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Coach Ian’s retirement was celebrated with friends and family at Cardinal Foley April 3. PHOTO: KELLY SHANNON 24/ THE HAWK

St. Joe’s tennis Coach Ian Crookenden set to retire this season

Aaron Tully April 25, 2023

Ian Crookenden, the longtime head coach of the St. Joe’s women’s tennis team announced that he would retire following the 2022-23 season. Crookenden arrived on Hawk Hill in August 2008 as the coach...

Take a sip of four smoothie places near campus

Aaron Tully April 25, 2023

Smoothies are a popular beverage because of the versatility they offer. They can consist of fruits, vegetables, milk, yogurt and many other delicious foods. Mixing and matching different ingredients can...


Sixth time’s the charm?: Will the 76ers finally get past the second round in 2023?

Aaron Tully April 4, 2023

With the National Basketball Association (NBA) Playoffs just 10 days away, many races around the league are coming down to the wire. As of April 3, the Philadelphia 76ers sit four games back of the top...


Athletic Schedule: April 5-11

Aaron Tully April 4, 2023

Wednesday, April 5 – Baseball vs. University of Pennsylvania (3:00 p.m.) – Men’s Tennis vs. Towson University (2:00 p.m.) – Women's Lacrosse vs. Princeton University (4:00 p.m.) –...

Sophomore guard Mackenzie Smith and sophomore guard Tayla Brugler score a total of 29 points in the A-10

One reason behind the improvement of the St. Joe’s women’s basketball program this season? Cookies.

Aaron Tully March 28, 2023

Every week, the members of the St. Joe’s women’s basketball team head out to try different flavors of cookies at a nearby Crumbl Cookies bakeshop. Not everyone goes, but all are invited. Sophomore...


Winning women: A brief glimpse at some of the best women in sports from Philadelphia Winning women

Aaron Tully March 28, 2023

The month of March is known as Women’s History Month. There is a lot of rich history to be found in women’s sports on a local, national and international level. As Women’s History Month winds down,...

The team poses for a photo following a tournament on Feb. 19. PHOTO COURTESY OF LANIE SMITH ’25

Women’s club volleyball set up for future fun and success

Aaron Tully March 7, 2023

The last three years have been tumultuous for club sports programs across the country, and that is no different for sports like women’s club volleyball at St. Joe’s.  On March 1, 2020, the...


A-10 Student Media Poll Results

Aaron Tully February 1, 2023

Several student newspapers from Atlantic 10 schools have joined together to create a student media poll, ranking the men's and women's basketball teams each week. Men's Basketball Saint Louis VCU Dayton Fordham George...


The Birds flying high entering NFC Championship Game: A brief preview of the Eagles’ final hurdle to Super Bowl LVII

Aaron Tully January 25, 2023

On Jan. 23, 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles routed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC Championship Game, clinching their spot in Super Bowl LII. Five years later, to the day, they beat division rival...

Cindy Griffin coaching the womens basketbal team against Yale University on Nov. 11

Cindy Griffin wins 400th career game

Aaron Tully December 7, 2022

On Nov. 11, the St. Joe’s women’s basketball team defeated Yale University for its second victory of the young season. It also marked career win No. 400 for Head Coach Cindy Griffin. Griffin,...


Predicting men’s basketball’s schedule: part two

Aaron Tully November 15, 2022

The St. Joe’s Hawks opened their season with an 81-55 loss to #3 University of Houston at the Veterans Classic in a game where they showed some bright spots, along with some very rough patches. That...

Olivia Mullins looks for an open teammate vs. Bucknell.

Rookies no more: the sophomore stars of women’s basketball

Aaron Tully November 9, 2022

The sophomore class of the St. Joe’s women’s basketball team had quite the freshman campaign, one that saw the Hawks earn four of the five spots on the All-Atlantic 10 rookie team last season. One...

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