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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 […]

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 […]

Alumni gather on campus, recollect memories

Alumni gather on campus, recollect memories

By Jen Cardone | The Duquesne Duke Many generations of alumni, current students and perspective Dukes crowded A-Walk on Saturday in celebration of homecoming weekend and Autumn Fest. Homecoming weekend this year was a reunion for the class of 1963, but alumni from other classes took part in the festivities. Among other events, attendees watched […]