Zachary Grace

Duquesne loses heartbreaking NEC title game to CCSU

Duquesne loses heartbreaking NEC title game to CCSU

Zach Grace | Staff Writer 11/16/2017 FCS Playoff bound no more. Duquesne’s football team (7-3, 4-1) lost a gut-wrenching NEC title game on Nov. 11 to Central Connecticut State (7-3, 5-0) at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field, forfeiting the NEC’s lone automatic — and presumably its only — FCS playoff bid to the Blue Devils. […]

Strong start to DU swimming & diving season

Strong start to DU swimming & diving season

Zachary Grace | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 Perhaps one of Duquesne’s most consistent athletic programs over the course of the past several years has been Swimming & Diving. With two straight second place finishes in the Atlantic 10 despite not sporting a diving component, the sky’s the limit for swimming coach Dave Sheets’ program now after […]

Football sits atop NEC following win over SFU

Football sits atop NEC following win over SFU

Zachary Grace | Staff Writer 10/26/2017 Duquesne’s football team recorded yet another lopsided victory, beating NEC foe Saint Francis 24-7 on Oct. 21. “I think the offensive line played really well, as well as the backs and the receivers blocking downfield,” said Dukes quarterback Tommy Stuart. “Definitely a total team effort today. The defense only […]

Duquesne football takes lopsided home opener

Duquesne football takes lopsided home opener

Zachary Grace | Staff Writer 10/05/2017 On Sept. 30, Duquesne’s football team won their home opener vs. DII West Virginia Wesleyan, 38-13. The win was the program’s 100th win at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field, where the team has played its home contests since the 1993 season. Without top running backs A.J. Hines and P.J. […]