Blazing forward

Friday, October 9th, 2015

CSB volleyball sets sights on MIAC playoffs Blazer Head Coach Nicole Hess is no stranger to winning, as her teams have posted three straight 20 win seasons. This season has been more of the same, with the Blazers winning 10 in a row before falling to Carleton on Wednesday. Hess credits past athletes for promoting […]

Oops, the NFL did it again

Friday, October 9th, 2015

They say that a game isn’t determined by one play; the Detroit Lions might say otherwise. Week four of ESPN’s Monday Night Football matchup between the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks ended in questions. With less than two minutes left in the fourth quarter, Lions’ wide receiver Calvin Johnson crossed the one-yard line in mid-air. […]

Red-hot Blazers take time to cool off

Friday, October 9th, 2015

CSB cross country is treated to ice baths and a weekend off after racing well in Northfield The Blazer cross country team is running well and they are running away from the competition. The Blazers finished second at their most recent meet, Carleton’s Running of the Cows event, where the top six runners for St. […]

Mixed reviews at Bunker Hill

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Johnnies struggle at MIAC Championships, but the Blazers prevail with a fourth place finish. This past weekend was as important as it gets for the CSB and SJU golf teams. Both teams played in three rounds of the MIAC championship and took fourth and fifth place respectively. “The MIAC is a tough competition,” senior Lauren […]

A Johnnie-Tommie to Remember

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Though ESPN has left campus there is still an electricity in the air as students and staff return to their regular schedules. Thousands of rowdy students woke up with the moon still shining on Saturday morning to watch the “SportsCenter on the Road” broadcast that aired from Clemens Stadium. The whole nation watched as the […]

Coach Hess inducted into St. Olaf Hall of Fame

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

In the midst of her 13th season as a head coach, Nicole Hess has upheld a strong tradition — winning. The College of Saint Benedict head volleyball coach began her career at St. Catherine University, where she was hired as their first full-time head coach. “Seven seasons of coaching at St. Kate’s taught me a […]

Tough between the posts: Blazer soccer

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

The College of Saint Benedict soccer team is hitting their midseason form. The Blazers are 4-3-2 (2-1 MIAC) heading into the second half of the year with high expectations. With their non-conference play wrapped up and a strong start within the MIAC, they are looking to make another push for the conference title this season. […]

Anatomy of defeat

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

This weekend, something happened that, frankly, doesn’t happen to CSB/SJU students often. We lost. Well, the football team lost. But the thousands of people at the “SportsCenter” broadcast and the football game tell me that the football team is more than just the athletes on the field. More than 212 players and coaches were on […]

Wageman’s fire still burning

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Coming into this season, St. John’s senior forward Paul Wageman had one goal: stay healthy. “I wanted to, at some point, be out on the field contributing,” Wageman said. “I don’t care if I’m starting, as long as I’m playing.” Wageman came to SJU in 2012 after a strong prep career at DeLaSalle High School, […]

Johnnie-Tommie Preview

Friday, September 25th, 2015

In 1952, a young man named John Gagliardi walked into an interview for the head football coaching position at St. John’s University. He was immediately asked two simple questions. The first question regarded scholarships, as NCAA didn’t establish Division III athletics until the 1970’s. The second question: “Can you beat St. Thomas?” “I replied, ‘I […]

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