Students, alumni prepare for Red and White Game

Hakeem Kinard, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Red Flash Football alumni drafted teams for the Red and White Game this Friday, April 27, 2018. Team Drayer and Team Duncan clash at 6:30 p.m. at Degol Field. Former Red Flash quarterback Zach Drayer selected All-American Kamron Lewis with his first pick. “I feel great about the team I picked,”...

Bower sisters dominate softball together

Abijah Howell, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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Two sisters, one team, the same goal: however, where one journey ends, the other begins. Sisters Mikayla and Alexis Bower have both impacted Saint Francis’ Softball program. For Alexis, the journey was successful from the start. She was unstoppable her first year, being named rookie of the year,...

SFU Women’s Basketball hosting Think Pink game

SFU Women’s Basketball hosting Think Pink game

Hakeem Kinard, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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Red Flash Women’s Basketball will host its 11th annual Think Pink game Saturday, February 17. A pink-out at Degol Arena will raise money for breast cancer awareness. The Flash will sport their pink uniforms against Sacred Heart on February 17 at 4 p.m. The 16-8 (11-1) Red Flash will take on a 9-15...

Women’s Basketball defends Degol

Abijah Howell, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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After an unexpected loss to Robert Morris on Saturday, January 13, Saint Francis University Women’s Basketball couldn’t wait for the opportunity to get revenge on the team that knocked them out of first place in their conference. In their previous meeting, junior guard Jessica Kovatch contributed...

Kovatch breaks conference and school record

Kovatch breaks conference and school record

Hakeem Kinard, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Junior phenom Jessica Kovatch drained 302 career 3-pointers to break the Northeast Conference record. Kovatch scored 32 points and made eight 3-pointers against Robert Morris Saturday afternoon. The conference record was previously held by a Saint Francis alumna, Alexa Hayward. Hayward, Class of 2015,...

Men’s basketball hits century mark in win over American

Men’s basketball hits century mark in win over American

Jim Gonsauls, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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One game after an impressive team performance at Louisville, the Red Flash men’s basketball team returned to Loretto to successfully defend their home court on Wednesday, Nov. 29, against American. The Red Flash reached the 100-point mark for the first time this season, defeating the Eagles, 100-89. Three...

Red Flash season tip-off ends in defeat

Deon Baker, Staff Writer

November 18, 2017


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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


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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 23, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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