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Football loses first NEC game to Robert Morris

Football loses first NEC game to Robert Morris

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 Without starting quarterback Daniel Parr under center due to a broken collarbone, the Duquesne football team dropped a 41-21 result to the Robert Morris Colonials on Saturday in Moon Township. The loss marked the first in conference play for the Dukes, dropping their overall record to 6-3 […]

Football beats Dayton, heads to UNH

Football beats Dayton, heads to UNH

Jack Breen | Staff Writer Sept. 26, 2019 After a 20-point loss to Youngstown State, the Dukes managed to pull off a win at Dayton this past Saturday by a score of 35-31. This win was Duquesne’s fourth consecutive victory against the Flyers. Mark Allen led the team in rushing with 201 scrimmage yards and […]

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Oct. 11, 2018 The word “homecoming” is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the return of a group of people usually on a special occasion to a place formerly frequented or regarded as home,” and especially as “an annual celebration for alumni at a high school, college, or university — often used […]

Pair of NEC honorees cap off successful bowling season

Pair of NEC honorees cap off successful bowling season

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor One year down for Duquesne women’s bowling and a lot to be proud of. The tandem of freshman Kelsey Hackbart and junior Cassidy Powers were named to the NEC All-Rookie team. Hackbart qualified for the 2017 Intercollegiate Singles Championships, which will take place on April 18-22 in Baton Rouge, […]

Dukes clinch NEC co-championship

Dukes clinch NEC co-championship

  Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor After falling to Sacred Heart on the road last weekend, the Dukes lost their spot in the driver’s seat to the Football Championship Series playoffs. Heading into their final conference matchup against Central Connecticut at Rooney Field, the Red and Blue needed a bevy of scenarios to go […]

How are the Dukes doing? A midseason recap

Addie Smith and Saúl Berríos-Thomas | The Duquesne Duke  With conference play coming up soon for Duquesne’s fall sports teams, we at The Duke thought we would recap their seasons thus (for volleyball, see page 8) to make things easier come conference play and the Atlantic-10 tournaments for each sport. Duquesne men’s soccer  The Duquesne […]