Sports

Matthysse Drops Peterson

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     Once in a generation a fighter come along who has one tool that is so supreme that he starts to scare other fighters. Fighter are scared of Lucas Matthysse’s power, which is why he has always struggled to find good opposition. On Saturday he found just that in Lamont Peterson. […]

Mayweather Still Unbeatable

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     Floyd Mayweather Jr. is arrogant. He is annoying. He is entertaining. He is funny. But more than any of that he is an extremely hard worker. What Mayweather puts his body through during his grueling training camps is above and beyond anything that anyone in any sport does. He is […]

Martinez Maintains in Argentina

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     Age is the worst opponent any fighter has to face. Two fighters were notably depleted in this week’s action one was able to overcome and get the victory, the other was slowly brutally destroyed in the ring. The main event on HBO “World Championship Boxing” from Buenos Aires, Argentina was […]

Spring sports prepare for Atlantic-10 tournaments

Spring sports prepare for Atlantic-10 tournaments

Men’s tennis Addie Smith | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s tennis team is preparing for the Atlantic-10 championships after a successful regular season ended yesterday with a 5-2 loss against Youngstown State on Youngstown’s outdoor courts. After a successful indoor court record, the men’s tennis team took to outdoor courts to begin preparing for the […]

BREAKING: McConnell-Serio leaves Duquesne for Pitt program

BREAKING: McConnell-Serio leaves Duquesne for Pitt program

Breaking news Pat Higgins and Addie Smith | The Duquesne Duke After a week of speculation and rumors, the University of Pittsburgh has officially signed Suzie McConnell-Serio to a six-year contract to take over as the head coaching position following firing Agnus Berenato on April 1. The move comes on the heels of McConnell-Serio’s most […]

Dukes tie as Pantophlet transitions to soccer

Dukes tie as Pantophlet transitions to soccer

Addie Smith | Sports Editor Duquesne athlete Kadeem Pantophlet took the field Wednesday for the Dukes but it wasn’t for the basketball team, and he likely won’t be taking the court again. Pantophlet, a sophomore who played forward for the basketball team, instead suited up for the soccer team, helping them to 0-0 draw against […]

Ferry, McConnell-Serio plan to stay

Ferry, McConnell-Serio plan to stay

Addie Smith, Wes Crosby and Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne University basketball head coaches Jim Ferry and Suzie McConnell-Serio said Tuesday that they had not been contacted by other schools and are not planning to leave, despite speculation about their futures on the Bluff. Ferry said Internet reports linking him to an open […]

Ex-WPIAL star to transfer to Duquesne

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke Ex-WPIAL standout and 2011 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Player of the Year Micah Mason has announced that he plans to transfer to Duquesne for the coming academic year. The Highlands High School basketball star played only one season at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, before making the decision to come […]

More than love on the court: women go for gold

Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s tennis team is getting ready to end its season on a strong note as the Atlantic-10 Championship approaches. The Dukes are currently 7-9 on the season and 3-3 in conference play heading into the last match of the season. Head coach Joe Camillo stated that he […]

Acing it: men’s tennis looking for A-10 crown

Acing it: men’s tennis looking for A-10 crown

All photos used for tennis cards are from the athletic department Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke With only two meets left, the Duquesne men’s tennis team looks to end its impressive 2012-2013 season in style before competing in the Atlantic-10 Championships later this month. The team, led by head coach Joe Camillo, has been […]