A.J. Hines

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 […]

Duquesne comes from behind to defeat Bryant

Duquesne comes from behind to defeat Bryant

By Andrew White | Staff Writer The Duquesne Dukes outlasted the Bryant Bulldogs 35-31 at Rooney Field on Saturday to get back into the NEC championship hunt. The Dukes fell behind early after giving up a touchdown on the Bulldogs opening drive that started at their own three yard line. The drive lasted nearly five […]

Dukes down RMU for Schmitt’s 100th win

Dukes down RMU for Schmitt’s 100th win

By David Borne | Staff Writer The Duquesne Dukes took their first step toward defending their NEC title as they defeated the Robert Morris Colonials at Rooney Field on Saturday night, in their first NEC Conference contest of the 2016 season. The crosstown, conference rivals played to a 17-17 tie heading into the locker room, […]

A.J. Hines wins school record fourth NEC ROW honor

A.J. Hines wins school record fourth NEC ROW honor

By Andrew White | Staff Writer On Oct. 3, freshman running back A.J. Hines was named NEC Rookie of the Week for week five of the 2016 football season. Hines rushed 134 yards on 28 carries and added a touchdown on an 11-yard reception in Saturday’s 54-35 win over Jacksonville University. This marks the running […]

Dukes ride rushing game to 30-19 win over Bucknell

Dukes ride rushing game to 30-19 win over Bucknell

David Borne | Staff Writer In their 2016 home opener, the Duquesne football team devoted itself to the ground game as the Red & Blue rolled to a 30-19 win over the Bucknell Bison. Freshman running back A.J. Hines wasted no time to introduce himself to Dukes fans as he was spectacular in his first […]