The Torch

Mooney Shines In Boston as Johnnies Head to PR

March 11, 2014

This weekend the Track and Field team completed their last indoor meet at the ECAC championships at the Boston University Armory.  The team finished 10th overall in team standings with 23 points. “We are very proud of our...

Ladies keep going

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

March 11, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball team advanced to the Big East tournament finals Monday afternoon by beating Creighton 68-63 in double overtime.  It seemed the Red Storm’s hopes for its 4th conference title were doomed...

Ladies hold on against Seton Hall in Big East tourney

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

March 10, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball team took their first step to winning a conference championship by beating Seton Hall 66-60 in the second round of the Big East Tournament Sunday afternoon. St. John’s (21-9, 13-5) had...

Women’s Big East Roundup

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2014

On March 5 the Big East women’s basketball season awards winners were announced by the conference. Creighton’s Marissa Janning was selected as Big East Player of the Year and Georgetown’s freshman center Natalie Butler was...

Red Storm lose 23 point lead and fall to Marquette

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball team watched a 23-pont lead slip away Wednesday night at Carnesecca Arena losing to Big East opponent Marquette 74-61. St. John’s (19-8, 12-4) came out of the gate red hot shooting 52.0%...

Johnnies beat DePaul in uncomfortable fashion

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

March 5, 2014

The St. John’s men’s basketball team got the victory they needed over the DePaul Blue Demons, 72-64, to keep their NCAA Tournament dreams alive. The victory should have come in blowout fashion for St. John’s as they h...

Blank’s crew in rut

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2014

The St. John’s baseball team’s struggles continued on Sunday afternoon versus the No. 30 Kentucky Wildcats at the Old Dominion Baseball Tournament as the Red Storm were blown out 13-0. St. John’s couldn’t get anything...

Johnnies roughed up in city of brotherly love

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2014

The St. John’s men’s basketball team lost out on the opportunity to bolster their NCAA Tournament résumé as they lost a heartbreaker to the No. 9 Villanova Wildcats 57-54 on Saturday afternoon. "It was a classic Big East...

Hoyas snap Johnnies’ historic streak

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball teams’ program-leading 11 game winning streak was snapped after a disappointing 60-57 loss on the road to Georgetown Tuesday night.  The Red Storm had a tough game all-around but poor free...

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