St Johns

Moe Harkless drafted by Philadelphia 76ers
Moe Harkless drafted by Philadelphia 76ers
News Terence M. Cullen 6/28/2012 at 9:05PM

After more than three months of waiting and debating, Moe Harkless is in the NBA. The 6-foot-8 small forward who spent only one year playing at St. John’s was selected 15th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers – becoming the first Red Storm player in 12 years to be a first-round pick. The Jamaica, Queens native [...]

St. John’s asst. coach Mike Dunlap named head coach of Charlotte Bobcats
News Billy Rennison 6/19/2012 at 9:34AM

The pipeline that Steve Lavin has created from St. John’s to the NBA is not for players only. Assistant coach Mike Dunlap has been named as the next head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats — his first head coaching job at the Division I or NBA level. Dunlap, 54, took over Red Storm coaching duties [...]

Kyle Hansen’s high school coach remembers a player destined to be drafted
Kyle Hansen’s high school coach remembers a player destined to be drafted
Sports Liam La Guerre 6/13/2012 at 3:57PM

St. Dominic High School head baseball coach Richard Garrett was sitting at his desk on Tuesday, June 5 when his BlackBerry began “buzzing like a pinball machine.” Immediately he knew what had happened as he saw various texts from assistant coaches and players that read “sixth round.” The text barrage was to let him know [...]

Four Johnnies go in first 6 rounds of MLB Draft
Four Johnnies go in first 6 rounds of MLB Draft
News Liam La Guerre 6/06/2012 at 3:59PM

The Red Storm is on a roll. As the St. John’s University baseball team swept through the NCAA Division 1 regional tournament with three straight victories, the Johnnies stormed the second day of the 2012 MLB Draft, as four players were selected within the first six rounds. Junior outfielder Jeremy Baltz, who batted .345 this [...]

St. John’s baseball advances to Super Regionals for first time
St. John’s baseball advances to Super Regionals for first time
Sports Liam La Guerre 6/04/2012 at 3:19PM

It’s a bird, it’s a plane— no it’s the “Super” Johnnies. Led by sophomore Frank Schwindel’s perfect 5 for 5 day at the plate, the Red Storm knocked out No. 1 seeded University of North Carolina, 9-5, in the Chapel Hill region and knocked down the doors to its first ever Super Regional tournament. Junior [...]

Top Headlines from Around the Web
News Alexa Altman 4/28/2012 at 1:38PM

Power Line from Quebec to Astoria Draws Mixed Reviews A proposal to create a $2.2 billion power transmission line to bring wind and hydroelectric power from Quebec to Astoria is pitting environmentalists and against each another and creating some unusual alliances. NYDailyNews   Rapper Talib Kweli emcees at St. Johns University Like any great rapper, [...]

Moe Harkless named Big East Rookie of the Week
Moe Harkless named Big East Rookie of the Week
News Billy Rennison 2/27/2012 at 12:10PM

St. John’s freshmen continue to rack up accolades as Moe Harkless was named the Big East’s Rookie of the Week, the conference announced. This is Harkless’ second Rookie of the Week honor and the third time a Red Storm player has taken home the award this year. The Queens native averaged 18 points per game [...]

Honoring African-Americans who paved the way
Honoring African-Americans who paved the way
News Queens Courier Staff 2/27/2012 at 5:00AM

When Carl Fields walked the halls of St. John’s there weren’t many other blacks enrolled in the school, but they were welcomed equally to the university. Fields, who was part of the class of 1942, shone brightly on the track team and in the classroom. He graduated with his bachelor’s in English and social science, [...]

Malik Stith leaves St. John’s basketball program
Sports Billy Rennison 2/09/2012 at 10:58AM

St. John’s already thin rotation is down another man, as the team’s only returning player — Malik Stith — decided to leave the program. Stith’s departure leaves the Johnnies with six first-year players in the rotation — five freshmen and a junior college transfer. Citing personal reasons, Stith chose to step aside as a member [...]

Harkless wins Big East Rookie of the Week
Harkless wins Big East Rookie of the Week
News Billy Rennison 2/01/2012 at 6:09PM

Following last week’s win over West Virginia, St. John’s assistant coach Mike Dunlap remarked that freshman Moe Harkless deserved more acknowledgement, “but Moe is a great player and he is going to get his recognition.” Dunlap was right. Harkless was named Big East Rookie of the Week after collecting his seventh and eighth double-doubles of [...]