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Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor June 21, 2018 Summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere today (Thursday, June 21), but there have already been several happenings within Duquesne’s numerous athletics programs thus far this summer break. June 20 — Eric Harper, who worked with Keith Dambrot for five seasons at Akron prior to a one-year […]

Soph. Yankello eager as indoor T&F season begins

Soph. Yankello eager as indoor T&F season begins

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 12/07/2017 On Dec. 1 at the Watson and Tressel Training Site in Youngstown, Ohio, the Duquesne women’s track & field team began its 2017-18 indoor season at the Youngstown State Icebreaker. In the team’s only competition versus another Division I opponent before Christmas break, the Dukes notched five first-place finishes, […]

p. 7 sidebar — Nov. 2, 2017

Duquesne News — On Nov. 1, Duquesne’s men’s basketball team will host D-III Chatham University in an exhibition match at A.J. Palumbo Center. All proceeds from the event will benefit the United Way’s hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. — The Atlantic 10 announced its major women’s soccer […]

Duquesne musts: Campus’ best ways to get involved

Duquesne musts: Campus’ best ways to get involved

Leah Devorak | Editor-in-Chief Starting college is a daunting task. Moving into a dorm and leaving your family behind is bad enough, but it only gets tougher from there. With loaded schedules, difficult classes and so much reading and studying, it’s hard to even find time to breathe. OK, so that’s a huge exaggeration. Lucky […]

Athletics continues to alter identity, reaches deal with Nike

Athletics continues to alter identity, reaches deal with Nike

By David Borne | Staff Writer Duquesne Athletic programs will sport a bit of a new look next season. Last week, athletic director Dave Harper announced the university’s new seven-year partnership with Nike. While there had been plenty of speculation about a change, nothing was made official until the announcement. The university was previously sponsored […]

Runners’ rumors dispelled about Power Center track

Runners’ rumors dispelled about Power Center track

By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor  If your spring semester kicked off with a New Year’s resolution to finally get into better shape, maybe you’ve made Duquesne’s own gym in the Power Center part of your daily — or every-other-daily — routine. Opened January 2008, the Power Center is made up of roughly 80,000 square […]

2015-16 Duke Awards

2015-16 Duke Awards

The Duke staff recognizes the players, coaches and teams who dominated the past year in collegiate sports. By Andrew Holman | Assistant Sports Editor The 2015-16 season is winding to a close, but it was a year to remember for many of the 16 athletic teams that don the Red & Blue. Conference Champions: Women’s […]

David Harper named new Duquesne director of athletics

David Harper named new Duquesne director of athletics

See updated story here. By: Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor David Harper, former University of Dayton vice president of university advancement, was introduced Tuesday as the new Duquesne director of athletics. Harper — who will start in October — will replace former athletic director Greg Amodio, who left Duquesne for the same position at Quinnipiac University […]

Ferry, Burt get new contracts amid AD search

By Natalie Fiorilli / The Duquesne Duke With the search for a new athletic director underway, not much is certain in the world of Duquesne sports these days, but some stability was reserved this week with the announcement of contract extensions handed to the men’s and women’s basketball coaches. The men’s team agreed to terms with […]

Amodio announced as AD at Quinnipiac

Amodio announced as AD at Quinnipiac

By Joey Sykes / Sports Editor Greg Amodio’s tumultuous 10 years as athletic director at Duquesne came to an end Wednesday as he was introduced in the same position at Quinnipiac University. Duquesne President Charles Dougherty has named Phillip Racicot the interim director of athletics. The school has begun a national search for Amodio’s replacement. […]