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St. John’s falls in overtime to Villanova, 79-76
News Billy Rennison 1/21/2012 at 8:33PM

With the clock winding down in overtime and St. John’s down three to Villanova, the number one option on the potential game-tying play – Moe Harkless – could only stand and watch. Fans that braved the cold were rewarded with a heated Big East battle that came down to the buzzer with the Johnnies falling [...]

St. John’s falls to #11 Georgetown at MSG
News Billy Rennison 1/15/2012 at 8:03PM

After jumping out to an early 13-5 lead, St. John’s struggled to find an offensive groove and fell to the 11th ranked Georgetown Hoyas 69-49. The Johnnies (8-9, 2-4 Big East) scored just six points over the last 12 minutes of the first half after their quick start allowing the Hoyas a chance to get [...]

Maurice Harkless named to Big East’s Honor Roll
Maurice Harkless named to Big East’s Honor Roll
Sports Steve Mosco 1/03/2012 at 4:22PM

One of the borough’s top hoops stars is continuing his athletic success under the bright lights of college basketball. Maurice Harkless, a former star forward at Forest Hills High School, was named to the Big East Conference’s Weekly Honor Roll on January 2 for his high-flying efforts in St. John’s games against Providence and Connecticut. [...]

Terry Francona to speak at St. John’s Baseball Bullpen Winter Banquet
Sports Steve Mosco 1/03/2012 at 4:17PM

The sixth annual St. John’s Baseball Bullpen Winter Banquet will be held on Monday, January 30 and will feature two-time World Series champion manager Terry Francona. All proceeds from the event, held once again at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, directly benefit the Red Storm baseball program. “Our Bullpen Winter Banquet serves as [...]

Diamond Club: St. John’s releases 2012 baseball schedule
Diamond Club: St. John’s releases 2012 baseball schedule
Sports Steve Mosco 12/20/2011 at 1:11PM

Baseball fans found some cleats and bats in their stockings this month as St. John’s announced the Red Storm’s schedule for the coming 2012 season. The 56-game season stretch includes 24 home games and features the fourth annual Big Ten-Big East Challenge, as well as a total of 11 games against teams that participated in [...]

St. John’s guard Nurideen Lindsay to transfer
News Billy Rennison 12/08/2011 at 5:54PM

Sophomore guard Nurideen Lindsay, one of eight new Johnnies, is transferring from the university. St. John’s (4-5)  announced Thursday that that the Redlands Community College transfer would be leaving the school at the end of the Fall semester. “This was a mutually agreed-upon decision that Nuri’s pursuit of other opportunities is in the best interest [...]

Deafening Noise After Incident At Queens Plant
Deafening Noise After Incident At Queens Plant
News Billy Rennison 12/05/2011 at 3:11PM

Two women shot in Astoria Cops are on the hunt for a man who allegedly shot his wife and daughter inside of a home in Astoria on Monday morning.  According to reports, the two women were shot in the head and were taken to Elmhurst Hospital and are now listed in stable condition. Read More: [...]

Dead baby discovered at bleeding teen’s home
Dead baby discovered at bleeding teen’s home
News Jay Lane 11/25/2011 at 9:03AM

Man Guilty of Raping Ex-Girlfriend and Then Framing Her Seemona Sumasar said all along that she was raped by her ex-boyfriend, who then framed her for a series of armed robberies that never took place. On Wednesday, a jury in State Supreme Court in Queens agreed, finding the ex-boyfriend, Jerry Ramrattan, guilty of more than 10 charges, including [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/18/2011: Deadly Woodside House Fire
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/18/2011: Deadly Woodside House Fire
News Jay Lane 11/18/2011 at 8:59AM

Deadly Woodside House Fire A fire that broke out inside a house in Woodside early Friday morning claimed the life of one woman and injured four other people. The FDNY says the fire was reported at 1:15 a.m. at a two and one-half story house on 61st Street between Woodside Avenue and 43rd Avenue. Read [...]

New year, new roster for St. John’s basketball
New year, new roster for St. John’s basketball
News Billy Rennison 10/25/2011 at 3:36PM

After their most successful season in a decade, St. John’s will look to continue their resurgence with an almost completely new roster. Following a senior-laden run to the NCAA tournament last year, St. John’s reloaded with the third-ranked recruiting class, looking to continue the momentum the program gained in the first year under coach Steve [...]