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Dukes caravan to Market Square

Dukes caravan to Market Square

Julian Routh | News Editor  To get fans excited for the upcoming Duquesne basketball season, the athletic department brought the third annual Dukes Caravan to Market Square Tuesday afternoon.  Under sunny Pittsburgh skies, the event brought the community together with members of the Duquesne men’s and women’s basketball teams to shoot hoops and win prizes. […]

Duquesne recruit hit by car

Addie Smith | Sports Editor  Women’s head basketball coach Dan Burt confirmed that freshman team member Erin Waskowiak was hit earlier this month in a car to pedestrian accident.  ”We’re very concerned and we hope to see her back on campus soon,” Burt said.  Burt added that Waskowiak’s injury is a “pretty serious lower leg […]

An Added Word: City Game date leads to vacation woes

Addie Smith | Sports Editor  The men’s basketball City Game is an important staple in a Duquesne student’s time at the University. It’s the one time a year where the student section at the Consol Energy Center almost (but not entirely) matches the size of the student population and one can actually hear excitement from […]

Dukes top Xavier for first time in 10 years

Eric Purnell | for The Duquesne Duke  It took five sets and almost three hours, but for the first time in ten years the Duquesne women’s volleyball team defeated Xavier 3-2 Saturday morning.  After opening up their season last weekend at the Hyatt Place International and losing their first two games (to IPFW and Connecticut), […]

Dukes make university history

Dukes make university history

  Sam Fatula | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne men’s soccer team came out with their fourth straight win of the season by defeating the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals 1-0 in a nail biter this Sunday.  The game’s only goal, scored by junior forward Josh Ellis, came in the 84th minute of regulation after […]

Arreola Pounds Mitchell

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     The steady decline of boxing began when the major American heavyweights had been dispatched for the top tier of the division. Since Mike Tyson stopped boxing fight fans have been yearning for a great American heavyweight. All of the potential champions seem to be doing other things that don’t require […]

Duquesne star basketball recruit hit by car, in “good” condition

Addie Smith and Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke Women’s head basketball coach Dan Burt confirmed that freshman team member Erin Waskowiak was hit early Sunday morning in a car to pedestrian accident. “We’re very concerned and we hope to see her back on campus soon,” Burt said. Burt added that Waskowiak’s injury is a […]

Dukes claim victory in 11th hour

Addie Smith | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s soccer team defeated the Oakland Grizzlies in an overtime thriller 1-0 this Sunday, concluding an undefeated weekend home stint for the team. The Dukes (2-0) overtook the Grizzlies (0-1-1) in the 97th minute of the game on a head-in goal from junior forward Colin Phillips, which came […]

Inexperience, poor play costs Dukes the win

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne women’s soccer team showed their inexperience on Sunday by letting Marist (2-1) outplay them as the Dukes (1-2) lost to Marist 3-0 at Rooney Field. Coach Al Alvine was disappointed in the effort put forth by his young team. “I thought they beat us in every way. They […]

Cross Country teams dominate Duquesne Duals

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke For the third year in a row, the Duquesne men’s and women’s cross country teams dominated the Duquesne Duals at Schenley Oval on a humid Saturday last weekend. Both the men’s and women’s teams came away with wins against crosstown rivals Pitt, Carnegie Mellon and Robert Morris as well […]

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