Red Flash season tip-off ends in defeat

Deon Baker, Staff Writer
November 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

As the Red Flash comes back from California, they are now 0-2. Red Flash Men’s Basketball fought against a hard two teams from the West Coast Conference. November 11, they matched up against one of the top 25 teams in the county, Saint Mary’s from Moraga, California. Tip-off was at 5pm, and Red Fla...

Both men’s, women’s basketball teams tabbed to win NEC

Both men’s, women’s basketball teams tabbed to win NEC

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer
November 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the first time in Red Flash history, both the men’s and women’s basketball programs are ranked No. 1 in the Northeast Conference preseason coaches’ poll. The SFU men’s team finished the 2016-17 season with a 17-17 record.  Sophomore guard Keith Braxton from Glassboro, New Jersey, and...

Becoming that someone: Clint Hurdle brings inspiring words to SFU

Becoming that someone: Clint Hurdle brings inspiring words to SFU

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer & copy editor
October 22, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle spoke to Saint Francis University about working through adversity and challenges in pursuing his journey of "becoming that someone" every day. SFU’s Shields School of Business brought Hurdle to campus October 12 as the 2017 keynote speaker for the Dr. Zanzuccki...

Red Flash Men’s Basketball approaching an exciting season

Red Flash Men’s Basketball approaching an exciting season

Deon Baker
October 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With a traumatic ending to the season last year, which was one of the best seasons in over 20 years, the Red Flash men’s basketball team is very excited to get started this season, especially after holding the first home playoff game in 26 years. The Red Flash made it to the NEC Championship game for the first...

Survey suggests majority of SFU students disapprove of anthem protests at NFL games

Survey suggests majority of SFU students disapprove of anthem protests at NFL games

Zach Salek
September 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Shortly before the debate over players’ national anthem protests prior to NFL games exploded onto the national scene, Saint Francis students weighed in regarding their thoughts on this form of public dissent. In a mid-September survey on football-related issues conducted by Saint Francis students...

Last-Second Field Goal Ends DeGol Field Win Streak for SFU Football

Last-Second Field Goal Ends DeGol Field Win Streak for SFU Football

Sam Kimmel, Staff writer
September 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Loretto was host to an instant classic on Saturday, Sept. 16, with a football game that was decided on a field goal as time expired. That, however, may not be what most people remember from this game. Towson ended a 10-game home win streak for Saint Francis (2-1) at DeGol Field after a recent rule...

Women’s soccer hosts Soccer Without Borders event

Aidan Sweeney, Staff writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Red Flash women’s soccer team held their annual Soccer Without Borders tournament on April 21. The event raises money for those who can’t afford balls, equipment, etc. It welcomes children who love the game to Saint Francis and gives them a chance to develop their skills while working with...

11th Sheetz Sports4Kids Day a success

11th Sheetz Sports4Kids Day a success

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

SFU's Athletics Department hosted 350 children for its 11th annual Sheetz Sports4Kids Day on April 2. The event honors Alicia Richardson, a former member of the Red Flash women’s volleyball team who died in 2007. She was an education major at Saint Francis and loved children. The purpose of the eve...

SFU softball wins 13 in a row

SFU softball wins 13 in a row

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Saint Francis may not be one of the larger schools in Division I athletics, but Red Flash softball is winning big and making a statement this season. Entering Saturday’s Northeast Conference action at Fairleigh Dickinson, the program is on its longest winning streak since 1998, winning 13 in a row. The...

Football outdraws basketball in fan support

Football outdraws basketball in fan support

Hakeem Kinard, Staff writer
March 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

For many years, the most recognized sport at Saint Francis has been the men’s basketball program. It has historically drawn the most fans and generated the most media attention. This might be changing. Attendance at Red Flash football games continue to increase, while the number of fans attending...

Jerome preps for NFL Draft

Jerome preps for NFL Draft

Abijah Howell, Staff writer
March 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Lorenzo Jerome has been a part of many Saint Francis’ firsts. He was the first Saint Francis football player to earn All-Northeast Conference distinction four straight years. He was the first Saint Francis and NEC player to be invited to the National Football League’s annual training combine. Now...

Women’s basketball closes 17-win season

Women’s basketball closes 17-win season

Andre Wolford, Staff writer
March 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The Red Flash’s postseason run in the Women’s Basketball Invitational came to an end on March 19 in a 67-57 home loss to Wisconsin-Milwaukee. SFU closed the season with a 17-15 mark and a 13-5 record in Northeast Conference competition. The team accepted an invitation to the WBI after falling...

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