Category: St. John’s University

St. John’s Johnnies Come Marching Home Winners, 24-14

On a hot day in St. Paul, the St. John’s Johnnies followed a well-established philosophy for winning: get an early lead, employ a smothering defense and ride the legs of your stud running back. The three-pronged strategy was employed to perfection by Johnnies Coach Gary Fasching as St. John’s pulled out a huge 24-14 victory…

Concordia Cobbers Stave-Off Johnnies Comeback to Win 23-14

Both the Concordia Cobbers and the St. John’s Johnnies opened conference play on Saturday in showdown of early season undefeateds. The Cobbers rolled into half-time feeling pretty good about their chances of grabbing a big road victory. It was 16-0, and the Johnnies seemed to have no answers to figure out the Concordia defense on…

St. John’s Johnnies Dominate UWEC Blugolds to Move to 2-0

The St. John’s Johnnies have a very good defense. Don’t believe me? Just ask the Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds. They will happily attest to the fact. Well, maybe not so happily after watching their team shutdown to 216 yards of total offense and 11 punts. It was a dominant affair that left the Blugolds looking for…

Sam Sura, Defense Power Johnnies to 27-8 Win in Season Opener

St. John’s had a great defensive scheme to shut down the Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons, and that plan was run to perfection. The Johnnies controlled the line of scrimmage with a pounding ground attack led by Sam Sura, and stifled the Falcons offense with a pressure defense that allowed only six first downs on their way…