A.J. Hines

Football takes down Wagner at home, 28-24

Football takes down Wagner at home, 28-24

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 10/31/2019 Even the drizzling rain and brisk temperature couldn’t contain the excitement of head coach Jerry Schmitt and his team. Following the game, the feeling of simultaneous enthusiasm and relief was palpable. The conditions may have been miserable, but the outcome certainly was not. Duquesne held off a late Wagner […]

Football looking strong heading into homecoming game

Football looking strong heading into homecoming game

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Oct. 24, 2019 With just five games to go, it’s an apt time to conduct a midseason review of Duquesne football. The Dukes are off to a hot start in conference play. With a 2-0 record, the NEC preseason favorites are exactly where we thought they’d be. The Dukes’ defense […]

Preview: Dukes football heads to Sacred Heart

Preview: Dukes football heads to Sacred Heart

David Borne | Sports Editor Oct. 17, 2019 The 2018 NEC co-champions will go head-to-head this weekend, as the Duquesne Dukes (3-2, 1-0) take on the Sacred Heart Pioneers (3-3, 1-1) on Saturday. Last season, the Dukes grabbed a 28-24 win against Sacred Heart. This matchup will likely play a major role in deciding who […]

Football beats NEC newcomer LIU in conference opener

Football beats NEC newcomer LIU in conference opener

James Leo | Staff Writer Oct. 10, 2019 Picked as the preseason favorites to win the NEC, the Duquesne football team (3-2, 1-0) opened up conference play with a strong win over Long Island. If Duquesne finishes atop the NEC (they are currently tied for first), they could earn a spot in the FCS Playoffs. […]

Duquesne football dominant in opener

Duquesne football dominant in opener

Dom Ferro | Staff Writer Sept. 12, 2019 The Duquesne football team won their 12th straight home opener against the Walsh Cavaliers in a full showcase of the Dukes on Saturday evening. The Dukes won in convincing fashion, 44-3, to start the season undefeated at 1-0. The last time Duquesne took the field was in […]

Dukes, Blue Devils set for NEC Championship rematch

Dukes, Blue Devils set for NEC Championship rematch

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/15/2018 Just over one year ago, the Duquesne football team welcomed NEC foe Central Connecticut State to Rooney Field. Both teams were 4-0 in-conference at the time of the meeting, and since each of the remaining teams in the seven-team league already had at least two losses, the Nov. 11, […]

Dukes, Blue Devils to face off for NEC championship

Dukes, Blue Devils to face off for NEC championship

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/09/2017 Duquesne’s football team (7-2, 4-0) faces a match up on Nov. 11 that will determine the fate of its season. The team takes on Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (6-3, 4-0) at Rooney Field at 12 p.m. with the winner capturing the conference crown and thus a slot in […]

Following blowout win, FB awaits key NEC game

Following blowout win, FB awaits key NEC game

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/19/2017 Following a dominant 51-14 victory over crosstown NEC rival Robert Morris on Oct. 14, Duquesne’s football team (5-1, 2-0) is preparing for perhaps the most vital game that the Northeast Conference has seen over the course of the past three-plus years. But the Dukes won’t tell you that. “Well, […]

Duquesne football looking to rebound from lopsided opener

Duquesne football looking to rebound from lopsided opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Last Thursday, the Duquesne football team embarked on an approximately 1,100 mile trek northwest of Pittsburgh to face No. 4 South Dakota State in its 2017 season opener, only to fall to the high-powered Jackrabbits 51-13. While there are plenty of positive things to take away from the Dukes’ performance […]

Sit-down with star sophomore tailback A.J. Hines

Sit-down with star sophomore tailback A.J. Hines

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor On Thursday, the Duquesne football team will begin their 2017-18 campaign at South Dakota State. The Jackrabbits, reigning co-champions of the Missouri Valley Conference, are ranked fourth in the STATS FCS Top 25 poll to begin the year. The Jacks stand to provide a stout test for the Dukes in […]