September 6, 2015
DEFENDING Atlantic 10 champion Virginia Commonwealth will open Saint Joseph's basketball's home conference season on Jan. 5, as the Hawks have announced their full schedule for the 2015-16 season. The Hawks open A-10 play on Jan. 2 with a visit to Richmond that will be nationall televised on NBC Sports Network. Other highlights of the conference schedule include St. Joe's first visit to Davidson, which just joined the A-10 last season. Previously announced games for the Hawks include participation in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off, which an opening game in that early-season event against visiting Niagara on Nov. 15 and Buffalo on Nov. 18. They continue play in that event against Florida at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on Nov. 21, followed by a matchup against Purdue or Old Dominion the next night.
August 18, 2015 |
Jason Richardson hopes to extend his career as a member of the Atlanta Hawks. The 76ers free agent will sign a non-guaranteed deal with the Hawks on Monday. He was open to re-signing with the Sixers. The 34-year-old shooting guard looks to provide veteran leadership to one of the league's premier teams. He returned to the court Feb. 20 for the first time in more than two years after suffering a cartilage tear the size of a quarter on the right side of his left kneecap in January 2013.
August 14, 2015 |
MALIK ROSE, a former standout at Drexel who has been the TV analyst for Sixers games since 2011, is leaving the organization to join the front office of the Atlanta Hawks, according to a report. Chris Vivlamore, the Hawks' beat writer for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, tweeted last night, "The Hawks have hired Malik Rose to a front-office position. " On the website, he wrote that Rose was expected to work in the basketball operations department and that a person familiar with the hire said the Hawks are "very excited.
July 22, 2015
SAINT JOSEPH'S annual Holy War with Villanova moves back to Hawk Hill this season, and that Dec. 1 matchup highlights SJU's nonconference schedule, which was released yesterday. The Hawks will open by hosting Drexel on Friday, Nov. 13, play two of their four Hall of Fame Tip-Off games at home, and see visits from Princeton, Illinois State and Maryland-Eastern Shore before the new year. All that is in additon to their matchup with Penn in half of the Big 5 Palestra doubleleader (with Temple-La Salle)
May 30, 2015 |
As a 6-foot-3, 175-pound freshman, Colin Scanlon needed a few games to adjust to junior varsity baseball at St. Joseph's Prep. The lefthander was only 15 years old and most of his friends played on the freshman team. "At first it was a little intimidating playing with the older kids," said Scanlon, now a sophomore for the Hawks. "But we got in the swing of it and it was fine after a few games. " In the District 12 Class AAAA title game Thursday against Olney, Scanlon was the king of cool on a sweltering day, striking out 11 en route to an 11-1 Prep victory at Ashburn Field.
May 22, 2015 |
In just a few seconds, the turf field at Neumann University was strewn with gloves, helmets and sticks. The equipment had been thrown into the air by the St. Joseph's Prep lacrosse team. The Hawks had just heard the final buzzer, cementing them as Catholic League champions. "It's been a while since we've done this," junior midfielder Kyle Scheuerle said. "It feels great. " St. Joseph's Prep defeated La Salle, 12-10, on Wednesday for its first title since 2011. The Hawks' largest lead was three goals, and the majority of the game was played with the score either tied or with a one-goal difference.
May 15, 2015 |
Senior leadership, solid defense, and a pair of up-and-coming sophomore hurlers have sparked a major turnaround for the St. Joseph's Prep baseball program. After going 7-13 overall and 4-11 in Catholic League play last season, the Hawks are 15-5 and 9-3 entering a playoff quarterfinal Saturday against Father Judge. "A big thing this year is that we jelled as a team early on," senior shortstop Tyler Clark said. "That didn't happen last year. We were pretty good on paper, but didn't have the best chemistry.
May 8, 2015 |
MOST COLLEGE students are busy. Most student-athletes are even busier. You don't know busy until you've seen Saint Joseph's graduate student Myra McCann's color-coded planner. In addition to pursuing her master's degree, she is a redshirt senior coxswain on the women's rowing team and a Miss New Jersey contestant. She also helps with the Precious Gem Pageant in New Jersey, a pageant for girls with special needs. With the Dad Vail Regatta coming up this weekend, McCann and her teammates are eager for the challenge that the largest intercollegiate rowing event in the United States will provide.
May 3, 2015 |
When Virginia's Ryan Lukacovic scored late in the fourth quarter of a 14-14 tie to send St. Joseph's to defeat on March 10, that was the turning point in the Hawks' season, captain Ryan McGee said. "We turned the corner that day," McGee said of the game against the then-seventh-ranked Cavaliers. "We played them down to the wire. We realized then we could play with anyone in the country. " The following week, the Hawks dropped a four-overtime decision, 9-8, to Michigan. They haven't lost since.
March 30, 2015 |
The protagonists of Woman in Gold , starring Helen Mirren, and Seymour: An Introduction , a documentary by Ethan Hawke, are both in their 80s, resilient individuals whose strength of spirit works like a lighthouse beam showing the way. In each of those new films, the light shines on a younger protege. In Woman in Gold , based on a true story, it's a hapless lawyer played by Ryan Reynolds. In Seymour: An Introduction , it's the filmmaker - and actor - Hawke, half the age of his subject, composer and teacher Seymour Bernstein.