SFU softball wins 13 in a row

SFU softball wins 13 in a row

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer
March 27, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Saint Francis to host 11th annual Sheetz Sports4Kids Day

Christian McFadden, Staff writer
March 21, 2017
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The Athletics Department will host its 11th annual Sheetz Sports4Kids Day on Sunday, April 2, at the Maurice Stokes Athletics Center. “The event was first held in the memory of Alicia Richardson, a member of the Saint Francis women’s volleyball team, who passed away in 2007,” said John Krimmel,...

Track & Field team preps for outdoor season

Christian McFadden, Staff writer
March 15, 2017
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The Saint Francis men’s track and field team lost a  close battle with Wagner for third place in the 2017 Northeast Conference indoor championship in February. On the women’s side, the Red Flash placed seventh at the indoor finals. The beginning of the outdoor season gives both teams a chance...

Red Flash Football opens spring drills

Abijah Howell, Staff writer
March 9, 2017
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After an outstanding season last year, the Saint Francis football team has opened spring drills. Saint Francis won the Northeast Conference, going 5-1 in the league, and securing a spot in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs for the first time in school history. Spring ball provides...

SFU Freshman collects 6th NEC Rookie of the Week Award

Yohanny Rodriguez, Staff Writer
February 19, 2017
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Keith Braxton, a 6-foot-4-inch guard for the Red Flash men’s basketball team, is enjoying a great start to his college career. On Feb. 9, Braxton recorded 12 points, four assists and seven rebounds in a loss to Wagner.  Two days later, he scored 14 points to go along with six rebounds against Northeast...

Larger Crowd Provides Boost to Red Flash Hoops Team

Larger Crowd Provides Boost to Red Flash Hoops Team

Andre Wolford, Staff writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Sports

Saint Francis has not drawn large crowds to basketball games in recent years. On Feb. 9, however, it was a different environment at DeGol Arena for the Red Flash men’s Northeast Conference game against Wagner. The Red Flash forced overtime against the Seahawks, but were unable to secure the win,...

Defending NEC High Jump Champ Aiming for Another Conference Crown

Christian McFadden, Staff writer
February 17, 2017
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Defending NEC High Jump Champ Aiming for Another Conference Crown By Christian McFadden   Saint Francis senior Nicholas Miller captured the 2016 NEC outdoor title in the high jump last spring, edging out teammate Nicholas Conway by clearing 2.02 meters at the conference finals. This...

Track & Field Teams ready for NEC Indoor Championships

Yohanny Rodriguez, Staff writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

“Focus” is in the air as one enters the Stokes Center’s Auxiliary Gym. The Red Flash men’s and women’s track and field teams are preparing for the Northeast Conference indoor championships this weekend, Feb. 18-19, on Staten Island, New York. At last winter’s NEC indoor championships,...

The Dream Catcher: Tre McKeithen

The Dream Catcher: Tre McKeithen

Andre Wolford, Staff writer
February 16, 2017
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“Hard work can help you achieve whatever you want to achieve in life, but you have to realize that you will fail at some point, and when that happens, you can’t put your head down. You have to continue to fight.” Those words come from someone who knows, for Saint Francis men’s basketball player...

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