James Leo

Swimming and Diving finishes third at A-10 Championship

Swimming and Diving finishes third at A-10 Championship

James Leo | Staff Writer Feb. 27, 2020 The Duquesne women’s swimming and diving team secured a third place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship held on Feb. 19-22, marking their sixth straight top-three finish at the Conference Championship. The Dukes also broke several school records in the process. The Dukes scored a total of […]

Men’s basketball’s Weathers thriving in second season at DU

Men’s basketball’s Weathers thriving in second season at DU

  James Leo | Staff Writer Feb. 13, 2020 In his second year with the Dukes, junior Marcus Weathers is having a career year. He leads the mens team in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage, and even averages a block and a steal per game. His field goal percentage, 57.8%, is the 31st best […]

Leo: Reid deserves Super Bowl more than anyone

Leo: Reid deserves Super Bowl more than anyone

James Leo | Staff Columnist Nov. 6, 2020 Dear Andy Reid, As a die-hard Eagles fan, I can confirm that you had a great run with the Eagles. Things didn’t start well after a 5-11 campaign in 1999, but things quickly turned around for the better. You led the Eagles to six postseason appearances in […]

Former WBB standout Conor Richardson adjusting well to coaching role

Former WBB standout Conor Richardson adjusting well to coaching role

James Leo | Staff Writer Jan. 23, 2019 You may have noticed a familiar face on the Duquesne bench this season. Conor Richardson, who finished her playing days as a Duke in 2019, joined the women’s basketball staff as a graduate assistant for the 2019-20 season. For those unfamiliar with Richardson’s amazing stats, she averaged […]

Men’s basketball beats Fordham, 58-56, in overtime

Men’s basketball beats Fordham, 58-56, in overtime

James Leo | Staff Writer Jan. 16, 2019 Heading into Wednesday’s game, the Dukes were 10th in the nation in opponent 3-point field goal percentage, at just over 27%. This didn’t seem to matter once the game tipped off on Wednesday night. Duquesne pulled out a 58-56 win over the Fordham Rams on Wednesday Night […]

Can’t-miss games from the women’s basketball season

Can’t-miss games from the women’s basketball season

James Leo | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 Fresh off a 19-13 campaign in 2018-19 (including an 11-5 mark in A-10 play), the Duquesne women’s basketball team is poised to give Duquesne fans a lot to cheer about this season. Although they lost several key contributors from last year, this year’s team is in a […]

Football wins again, moves to 4-0 in conference play

Football wins again, moves to 4-0 in conference play

James Leo | Staff Writer Nov. 7, 2019 The Duquesne Football team (6-2, 4-0) continued its dominance in NEC play with a 30-21 win over Saint Francis on Saturday, Nov. 2. In addition to adding another “W” to the Duke’s record, Saturday’s win also marked a milestone for Duquesne football. It gave head coach Jerry […]

WSOC drops result to UMass, playoff hopes still alive

WSOC drops result to UMass, playoff hopes still alive

James Leo | Staff Writer Oct. 24, 2019 Despite a strong first half, the Duquesne women’s soccer team suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon. A win would have moved them up in the A-10 standings; however, a strong finish to this season will allow them to make up some ground. The […]

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. […]