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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

Hannah and Kaylie Griffin have been around St. Joes basketball their entire lives.

St. Joe’s basketball shaped Griffin family’s love for the game

Mia Messina April 24, 2024

When the St. Joe’s women’s basketball team won the Atlantic 10 championship in 2013, members of the program participated in the tradition of cutting down a piece of the net. Alongside the team...

First-year guard Xzayvier Brown attempts a jump shot against the George Washington defense, Feb. 21. PHOTO: MADELINE WILLIAMS ’26/THE HAWK

‘There’s nothing like a Philly guard’

Mia Messina April 17, 2024
How Philly native Xzayvier Brown made an impact in his first season at St. Joe’s
Graduate student Matt Bohmer attacks the Towson defense, Feb. 23.

Matt Bohmer sets new men’s lacrosse scoring record

Mia Messina April 17, 2024

It didn’t take long for St. Joe’s lacrosse player Matt Bohmer to find the back of the net in the Hawks’ Atlantic 10 opener against High Point March 30. Less than a minute into the game, attacker...

Photo of Junior Mackenzie Smith attacks Villanova defender Bella Runyan during the 2024 Women’s Basketball Invitation Tournament Quarterfinals, March 28.

Women’s basketball is ready to build off record-breaking season

Mia Messina April 10, 2024

All good things must come to an end, but the ending came a little sooner than the St. Joe’s women’s basketball team had hoped for, with a 67-59 loss at Big 5 rival Villanova March 28 in the quarterfinals...

Baseball Glossary

Baseball Glossary

Mia Messina April 10, 2024

Photo of Joe Lunardi ’82 calling a St.Joe’s men’s basketball game with Hawks radio play-by-play announcer Matt Martucci.

From ‘PR guy’ to the face of bracketology

Mia Messina March 27, 2024
Joe Lunardi’s history with St. Joe’s
Graduate student pitcher Luke Smith pitches during an intersquad practice game Jan. 26.

After surviving cancer, pitcher Luke Smith is back in his ‘happy place’

Mia Messina March 20, 2024

Graduate student Luke Smith likes finding himself in high-pressure moments on the mound. So when the pitcher for St. Joe’s baseball team entered in the bottom of the seventh of a one-run game with...

photo of a cutout of womens basketball player, which have been placed around Hawk Hill campus

Women’s basketball shines, student support falls short

Mia Messina February 28, 2024

The women’s basketball team is in the midst of a historic season, racking up many accolades, setting program records and continuing to pile on wins. But, there is an area out of their control that seems...

Junior guard Mackenzie Smith looks for an open teammate against Dayton, Feb. 14.

Mackenzie Smith joins the 1,000-point club

Mia Messina February 21, 2024

There have been no shortage of milestones for St. Joe’s this season, and junior Mackenzie Smith added to the list Feb. 14 when she scored her 1,000th career point. Smith entered the game against...


More than just a game

Mia Messina February 14, 2024
Holding players accountable off the ice
Sophomore forward Laura Ziegler scans for an open teammate against Utah Dec. 7.

Women’s basketball seeks Top 25 considerations

Mia Messina February 14, 2024

St. Joe’s and George Mason entered their Thursday-night matchup in Fairfax, Va., with the same goal: extend their eight-game winning streak to nine. The Hawks entered into the game 11-0 on the road,...

Junior forward Talya Brugler looks for an open teammate against Utah, Dec. 7.

Talya Brugler leads St. Joe’s through its record start

Mia Messina February 7, 2024

When Talya Brugler committed to St. Joe’s in May 2020, the Hawks were coming off a losing season, having gone 9-20 (3-13 Atlantic 10). Brugler saw an opportunity that Head Coach Cindy Griffin said...

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