Football

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 […]

2017-18 Duke Awards

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 The Duke recognizes remarkable Duquesne players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year in the third annual Duke Awards. Men’s Team of the Year: Football If it weren’t for a gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to Central Connecticut State on Nov. 11, the Duquesne football team would be celebrating its […]

Duquesne football recruit Jake Collins faces second theft charge in one week

Duquesne football recruit Jake Collins faces another theft charge just days after he was charged with stealing firearms and jewelry from a Palm Beach County (Florida) sheriff’s deputy’s home, and then pawning some of the items to nearby shops. Collins is now being accused of stealing from a home near his own that has been […]

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/18/2018 A Duquesne football recruit was arrested on several charges on Monday, April 16, in his hometown of Lake Worth, Florida, including one count of armed burglary and three counts of grand theft of a firearm, among others. Jake Collins, an 18-year-old, signed to join Duquesne as a member of […]

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 […]

Duquesne’s 2018 football slate includes two FBS opponents

Duquesne’s 2018 football slate includes two FBS opponents

Drew White | Staff Writer 03/15/2018 The Duquesne Dukes officially announced their 2018 football schedule this past week, and after a few tweaks were made to it on March 9, the final dates and locations have been set in stone for the upcoming season. All game times currently remain unannounced. Duquesne’s slate will be possibly […]

Several FBS transfers bolster incoming class

Several FBS transfers bolster incoming class

Drew White | Staff Writer 02/15/2018 Correction: It was stated that incoming transfer defensive back Reid Harrison-Ducros started 10 games as a true freshman in 2016 at Boise State. Rather, Harrison-Ducros played in 10 games while starting none during the 2016 season. He started 2017’s first four games, but lost his starting position after leaving […]

NFL prospect Huss leaves lasting legacy on program

NFL prospect Huss leaves lasting legacy on program

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 01/25/2018 Over the past few seasons, the Duquesne football team has had one of the best offenses in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). While star players A.J. Hines and Nehari Crawford often steal the show, the team’s success could not have been possible without the contributions of a strong offensive […]