St. John’s loses again, crushed by the Hall

St. John’s loses again, crushed by the Hall

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With a chance to pull off an upset against their rival and earn their first win since mid-December, the St. John’s men’s basketball team took a trip across the Hudson River to face the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday night. The end result was not what the Johnnies hoped for as the Pirates dominate... Read more »

Kathryn Smith: Blazing a trail for women

Kathryn Smith: Blazing a trail for women

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

On Jan. 20, Kathryn Smith became a trailblazer for women all over the sports world as she became the first full-time female coach in National Football League (NFL) history as she was named special teams quality control coach for the Buffalo Bills. A St. John’s alum, Smith started her journey in th... Read more »

Daly continues to make history

Daly continues to make history

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Making history seems to run through the blood of Rachel Daly. On Jan. 15, the St. John’s senior forward yet again etched her name in the soccer history books, both at St. John’s and in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The Harrogate, England native became the first St. John’s pl... Read more »

Littleton: A rare mix of size, speed and athleticism

Littleton: A rare mix of size, speed and athleticism

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Forward Imani Littleton’s impressive basketball career started getting more and more exciting during her four years playing for The Bishop’s School. Littleton scored over 2,200 points for the Knights and posted over 1,200 rebounds. The four-star recruit was snagged by head coach Joe Tartamella a... Read more »

St. John’s dance team wins first National Title

St. John’s dance team wins first National Title

Crystal Simmons, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Dance Team, Sports

The Johnnies danced their way to a National Championship at the two-day competition on Jan. 16 and 17. The team competed against tough Division I teams from across the country. In previous years, they have placed second, third, fourth and fifth. This was their first championship win in program history at the U... Read more »

Men’s basketball hits the recruiting trail

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In their first offseason at St. John’s, Chris Mullin and his coaching staff did a marvelous job of bringing in six talented recruits in order to build a competitive roster on the fly. And, while Malik Ellison, Yankuba Sima, Federico Mussini, Darien Williams, Marcus LoVett and Kassoum Yakwe are key to th... Read more »

Handford, Grant lead Johnnies to 7-3 stretch

Handford, Grant lead Johnnies to 7-3 stretch

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Behind their sensational duo of senior guards Danaejah Grant and Aliyyah Handford, the St. John’s women’s basketball team rolled to a 7-3 record over the winter break. Grant and Handford have averaged 19.3 and 17.3 points per game, respectively (as of Jan. 24), as they have led the Red Storm... Read more »

Men’s basketball slumps during break

Men’s basketball slumps during break

Troy Mauriello, Assistant Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

As St. John’s students headed home to spend the holiday season with their families last month, the Red Storm men’s basketball team was having a less than jolly holiday season. Chris Mullin’s squad dropped all nine of their games over the winter break as they have struggled to find footing in ... Read more »

St. John’s losing streak reaches ten

St. John’s losing streak reaches ten

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
January 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The young St. John’s men’s basketball team is still searching for answers, as they once again couldn’t pull out a close one. After falling behind by 20, St. John’s effort almost got them that elusive win, but their losing streak still reached 10. Durand Johnson and Federico Mussini rallied t... Read more »

Balanced attack leads SJU over Butler

Balanced attack leads SJU over Butler

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

This winter’s big blizzard isn’t the only storm that wreaked havoc in New York Friday night. Led by a smart, offensive attack and excellent defense, the St. John’s University Women’s Basketball team defeated Butler 68-41 at Carnesecca Arena. The Red Storm earned their sixth win in conferenc... Read more »

Walker, dominant post-play beat Xavier

Walker, dominant post-play beat Xavier

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team took sole possession of second place in the Big East Conference standings Sunday afternoon when they defeated Xavier 57-41. The Johnnies’ defense matched a season-best output by allowing only 41 points. The Red Storm improved to 16-4 overall, 7-2 in conference play. ... Read more »

Losing streak reaches eight in loss to Georgetown

Losing streak reaches eight in loss to Georgetown

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
January 18, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite losing their first four Big East games, the St. John’s men’s basketball team showed grit and toughness, as they were competitive against Creighton, Providence, Xavier and Marquette. But on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, the rails fell off early with the Georgetown Hoyas crushing t... Read more »