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Men’s soccer loses to URI in home finale at Rooney

Marie Jubert | The Duquesne Duke It was an emotional afternoon at Rooney Field on Sunday as the Duquesne men’s soccer team took on the University of Rhode Island Rams for their final home game of the season. The Dukes needed to win the match in order to clinch a spot in the Atlantic 10 […]

Women’s soccer wins in double OT

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s soccer team earned their first Atlantic 10 victory this season after beating the Davidson Wildcats 1-0 in double overtime Sunday afternoon at Rooney Field. The Dukes are now 1-0-1 in the A-10 and 4-5-3 overall this season after drawing against the Richmond Spiders on Friday. Sophomore […]

Lacrosse improves to 8-1 on the season

Lacrosse improves to 8-1 on the season

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor Team captain Haley Marafioti said after the game that every second counts. Against Bucknell this proved to be true as the Duquesne women’s lacrosse team (8-1) bested the Bucknell Bison (0-10) on Tuesday afternoon at Rooney Field 16-5. Since the margin was so wide midway through the game, the Dukes […]

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 […]

Notre Dame practices on Rooney Field before Pitt game

Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Early Saturday morning while most students were probably sleeping the day away, Notre Dame’s football team held a walk-through practice on Rooney Field in preparation for their nationally televised matchup against the University of Pittsburgh that night. Around 10:30 a.m., Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly tweeted, “Thanks to […]

Women’s soccer misses chances against La Salle

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The last home game of the season for the Duquesne Dukes women’s soccer team was a bittersweet one with an emphasis on the “bitter”. The Dukes were unable to find their stride against the La Salle Explorers as they fell 3-0 Sunday afternoon at Rooney Field. The game was […]

Dukes attempt comeback, fall short

Addie Smith | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s soccer team tried yet again to be the comeback kids on Saturday afternoon but fell just short in a 2-0 loss to the St. Louis Billikens at Rooney Field. The Dukes won the shots battle 15-7 and played on the Billikens’ side of the field for the […]

Dukes take charge in overtime thriller

Dukes take charge in overtime thriller

Addie Smith | Sports Editor In front of a small but loud crowd, the Duquesne men’s soccer team pulled out a comeback win against the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 4-3 in overtime on Saturday night at Rooney Field. The game featured chilled winds, a slight drizzle and a goal from junior forward Austin Lange with 19 […]

Defense helps Red & Blue to one game over .500

Julian Routh | News Editor The celebration in the Keller Fieldhouse could be heard from 50 yards away. Music blared. Players chanted in unison. The doors to the Dukes’ locker room were near ready to burst open. “You don’t want to go in there,” senior running back Jason Douglas said, pointing to the doors with […]

Dukes move on from the past, pick up win

Dukes move on from the past, pick up win

Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Last week it was three defensive touchdowns in the final four minutes of the first quarter that propelled the Dukes back to .500 in a 27-14 victory that was never really close over West Liberty. This week’s heroics came much later in the contest. Locked in a tough matchup […]