Red Storm

Victory marks fourth consecutive win for St. John’s men’s soccer
Victory marks fourth consecutive win for St. John’s men’s soccer
News Liam La Guerre 9/16/2013 at 5:37PM

In the 19th minute St. John’s men’s soccer forward Sean Sepe clutched his head and looked to the sky as if the world was coming to an end. Sepe just missed an easy goal directly in front the frame. With no defenders around, it was just him and the West Virginia University goalkeeper, Lee Johnston. [...]

Mulligan’s golden goal puts No. 23 Red Storm pass No. 5 Akron
Mulligan’s golden goal puts No. 23 Red Storm pass No. 5 Akron
News Liam La Guerre 9/08/2013 at 11:00AM

With a penalty kick lined up, the game rested on St. John’s forward Jimmy Mulligan’s foot. Pressure poured in as the intense match, in which both teams just scored one goal apiece in 90 minutes of regulation and more than 15 minutes in overtime and had seven yellow cards handed out, came down to just [...]

St. John’s edges out NJIT in 2013 men’s soccer season opener
St. John’s edges out NJIT in 2013 men’s soccer season opener
News Liam La Guerre 8/31/2013 at 8:25AM

Going into his 23rd season as St. John’s men’s soccer head coach, Dr. Dave Masur has seen it all. As one of Division 1 most winningest active coaches at 367-123-76 (.716), Masur has raised the St. John’s program into a national contender, but he knows every year the slates are wiped clean. “What’s that?” Masur [...]

St. John’s women’s basketball team falls short in NCAA tournament
St. John’s women’s basketball team falls short in NCAA tournament
Sports Queens Courier Staff 3/25/2013 at 5:50PM

BY LIAM LAGUERRE With the odds were against the St. John’s women’s basketball team this season, they were normally able to overcome. The season began under a rookie head coach, had a slow start and lost a starter from an early injury, but the Red Storm battled its way into the NCAA tournament for the [...]

St. John’s basketball focuses on NCAA Tournament
St. John’s basketball focuses on NCAA Tournament
News Terence M. Cullen 2/28/2013 at 3:38PM

It was mid-October when guard D’Angelo Harrison sat in the corner of the media workroom at Carnessecca Arena. The Red Storm had just ceremoniously kicked off its forthcoming season and was less than a month away from its first game, a November 13 matchup against Detroit. It was the only thing Harrison said he and [...]

Johnnies take season opener
Sports Billy Rennison 11/15/2012 at 11:19AM

Celebrating head coach Steve Lavin’s return to the sideline, St. John’s opened the season with a block party. In his collegiate debut, freshman Chris Obekpa broke the school record with eight blocks, leading the Johnnies to a 77-74 win in their season opener against Detroit on Tuesday, November 13. “I just kept playing like the [...]

St. John’s opens season with Tip-Off event
St. John’s opens season with Tip-Off event
Sports Terence M. Cullen 10/15/2012 at 6:00PM

A St. John’s athletic communications staffer entered the media room of Carnesecca Arena to face a gaggle of reporters following the men’s basketball team’s October 12 Tip-Off. He asked the pool which of the “veterans” the reporters would like to speak with. Instinctively, they called out “D’Angelo [Harrison]” and “Amir [Garrett]” and then everyone seemed [...]

From the mound to the hardwood, Amir Garrett gears up for the basketball season
Sports Terence M. Cullen 10/15/2012 at 5:00PM

While his teammates reconvened in Queens for “summer school,” Amir Garrett was training with another team. Luckily, he didn’t have to change the colors on his uniform. Garrett, a 22nd round draft pick of the Cincinnati Reds in 2011, spent the summer training with the baseball team as part of an agreement that lets him [...]

John Starks and St. John’s Dribbles for a Cure
John Starks and St. John’s Dribbles for a Cure
News Terence M. Cullen 9/24/2012 at 2:02PM

In front of nearly 400 students, children and family members, St. John’s men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin stood in his trademark black pants and white sneakers. His focus wasn’t basketball, the upcoming season or the string of new Dribbles recruits he has ushered in. Instead, Lavin reminded the crowd that cancer, in one way or [...]

St. John’s fencer finishes sixth in men’s individual saber at Olympics
St. John’s fencer finishes sixth in men’s individual saber at Olympics
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/30/2012 at 5:46PM

Daryl Homer was underrated going into the men’s individual saber event in the London Olympics, since it was his first-ever appearance in the pinnacle of athletic competition. But the 18-seeded Homer shocked everyone when he upset world ranked No. 2 Alexey Yakimenko of Russia, 15-14, showcasing the strength of the U.S. fencing team. “In my [...]