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Roberto Livi making his mark at St. John’s

Roberto Livi making his mark at St. John’s

Kaylee Herndon, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Sports Scroll

Men’s tennis standout senior Roberto Livi recently made consolation finals at the Oracles/ITA Masters tournament, a prestigious 32-player tournament held at the Malibu Racquet Club in Malibu, Calif.  “To compete against the best players in the country, [I am] very honored...I got some great victories... Read more »

New backcourt duo leads St. John’s over Binghamton

New backcourt duo leads St. John’s over Binghamton

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Without a true point guard in 2015-16, St. John’s struggled to initiate their offense and failed to run Chris Mullin’s NBA space-and-space system successfully. The result: One of the worst seasons in program history. This year, St. John’s doesn’t just have one dynamic point guard; they h... Read more »

St. John’s Lacrosse visits Naval Academy

St. John’s Lacrosse visits Naval Academy

October 26, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s lacrosse team took a trip to Annapolis, Md. on Oct. 15 to take on the U.S. Naval Academy for a fall exhibition game. The Red Storm faced off against the Midshipmen in a five-quarter game in the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Eight different men on the team scored in th... Read more »

Red Storm Roundup: Women’s soccer prevails, volleyball drops two

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

NCAA Volleyball 10/20: Xavier defeats St. John's (25-19, 15-25, 25-13l 25-18) St. John’s volleyball, continuing their road stretch from last week into this week, went out to Cincinnati to take on Xavier on Thursday. They put forth an outstanding defensive effort but lost the match 3-1 (19-25, 25-15, 13-... Read more »

Chris Mullin to be recognized at Samaritan Daytop Foundation Gala

Chris Mullin to be recognized at Samaritan Daytop Foundation Gala

Angelica Acevedo, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll

St. John’s own Head Coach for the Men’s Basketball Team, Chris Mullin, will be honored at the first annual Samaritan Daytop Foundation Gala Wednesday for his many charitable efforts along with his expertise in basketball, according to a St. John’s University press release. The Samaritan Dayto... Read more »

Cooksley’s long journey of success at St. John’s

Cooksley’s long journey of success at St. John’s

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

Roughly 3,437 miles separate Guildford, England, the hometown of Harry Cooksley, and the unforgiving goalposts of Belson Stadium on the Queens, NY campus of St. John’s University. If it were up to junior midfielder he would line it up from there, as calmly and as confidently as ever, and have ... Read more »

Former Editor In Chief journeys from The Torch to the NFL

Former Editor In Chief journeys from The Torch to the NFL

Carmine Carcieri and Troy Mauriello
October 26, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll

It was Jan. 4, 2006 at the Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, CA. Number two Texas trailed top ranked USC, 38-33, with 26 seconds left in the BCS National Championship game. On a 4th and 5, Longhorns quarterback Vince Young rolled right from the Trojans’ nine-yard line, beat the defense around the corner a... Read more »

Frenzied Tip-Off: Desiigner’s mic cut during performance

Frenzied Tip-Off: Desiigner’s mic cut during performance

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
October 19, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

In what was the most eventful and frenetic Red Storm Tip-Off in St. John’s history, the men’s and women’s 2016-17 basketball teams, head coach Chris Mullin, rapper J Cole and hip hop recording artist Desiigner took center stage at Carnesecca Arena on Friday night. But the night didn’t end exactly as planne... Read more »

St. John’s holds 11th annual 100-out softball fundraiser game

St. John’s holds 11th annual 100-out softball fundraiser game

Brianna Pace, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s softball team hosted their 11th annual 100-out softball game on Wednesday, October 5. The game is held to raise money for the program. Team Storm overpowered Team Red, 29-21. The game is held to give the girls a chance to practice situational work as well as raise much needed mon... Read more »

McArdle inks deal with NLL’s Toronto Rock

McArdle inks deal with NLL’s Toronto Rock

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

Former St. John’s lacrosse star Kieran McArdle is the most decorated player in the program’s history, nobody amassing more career points, assists and goals as a member of the Red Storm than the 24-year-old attackman. After winning Major League Lacrosse’s Rookie of the Year in 2014 as a member of... Read more »

SJU Alum Parker finding his groove on the pitch

SJU Alum Parker finding his groove on the pitch

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

Ninety-nine percent of the world’s population will never understand the feeling that Tim Parker had last week. The U.S. Men’s Soccer National Team called upon him to join the roster just three days before their friendly against New Zealand. Travel arrangements must have been a pain, but there he wa... Read more »

Red Storm Roundup: Big wins at home for men’s, women’s soccer

Red Storm Roundup: Big wins at home for men’s, women’s soccer

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Sports, Sports Scroll, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

NCAA Men's Soccer (10/15): St. John's 2, Butler 1 The Red Storm men’s soccer team took on No. 11/14 Butler on Saturday at Belson Stadium and came away with a 2-1 victory. Alistair Johnston scored St. John’s first goal in the 37th minute assisted by Mauricio Rivas. Butler fired back in the 64th minute with a... Read more »

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