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FLY THE COOP: Duke women's soccer advances past South Carolina, to Elite 8 behind Cooper's brace

(11/21/22 3:42am)

Just like the dark and the 33-degree temperature suggested at Koskinen Stadium, winter is coming. Cheers sounded from both the Blue Devils’ and visitors’ sides as Duke, donning uniforms white as ice, hosted the red-clad Gamecocks. Though no snow fell on the field Sunday, the Blue Devils were like ice as they put out a fiery South Carolina team, restricting almost all of its opportunities.

With Republicans on cusp of supermajority, what voters can expect from newly-elected NC state government

(11/21/22 1:18am)

In the midterm elections, Republicans picked up two seats in the North Carolina Senate to reach a 30-seat supermajority but fell one seat short of the 72 needed for a supermajority in the House. Overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto requires supermajority votes in both houses of the N.C. General Assembly.

Duke men's soccer seizes early opportunities, advances past Denver to begin NCAA tournament run

(11/21/22 12:12am)

Sunday marked both the start of the World Cup and the start of Duke’s quest for its first NCAA championship since 1986. And, like the fans of Ecuador, the Blue Devil faithful celebrated as No. 7-seed Duke took down Denver in a second-round matchup that paired two of the top defenses in the country.  

Offensive miscues loom large for Duke women's basketball in spite of victory against Toledo

(11/21/22 12:10am)

A brief glance at box scores would indicate that Duke seems to be handling its schedule with relative ease—but a deeper look at some of the other stat columns shows that the Blue Devils have struggled with their offensive discipline as of late and is unproductive when not in transition. The question now for Duke, is whether its defense is enough to carry it to victory until it can remedy its offensive inconsistencies.

Statement from Durham County Sheriff

(11/20/22 5:00am)

We remember the victims of the most recent mass shooting – this one occurring on a college campus, just one state away, and a short drive north from us. I send my condolences to the three (3) families of the young victims who lost their lives and prayers for those injured, and the entire university community in Charlottesville. As a former campus police chief and now Sheriff, I have always advocated for responsible gun ownership throughout my career as a law enforcement leader. Such senseless gun violence has to stop.

Duke men's basketball shows off winning formula by playing to its strengths against Delaware

(11/19/22 1:59pm)

If one only looked at the final score of 92-58, it may have seemed like Duke had no trouble winning Friday's game. However, the Blue Devils could not easily put away the Blue Hens. While they started out strong, jumping out to a 31-18 lead with less than nine minutes left in the first half, Delaware went on a 15-6 run and cut the lead down to six at halftime.