Sports

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 […]

Seniors’ impact raises expectations of Dukes

Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Despite wrapping up its season on a sour note after being snubbed by the selection committee in the Women’s NCAA Championship, the women’s basketball team has plenty to be proud of looking back on their season. A program that has continued to build on successes in Coach Suzie McConnell-Serio’s […]

Tournament brings ‘Madness’ to the Power Center

Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor Even though its games are played in front of a much smaller audience and its bracket holds little weight in the minds of Vegas odds makers, the annual Power Madness 5-on-5 basketball tournament in the Power Center is not too much unlike the NCAA tournament. The stakes are still […]

Rios-Alvarado II The Beginning of A Legacy

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas   The best rivalries in sports start off respectful, but quickly turn to resentful. What could become the best rivalry in boxing history added another chapter on Saturday. The main event on HBO “Boxing After Dark” was a junior welterweight clash. Brandon Rios (31-0-1, 22 KOs) faced Mike Alvarado (33-1, 23 KOs). […]

The Duke picks: March Madness

Midwest | Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor The way Selection Sunday turned out, the Midwest Region could be the toughest region to escape. Between Michigan State and Tom Izzo’s postseason track record, Duke’s immense collection of talent and Louisville’s momentum following their championship performance in the Big East Tournament, the team that advances to the […]

Duquesne women take on Akron tonight

Addie Smith | Sports Editor The Duquesne women’s basketball team received a bid to play in the WNIT after not being selected to advance to the NCAA Tournament Monday evening. Now, the Dukes will need to refocus for their opponent in the University of Akron Zips, who went 23-9 overall and 12-4 in the Mid-American […]

Pittsburgh Passion features athletes from Duquesne

Pittsburgh Passion features athletes from Duquesne

Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor When the Pittsburgh Passion women’s outdoor spring football team takes the field to begin their 2013 season next month, two Duquesne women will wear their red-and-blue school pride behind black-and-gold team jerseys. In her third season as wide receiver is Rachel Wojdowski, Duquesne women’s basketball director of operations, and […]

Sports Briefs- March 14, 2013

Addie Smith | Sports Editor Duquesne basketball teams place four players on Atlantic-10 Conference teams Senior guard Jocelyn Floyd, junior forward Wumi Agunbiade and freshman guards April Robinson and Derrick Colter were all named to Atlantic-10 Conference teams this past week after the end of conference play. Robinson and Colter were named to the All-Rookie […]