St. John’s tops Georgetown in Round One of Big East Tournament

St. John’s tops Georgetown in Round One of Big East Tournament

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

The old saying goes, “offense wins games, but defense wins championships.” St. John’s women’s basketball is no exception. A strong defensive effort in the second half led the Red Storm to a 65-52 victory over Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament, as they advanced to t... Read more »

Tennis: Women beat Georgetown, Men upset Harvard

Tennis: Women beat Georgetown, Men upset Harvard

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis

Friday was a very good day for St. John’s tennis as both teams earned road wins. The women went to Washington D.C. and beat the Georgetown Hoyas 5-2. The men upset Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts 4-3. The men began the day by sweeping the Crimson in doubles play. Lucas Hejhal and Dusan Vukice... Read more »

St. John’s bounces back against Georgetown

St. John’s bounces back against Georgetown

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
February 16, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

After taking a pair of bad losses, St. John’s needed After back-to-back tough losses against Xavier and Villanova, the Red Storm was able to defeat rival Georgetown on Sunday afternoon 63-55. Along with the usual cast, St. John’s got big contributions off the bench. Junior forward Jade Wa... Read more »

Georgetown drops the hammer on the Johnnies, 92-67

Georgetown drops the hammer on the Johnnies, 92-67

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

St. John’s is still winless in the Big East after dropping a 92-67 decision to Georgetown at the Verizon Center. The Johnnies never held a lead the entire game while Georgetown had three players score at least 20 points and hit a season-high 56 percent of its field goals. The win ended a three... 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 »

Socctober fest celebrates men’s and women’s soccer

Matthew Maneri, Contributing Writer
October 24, 2014
Filed under News

St. John’s held its first ever SocctoberFest celebrating the men’s and women’s soccer teams in front of Belson Stadium last Wednesday and Thursday before the matches against Creighton and Georgetown. SJU RedZone sponsored the event. They set up a pregame tailgate with lawn games such as KanJa... Read more »

Hoya Paranoia: LAX falls 14-13

April 10, 2013
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Anthony Parelli Assistant Sports Editor The surging St. John’s men’s lacrosse team hit a snag Saturday in Long Island, losing an overtime heartbreaker 14-13 to Georgetown. The game took place at Bethpage High School and was aptly titled “The Battle of Bethpage.” Highlighting the loss... Read more »

Seniors lead way to OT victory: McKenith and Smith at it again as they put up big numbers against Georgetown

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
February 13, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team edged out Sugar Rodgers and Georgetown University with a 76-72 effort that extended into overtime on Saturday. After tying the game with 20 seconds left in regulation, the Red Storm (11-10, 5-4) were able to break away from the Hoyas (13-10, 4-6) in overtime. Shenneika... Read more »

Q&A: Father Harrington: Torch talks Big East, Future of STJ and SGI with University Pres.

Q&A: Father Harrington: Torch talks Big East, Future of STJ and SGI with University Pres.

Torch Editorial Board
November 14, 2012
Filed under Home Scroll, News, Off campus, On campus, Sports

Torch: In a normal period, what does your daily schedule look like? Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M.: I spend a lot of time working with my direct reports so that’s the chief academic officer, the provost [Robert Mangione], it’s the chief operating officer [Martha Hirst]. Dealing with Joe [Oliva] ... Read more »