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Former Clairton, Pitt cornerback Coles enrolls at Duquesne

By Jerry DiPaola
Cornerback Trenton Coles, who left the Pitt football team last month, has enrolled at Duquesne and will be eligible immediately, Duquesne spokesman Dave Saba said. …

Duquesne will open A-10 play on national television
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne will start the Atlantic 10 men’s basketball season with a nationally televised game Jan. 3 at Dayton, part of an 18-game conference schedule released Wednesday. NBC Sports Network will televise the conference opener as part of a tripleheader, one of at least five times (three at home) this season …
Duquesne soccer’s Lange is goal-oriented
By Jeff Vella
The goal for Duquesne senior Austin Lange always is more goals. It’s what the Kiski Area graduate does best on a soccer field, and he …
Banaszak instills toughness in Robert Morris football team
By Bill West
About one week into his first training camp as coach of Robert Morris’ football team, John Banaszak sat his players down for their nightly meeting …
Seton La-Salle grad leaving Duquesne women’s basketball team
By Staff Reports
Angela Heintz, a Seton-La Salle graduate, decided to leave the Duquesne women’s basketball program, the school announced. The 5-foot-10 guard averaged 2.5 points in 19 games as a freshman. “We were fortunate to have Angela in the Duquesne family, and we wish well in her future endeavors,”coach Dan Burt said …
Duquesne coach’s tough, fair style led to victories
By Bill Zlatos
The last men’s basketball coach to lead Duquesne University to the NCAA Tournament, John Cinicola displayed both a fiery and fatherly side. “He was the …
Former Duquesne men’s basketball coach Cinicola dies at 85
By Staff Report
John Cinicola, who coached the Duquesne men’s basketball team to its most recent NCAA Tournament berth, died Thursday. He was 85. Cinicola coached Duquesne from 1974-78, guiding the Norm Nixon-led Dukes to the 1977 NCAA Tournament. …
Carlynton’s Richardson commits to Duquesne
By Nathan Smith
After visiting the Duquesne campus Wednesday, Carlynton girls basketball standout Conor Richardson knew she didn’t need to visit any more schools. “I would have never …
Duquesne LB Kuntz works back from offseason injury
By Nathan Smith
Spring practice allows college football players a chance to get back on the field en route to a successful fall season. But for Duquesne’s Christian …
Baldwin math teacher savors coaching football at Duquesne
By Ed Phillipps
Mike Silianoff watched as tearful mothers said goodbye to their children Sunday as they dropped them off at school. No, it wasn’t their first day …
Duquesne picked 2nd, RMU third in NEC preseason football poll
By Bill West
Finally at the top of Robert Morris football’s coach hierarchy after more than a decade as an assistant, John Banaszak intends to tweak the Colonials’ team culture. Banaszak and the Northeast Conference’s six other coaches provided outlooks for the fall Monday after the conference unveiled its preseason All-NEC selections and …
Duquesne men’s basketball opens season Nov. 15
By Chris Harlan
The Duquesne men’s basketball team will open its 2014-15 season Nov. 15 against Bluefield State at Palumbo Center, part of an 11-game, nonconference schedule released Wednesday. Seven are home games for the Dukes. Also visiting Palumbo Center will be New Jersey Institute of Technology on Nov. 29, Howard on Dec. …
Duquesne signs 6-foot-5 guard Jackson
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne signed freshman Mar’Qywell Jackson, but it remains undecided whether the 6-foot-5 guard will be eligible for the 2014-15 season. Jackson originally signed with UTEP and attended summer classes there earlier this month before leaving and joining Duquesne. UTEP coach Tim Floyd agreed to release Jackson from his scholarship. Once eligible at Duquesne, Jackson will have four years remaining. …
Four-star shooting guard verbally commits to Duquesne
By Chris Harlan
Marqywell Jackson, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard who originally signed with UTEP, verbally committed to Duquesne. UTEP has said it will release the incoming freshman from his letter of intent. Rivals.com ranks the Detroit native as a four-star recruit. Chris Harlan is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. Reach him at charlan@tribweb.com or via …
Two Duquesne basketball players arrested
By Carl Prine
The backcourt for the Duquesne Dukes will be back in Municipal Court on June 18 to face criminal charges stemming from a Saturday brawl on the South Side that led Pittsburgh Police to fire a Taser at them. Police have charged guard Jeremiah Jones, 20, with public drunkenness, assault and …
Dombrowski ready to make track transition at Duquesne
By Michael Love
In early December, Matt Dombrowski was getting ready for finals at the end of his first semester at Robert Morris University. The 2013 Plum graduate …