors, 42-21, thanks in large part to 35 unanswered points. The Dukes managed to force their opponent into making several mishaps […]

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 On Aug. 25, the Duquesne football team traveled about 500 miles northeast of the Bluff to Amherst, Massachusetts, where it faced the Massachusetts Minutemen. The game, a 63-15 DU loss, was Duquesne’s second-ever contest against a FBS opponent, with the first coming in 2014 at Buffalo. The Minutemen, led […]

Duquesne tops Lock Haven 45-0 in home opener

Duquesne tops Lock Haven 45-0 in home opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Sept. 1, 2018 For the first time since a 37-21 win over Sacred Heart on Oct. 28, the Duquesne football team left the field victorious on Saturday afternoon, trouncing Division II opponent Lock Haven 45-0 at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. The Dukes moved to 1-1 following the win. The […]

UMass decimates DU in football opener; Lock Haven next

UMass decimates DU in football opener; Lock Haven next

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 08/30/2018 On Aug. 25, the Duquesne football team traveled to Amherst, Massachusetts, to begin its regular season against the Massachusetts Minutemen. The 5:35 p.m. ET kickoff signaled the official return of Division I college football across the country. The game also marked only the second time in Duquesne program history […]

Page 7 Sidebar — Aug. 30, 2018

Upcoming DU Athletic Events — — The A.J. Palumbo Center will host the annual Duquesne Volleyball Invitational this weekend, with matches being held Fri., Aug. 31, and Sat., Sept. 1. Duquesne (1-1) plays Bowling Green at 11 a.m. Friday, UNLV at 7 p.m. Friday, and Youngstown State at 3 p.m. Saturday.  — The volleyball team travels to […]

Starting QB still undecided ahead of UMass game

Starting QB still undecided ahead of UMass game

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 08/23/2018 For the first time since a 38-29 loss to Bryant on Nov. 18, the Duquesne University football team will take to the field on Aug. 25, when it will face the Massachusetts Minutemen in Amherst, Mass. What’s certain is that UMass, a Division I Football Bowl Subdivision member, represents […]

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