The Torch

Halasz’ strike powers Red Storm to victory in home opener

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

August 24, 2015

It took until the 60th minute and a booming strike off the left foot of senior midfielder Shelby Halasz, but the St. John’s offense finally was able to breakthrough for the game’s lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Towson on ...

St. John’s takes down Princeton, 9-1

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager

April 16, 2015

St. John’s used a six-run rally in the fourth inning to take out Princeton 9-1 Wednesday, ahead of a huge conference series against Creighton. The Red Storm (20-12) jumped ahead 3-1 in the bottom of the second inning via...

St. John’s blown out by Providence in quarterfinals of Big East tournament.

Wilson Sy, Staff Writer

March 16, 2015

St. John’s blown out by Providence in quarter-finals of Big East tournament. For the fourth consecutive year, the St. John’s Basketball team is one-and-done in the Big East Tournament. The senior class finished their conference...

Villanova beats Xavier to clinch Big East title

Wilson Sy, Staff Writer

March 16, 2015

With a total of 10 teams in the Big-East Conference, the Villanova Wildcats are 2015 Big-East basketball champions by dominating Xavier 69-52 on Saturday night (3.14) at Madison Square Garden. Head coach Jay Wright earned his...

Red Storm have eyes set on NCAA tourney after 21-10 season

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

March 11, 2015

It didn’t come easy, but it has finally happened after four years of waiting for the St. John’s men’s basketball team. There have been flashes over the last three and a half years of how good the Red Storm can be, but they...

Women’s golf finishes fifth at LIU Lonnie Barton Invitational

Keisha Raymond, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2015

St John's women's golf team dominated the opening round of the 2015 Big East Championship. The Red Storm had a 15-stroke lead in the opening round of the LIU Lonnie Barton Invitational at the LPGA International Jones Course. The...

Junior college transfer Stashak emerges for St. John’s

Brandon Mauk, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2015

St. John’s baseball has gotten off to a slow start to the 2015 season, as they sit at 5-7 after playing against tough competition. Thankfully, their long road trip will come to a close this week and they will return to the New...

Red Storm down Butler at Hinkle

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

The women’s basketball team is really giving it their all with 11 wins out of seventeen conference games, and being ranked 3rd in conference. The Red Storm turned around from their last lost against Butler in the beginning ...

Johnnies down Georgetown on senior day at MSG

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

Back in 2011, new head coach Steve Lavin landed his first recruiting class that consisted of highly talented prospects, Sir’Dominic Pointer, D’Angelo Harrison and Phil Greene. The group has gone through their fare share of...

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