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HEBDA: March doesn’t feel right without hoops

HEBDA: March doesn’t feel right without hoops

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer March 19, 2020 As we find ourselves in the midst of an international crisis, life has changed in ways previously unimaginable for many of us. Case in point, there are no sports to watch. We have seen lockouts and weather postponements, but cancellation and indefinite suspension is unprecedented territory for […]

Penguins locked and loaded after trade deadline

Penguins locked and loaded after trade deadline

  Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Feb. 27, 2020 Penguins fans have become accustomed to bold moves by Jim Rutherford, so there was plenty of anticipation leading up to this week’s NHL trade deadline, which was on at 3 p.m. on Feb. 24. It did not disappoint. Rutherford made three moves involving NHL players, with […]

Men’s basketball taking 3-0 record to Bahamas

Men’s basketball taking 3-0 record to Bahamas

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 21, 2019 Year three of the Keith Dambrot era is off to a promising start. After a win against Lipscomb, the Dukes stand at 3-0. It was an ugly affair, as the teams went a combined 1 for 40 on three-pointers. Nevertheless, Dambrot’s team pulled away in the second […]

Dambrot era providing hope for MBB fans

Dambrot era providing hope for MBB fans

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 Way back in early February of 2018, 3,411 fans packed the A.J. Palumbo Center to cheer on the Dukes as they faced St. Bonaventure.   That attendance total crushed the previous high for that season, 2,543.  In his postgame interview, first-year coach Keith Dambrot remarked, “They [the fans] […]

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 […]

Penguins off to promising start to 2019 campaign

Penguins off to promising start to 2019 campaign

  Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Oct. 17, 2019 “I didn’t see a point where guys came together as a team. I wonder if it’s because there’s too many guys content with where they’re at in their careers after winning a couple Stanley Cups.” He added, “Some big decisions will have to be made. Obviously, there […]

Shipping Kessel the right move for the Pens

Shipping Kessel the right move for the Pens

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer July 2, 2019 Following the Penguins’ hasty exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford hinted that some big-time changes may be in store. It didn’t take long for hockey enthusiasts to speculate who Rutherford was alluding to — Phil Kessel. The right winger, who won two […]

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer May 2, 2019 Duquesne football’s season may have ended in December, but the program continues to enjoy the effects of an unprecedented season on the Bluff. A year after a crushing loss to Central Connecticut State in the de facto NEC Championship game in 2017, the program responded with a […]

Four Duquesne men’s basketball players to leave

Four Duquesne men’s basketball players to leave

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer April 11, 2019 A quartet of Duquesne men’s basketball players have announced their intentions to transfer from the program. Sophomore Eric Williams Jr., along with freshmen Brandon Wade, Gavin Bizeau and Dylan Swingle, entered their names in the NCAA transfer portal this week. Williams’ departure figures to be the most […]

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