Sports

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 […]

ALCS, NLCS both looking to provide interesting baseball

ALCS, NLCS both looking to provide interesting baseball

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Oct. 11, 2018 Baseball is not generally thought of as exciting to watch, but the Major League Baseball postseason provides some of the most heart-racing moments in all of sports. After a surprising short Division Series where no series went the full five games, it’s on to the American League […]

Tom Wilson does not deserve our sympathy

Tom Wilson does not deserve our sympathy

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Oct. 11, 2018 Of all the things that go into making Sidney Crosby the great player that he is, his on-ice awareness is one of the most significant. At any given point in time, Crosby knows who’s on the ice, where they are and where the puck is. He is […]

Following tons of roster turnover, NHL set to begin

Following tons of roster turnover, NHL set to begin

Jacob Hebda & Adam Lindner 10/04/2018 Hours before the new NHL season began with four games on Wednesday evening, the league’s Department of Player Safety announced that Capitals forward Tom Wilson had been suspended for 20 games for a hit to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist. So, while Wilson might not […]

Student Rush one of Pittsburgh, Duquesne’s best-kept secrets

Student Rush one of Pittsburgh, Duquesne’s best-kept secrets

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/04/2018 Each veteran of the Pittsburgh-centric Duquesne University campus has their own favorite tricks of the trade when it comes to the Bluff and its surrounding area. It’s seemingly well-known by everyone that the No. 1 College Special at Pizza Milano on Fifth Avenue is the way to go for […]

Men’s soccer game postponed after lightning

Men’s soccer game postponed after lightning

Cassie DiBenedetti | Staff Writer 10/04/2018 The Duquesne men’s soccer team was cut short during its game against the visiting Cleveland State Vikings on Tuesday night at Rooney Field, drawing 0-0. Due to visible lightning, the game was delayed by officials and eventually postponed, leaving the match absent of a victor. Nevertheless, 18 total fouls […]

Offseason moves have NBA fans ready for season

Offseason moves have NBA fans ready for season

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/27/2018 When Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith infamously dribbled out the last seconds of regulation during a tied Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals, thinking his team was in the lead, basketball fans everywhere quickly realized the immensity of the mistake Smith had made — heavily overpowered by Finals opponent […]

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, […]

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 […]