St. John’s University

St. John’s women’s basketball team looks to continue dynasty
St. John’s women’s basketball team looks to continue dynasty
News Liam La Guerre 10/16/2013 at 3:18PM

The St. John’s University women’s basketball team has big shoes to fill. With last year’s departure of seniors Nadirah McKenith and Shenneika Smith to the WNBA — the first female Red Storm players ever drafted to the league — the team has some gaping holes. Smith and McKenith were the key players of the greatest [...]

St. John’s third annual Dribble For The Cure raises $55K for cancer
St. John’s third annual Dribble For The Cure raises $55K for cancer
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/29/2013 at 3:42PM

About two years ago St. John’s University men’s basketball head coach Steve Lavin announced he had prostate cancer and would need surgery. Lavin missed most of the following season and had a successful surgery and recovery, but for members of the university and especially the men’s basketball team, talking about cancer still hits home. “Coach always talks [...]

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 [...]

Star of Queens: Janet McCreesh, president, Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Association
Star of Queens: Janet McCreesh, president, Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Association
News Queens Courier Staff 8/26/2013 at 9:17AM

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Janet McCreesh serves as the president of the Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Association, which serves to unite and encourage all homeowners and residents to improve and maintain the community. In addition to her duties as president, McCreesh is also an executive assistant for a construction company in New York City. McCreesh is the mother of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/30/2013 at 7:48AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear. High of 84. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday Night: Clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 68. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. EVENT OF THE DAY: Queens Symphony Orchestra: Viva Verdi & Friends The Queens Symphony Orchestra will [...]

St. John’s University names interim president
St. John’s University names interim president
Education & Kids Liam La Guerre 7/10/2013 at 4:35PM

St. John’s University’s board of trustees has announced that Reverend Joseph Levesque will replace Father Donald Harrington as the school’s interim president, closing the chapter on the corruption that shook the institution. Levesque will become the head of the university effective August 1 and guide the school before the upcoming school year as the board [...]