Red & Blue show NEC strength in victory

Red & Blue show NEC strength in victory

Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor The Dukes kicked off the 2013 season with a 35-24 victory over Albany on Saturday at Rooney Field in the team’s home opener. After recording a safety on the first play from scrimmage, coach Jerry Schmitt started a new era of Duquesne football, handing over the reigns of the […]

Warren on the Way to the Top

Saúl Berríos-Thomas     There are some prospects that are clearly ready for the big time and then there are some who need much more polish before they take the next step. Alan Sanchez and Rau’shee Warren both need more fine tuning before they face elite level competition. The good thing for them is that […]

30 parks in 30 days: Man fulfilling MLB dream

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor Many people spend a lot of time carving out the perfect bucket list, but how many people actually get to accomplish some of the bigger items on those lists? That is exactly what Eric Mueller is doing. Mueller, a life-long Detroit Tigers fan, had a dream to travel the country […]

Duquesne women’s soccer falls 1-0 to visiting Pitt

          Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne women’s soccer team faced a tough test on Sunday as Pitt overtook the Dukes 1-0 at Rooney Field Sunday afternoon. Head coach Al Alvine thought the Dukes did well. “I thought it was great game. I thought we outplayed them. I thought we […]

The Point After: It’s (almost) football time

Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Sometime next week the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens (without any sobs from Ray Lewis) will travel to Denver and face Peyton Manning and the Broncos on Thursday in a rematch of last year’s AFC Divisional Playoff game. During which the Ravens staved off elimination when Joe Flacco […]

The New Era: Interviews with Coach Chase Brooks, Simon Gomez and Colin Phillips of men’s soccer

The New Era: Interviews with Coach Chase Brooks, Simon Gomez and Colin Phillips of men’s soccer

Addie Smith and Pat Higgins | Sports Editors Following a 4-1 preseason loss to Wichita State, men’s soccer coach Chase Brooks and players Colin Phillips and Simon Gomez discussed the “new era” of Duquesne men’s soccer under a new coach. The Dukes finished preseason 0-2, losing to Carnegie Mellon 3-2 on Aug. 20. Coach Chase […]

Gonzalez Shocks Mares

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     There is only one undefeated fighter at the world championship level. He is the only one for a simple reason: boxing is hard. It is very difficult to face the best and win every fight. This weekend one of the best lost for his first time. The main event on […]

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports Preview

Football Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor After starting the 2012 season 5-2 and dropping their final four games to finish 5-6, the Dukes enter the 2013 campaign with nine returning starters (five offensive, four defensive) and are slated to finish second in the NEC, according to the league’s preseason poll released by the conference’s […]

Triple G Scores KO as Usual

Saúl Berríos-Thomas     Sometimes people are just different. Gennady Golovkin is different. There is no comparison for him in the boxing world. He is the Barry Bonds, Michael Jordan or Barry Sanders of boxing. His power is unlike almost any other fighter. However, unlike every other power punchers you have ever seen he is […]

Maidana KO’s Another Opponent

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     A weekend filled with upsets, knockouts and technical masterpieces only comes along a couple of times a year and this week was one of them. The winners from this weekend will move on to bigger and better things, but there are some losers who will still be a force in […]

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