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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 […]

Golden State controls its own destiny

Golden State controls its own destiny

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor May 2, 2019 Game 5 of last season’s Western Conference Finals, as well as the series’ ensuing games, were a monumental moment in the Golden State Warriors’ current dynastical run. Tied 2-2 in the best-of-seven set with the Houston Rockets, Golden State entered a hostile Toyota Center environment looking for […]

Letter to the Editor urges school to prioritize swimming

May 2, 2019 Recently, the women’s swim team captured its second consecutive A-10 Conference Championship title. For reasons that most would not be aware, this was a rather impressive accomplishment. The hard work and commitment by the women paid off. The exceptional coaching ability and sincere dedication of their head coach, Dave Sheets, made it […]

Dukes add graduate transfer; Williams Jr. to Oregon

Dukes add graduate transfer; Williams Jr. to Oregon

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor April 25, 2019 Baylee Steele, a 6-foot-11, 245-pound center who played last season for the Utah Valley University Wolverines, has signed a financial aid agreement with Duquesne. Steele, a graduate transfer, will be eligible to play for the Dukes in 2019-20. Steele, a Norwalk, Iowa native, spent his freshman season […]

Women’s lacrosse back to A-10’s for first time since ‘16

Women’s lacrosse back to A-10’s for first time since ‘16

Drew White | Staff Writer April 25, 2019 The Duquesne Dukes women’s lacrosse team has clinched a postseason berth for the first time since 2016. After a 9-7 season, including a 4-5 mark in Atlantic 10 play, the Dukes will travel to Fairfax, Va. to take on the Richmond Spiders in the first round of […]

Damian Lillard puts Russell Westbrook in tough spot

Damian Lillard puts Russell Westbrook in tough spot

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor April 25, 2019 On Tuesday night, Portland point guard Damian Lillard connected on a game-winning 3-point shot that surely rivals any NBA buzzer-beater in recent memory. Tied at 115 each with around 20 seconds remaining in regulation, Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook missed a contested lay-up at the rim before […]

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 […]

Bradshaw thriving in new position, system

Bradshaw thriving in new position, system

David Borne | Staff Writer April 11, 2019 With a new coaching staff in charge, junior Rilee Bradshaw wasn’t quite sure what adjustments would be made to her role on the lacrosse field. Heading into the season, first-year head coach Corrine Desrosiers shifted Bradshaw from midfielder to an attacker’s role. Through the first 12 games […]

Here’s what we know, mere weeks into MLB year

Here’s what we know, mere weeks into MLB year

Drew White | Staff Writer April 11, 2019 As we reach the conclusion of the second week of the Major League Baseball season, we can start making opinions on teams. There is now enough of a sample size – granted, still a small sample — but enough of one to begin to formulate opinions. So […]

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