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


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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...

Women’s soccer hosts Soccer Without Borders event

Aidan Sweeney, Staff writer

May 1, 2017


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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


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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


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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...

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