The Torch

Lavin extension talks ongoing

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2014

The University and men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin have discussed an extension of his current six-year contract, according to a statement from the program. Lavin told the New York Post talks were ongoing in a recent interview....

Ladies recent struggles continue

Julia Quadrino, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball team fell to the Creighton Blue Jays by a score of 65-62, handing the Red Storm its first losing streak of the 2014 calendar year. Amber Thompson was limited by the Creighton (17-10, 11-4)...

Party like it’s 2011! Johnnies mirror KBA’s old squad

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball has been turning heads with their impressive play this season.  The Red Storm is currently ranked No. 22 in the nation with a 19-6 record while sitting on top of the Big East thanks to...

McArdle looks to lead Red Storm to new heights

Brandon Mauk, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2014

St. John’s lacrosse enters the season as a hungry bunch as they finished 9-4 but failed to qualify for the Big East tournament last season. The No. 19/18 Red Storm began the 2014 campaign with expectations of a Big East tourney...

Johnnies can’t create offense at Yale

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

The No. 19/18 St. John’s lacrosse team lost its first game of 2014 season falling to No. 13 Yale on the road Saturday afternoon by a 10-6 final. The Bulldogs are known for their shutdown defense, ranking sixth in the nation...

St. John’s falls to Xavier 65-53 at MSG

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

Photos: Jalen Miller After a strong start to February the St. John’s men’s basketball team dropped its second game in a row Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden 65-53 at the hands of Big East rival Xavier. The R...

Freshmen adapting to States

Dane Holt, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2014

The women’s tennis team has been on a tear lately winning four straight with a season record of 5-1. I had the opportunity to speak with Khrystyna Pavlyuk, Anna Morozova, and Nastya Polyakova some of the international players...

Burner and Reed ready to go

Aisha Quinones, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

After a week hiatus, the St. John’s softball team prepares for their upcoming matchup against Alabama at Birmingham set for Friday Feb. 28th as a part of the Sixth Annual Bulldog Invitational, players Erin Burner & Jackie...

St. John’s extends support to youth abroad

Editorial Staff

February 26, 2014

In recent weeks, both Venezuela and Ukraine have entered into a spiral of lethal conflict and civil unrest due to unconformity with the status quo in the countries’ governments. That being said, the University community extends...

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