DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mataeo Durant has gone from being part of Duke’s rushing tandem to a lead back tied for the national lead in total touchdowns. The Blue Devils (2-1) host Kansas on Saturday in a second straight matchup against a power-conference opponent, following last weekend’s win against Northwestern. And the 6-foot-1, 195-pound senior […]
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke scored three touchdowns in the first quarter and did all its scoring in the first half, then held off a Northwestern comeback to earn a 30-23 win in a non-conference game Saturday. Duke was efficient on both sides of the ball early on, scoring on six of its first eight […]
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No one was sure exactly how Gunnar Holmberg would handle his first year as Duke’s starting quarterback. He’s offering some early positive signs entering Saturday’s visit from Northwestern. The graduate student and captain is completing 71% of his passes for the Blue Devils (1-1), keeping the offense moving through running back […]
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mataeo Durant ran for three first-half touchdowns and quarterback Gunnar Holmberg finished with a pair of scoring runs as Duke beat North Carolina A&T 45-17 on Friday night The Blue Devils (1-1) broke a tie in the waning seconds of the first half on the way to only their fourth victory […]
Duke coach David Cutcliffe is pushing his team to improve its execution on the handful of moments to seize control of a close game. The Blue Devils host North Carolina A&T on Friday night after losing at Charlotte in the opening week on a final-minute touchdown. And Cutcliffe had no trouble zeroing in on those […]
On a night when the Blue Devils’ attack line was unrelenting in front of goal, freshman Ruben Mesalles picked up his first career point with a cheeky pass to Thomas, who lofted in a cross that found the head of Ramirez. In a prime position, Ramirez completed the move with a brilliant finish into the right-hand corner of the net to double the lead.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte 49ers coach Will Healy propped his son Eli up on his lap at his postgame news conference and tried to hold back tears as he took in the magnitude of the moment. The 49ers football program had just taken a huge step forward — and he knew it. Chris Reynolds […]
Duke spent an offseason working to rebuild chemistry, confidence and cleaner execution. The Blue Devils get their first indication Friday night as to how much progress they’ve made. Duke travels to Charlotte for an instate road opener, which marks the first time a power-conference team has visited the 49ers’ campus stadium. It comes after a […]
It was an exciting time for Larchmont native Peter Matt when the Chicago Cubs selected him in the MLB draft.
David Cutcliffe never managed to keep Duke’s season from spinning into turnover-filled disarray. He’s not shrugging it off as one bad run, either. The 14th-year coach is coming off his worst season in Durham. That led him to shuffle coaching responsibilities – including taking play-calling duties off his plate – as part of an offseason […]