Category Archives: Sports

Duquesne’s Buckos – THE ZEMPS

Since the Pirates are 4 games ahead of St. Louis in the Central Division this year, what better time to celebrate another winning team – THE DUQUESNE ZEMPS! Since I began writing this blog, I have received many questions about … Continue reading

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30 Sights, Sounds and Smells of a Duquesne Summer

It has been unmercifully hot the past few nights here in Ocean Pines. I cannot remember the last time we were able to sleep with our windows open at night. We’ve become so dependent on air conditioning, I often wonder … Continue reading

Posted in Church and School - Holy Name, Duquesne Carnegie Library, Duquesne High School, Duquesne Place, Food and Restaurants, Life in General, Miscellaneous, Playing and Games, Sports, Summertime, The Steel Mills | 45 Comments

One of Duquesne’s Own Sport Heros!

I have learned SO much about the town that we all love since beginning this blog. Stories about people, places and events that were perhaps destined to be lost forever, have now been noted, recapped and made available to Duquesne … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne High School, Duquesne Public Schools, Duquesne's Special Citizens, Feedback From Our Friends, Sports | 9 Comments

Duquesne High School FOOTBALL

In October of 1980, GEO Magazine published an article about our hometown heros! I was unaware of this article until Rome Sikora (DHS 1953 – Seattle, WA/Mirage, CA) forwarded me a copy of the magazine a few weeks ago. I owe Rome … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne High School, Duquesne History, Duquesne Public Schools, Duquesne's Special Citizens, Life in General, Miscellaneous, Sports | 28 Comments

The September Of Our Years

The past week has been very hectic for me, so I apologize for not posting anything to my blog. However, in my feeble attempt to make-up for my lapse, I thought that it would be fun to take a look back … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne History, Life in General, Miscellaneous, Sports | 13 Comments

Steeler Football Is A Religion Not A Sport !!!

 I had to pass along the following that was sent to me by our friend and former Duquesne kid, Barry Long! Barry currently makes his home in Honolulu, Hawaii for 7 months each year, and in Kirkland, WA for 5 … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Restaurants, Sports | 22 Comments

Fleeting Fall Memories

Throughout America, the end of October brings around two events that definately signal  the Fall and Winter seasons are upon us. Duquesne was no different from the rest of the country when we were growing up. While rummaging through The … Continue reading

Posted in Autumntime, Holidays - Non-Christmas and New Years, Sports | 6 Comments

Where Are You My Friend???

I wanted to remind everyone that I’ll be posting the latest messages I have received from current and former Duquesne friends and neighbors. I post these on the 1st and 15th of each month in the posts titled VOICES FROM … Continue reading

Posted in Life in General, Sports | 3 Comments

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

In 1963, Nat King Cole released a song that perfectly described how one should enjoy the summer. I can still remember my mom and dad listening to the radio on summer nights while the sat with their neighbors on our back patio. … Continue reading

Posted in Kennywood, Life in General, Playing and Games, Sports, Summertime | 10 Comments

Home Again – Let the Good Times Roll!

Well, I have made it home! I had a wonderful trip to Duquesne and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Between visits with my family, meeting new friends, reconnecting with old friends, photographing old haunts as well as new views AND finally, meeting … Continue reading

Posted in Duquesne History, Food and Restaurants, Historic Events, Sports, Springtime, Visits to Duquesne | 4 Comments