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Desiigner to perform at Tip-Off

Desiigner to perform at Tip-Off

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
October 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

The wait for a Tip-Off performer has officially ended. Earlier today, St. John's Red Storm tweeted that hip-hop star Desiigner will perform at next Friday's basketball tip-off. Desiigner is most famously known for his song "Panda." Tickets to the event are first come, first-served. Students can... Read more »

Tommy John in the pro game and college game

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor
April 29, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

There are three words that no pitcher at any level of baseball wants to hear: Tommy John surgery. Over the last decade, the surgery on a pitcher’s torn ulnar collateral ligament has become an epidemic throughout the baseball world. According to MLB Network’s injury expert Will Carroll, there has... Read more »

Track continues impressive run at Penn Relays

Keisha Raymond, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

St. John’s track and field competed in six events on the first day of the Penn Relays in Philadelphia. The six events were throws, jumps, sprints and distance relays and the Red Storm placed in the top-fifth of the 80 team fields in the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relays. "The weather turned cold,... Read more »

St. John’s Wins Big East Series Against Villanova

April 29, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s continued their roll through the Big East against Villanova and improved to 8-3 in the conference, maintaining their tie with Creighton for first place. The Red Storm won the first two games of the weekend’s series before the Wildcats held off a ninth inning comeback to stave off the sweep. As... Read more »

Lax falls to Georgetown

Wilson Sy, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

After a hard-fought 13-10 to the No. 13 Georgetown Hoyas, the St. John’s men’s lacrosse team will not earn a spot in the Big East Championship. The Red Storm (3-11 overall, 1-4 Big-East) finished  with Villanova and Providence for fourth place in the conference. The Wildcats, however, earned the... Read more »

Men’s tennis wins second straight Big East Tourney title

Men’s tennis wins second straight Big East Tourney title

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The St. John’s men and women’s tennis teams both finished out their regular seasons with impressive three game winning streaks that helped them gain momentum for a huge event in Indianapolis this past weekend: the Big East Tournament. Head coach Eric Rebhuhn’s teams kept their confidence going... Read more »

Crowley wins Big East individual title, second straight for SJU

Crowley wins Big East individual title, second straight for SJU

Troy Mauriello, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Golf, Sports

The St. John’s men’s golf team was unable to defend their Big East Championship from last season over the weekend. The team finished tied for seventh place with a combined score of 920 (+56) at the 2015 Big East Men’s Championship at Callawassie Island Golf Course in South Carolina. The Red... Read more »

Track and field captain takes final bow

Track and field captain takes final bow

Anthony Scianna, Staff Writer
April 29, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

Standing at five-foot-four, Natasha Amazan generates power twice her size. As a senior shot putter, Amazan anchors the St. John’s women’s track and field team. As a four-year standout, Amazan has assumed the honor of captain, mentoring young teammates and pushing St. John’s towards excellence. “As... Read more »

Sidearmer Hackimer has been lights out for the Johnnies

Sidearmer Hackimer has been lights out for the Johnnies

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
April 29, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s baseball follows a simple formula: score plenty of runs and bring in the bullpen to lock down the win. They have the first part working almost every game, as they average 5.34 runs per game. They also have one of the most reliable bullpens in the country led by Thomas Hackimer. Hackimer... Read more »

After tough start, Kim has excelled as a Johnny

After tough start, Kim has excelled as a Johnny

Anthony Scianna, Staff Writer
April 21, 2015
Filed under Golf, Sports

Anna Kim is putting St. John’s women’s golf on the map. The charismatic junior is heating up when it counts, helping St. John’s finish fourth in this years Big East Tournament. Kim stepped up for the Johnnies, finishing first on her team and seventh overall. She carded a 230 (+14) through... Read more »

Tennis coach has taken on challenging, but familiar role

Tennis coach has taken on challenging, but familiar role

Wilson Sy, Staff Writer
April 21, 2015
Filed under Home Scroll, Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The St. John’s tennis program was in need of a women’s tennis coach before the season. Instead of looking outside for a  new head coach, they looked within. When the season started, Eric Rebhuhn was the head coach of the men’s tennis team. Rebhuhn spent four seasons as head coach of both the... Read more »

St. John’s splits with Creighton, remain tied atop Big East

St. John’s splits with Creighton, remain tied atop Big East

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
April 21, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s needed a shutdown start after falling behind 1-0 in the biggest series of the season, as well as the biggest game of the season, on the road against Creighton on Saturday. Ryan McCormick provided that shutdown and more. McCormick pitched 7.1 innings and allowed just one unearned run,... Read more »

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