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
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“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...

Lacrosse Team set to begin new season

Lacrosse Team set to begin new season

Hakeem Kinard, Staff writer
February 15, 2017
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The Red Flash lacrosse team opens its season at home against Central Michigan on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. at DeGol Field. The Flash are eager for the start of the new season and are looking to build on last year’s 4-12 campaign. Kara Concheck enters her first full season as head coach of...

Annual Think Pink game held at Stokes

Jessica Crumm, Staff writer
February 15, 2017
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The Saint Francis women’s basketball team hosted the 2017 Think Pink Game on Feb. 11. They lost to Mount Saint Mary’s on the court but succeeded in bringing attention to breast cancer and raising funds for research of the disease. SFU players and fans showed their support for the cause by wearing...

Kovatch becomes fastest Flash to 1,000-Point milestone

Kovatch becomes fastest Flash to 1,000-Point milestone

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer
February 15, 2017
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The ball bounces on the opponent’s hardwood floor before her knees bend slightly inward, taking her into her unique stance, one that lifts her a few inches. A nanosecond is all she needs to position the ball on her fingers, before lofting it into the air. At Robert Morris on Jan. 16, sophomore...

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