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Remembering Torch Alumnus Howie Schwab

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The ‘82 St. John’s University alumni made a lasting impact on the sports community.

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ESPN personality, producer and St. John’s University graduate Howie Schwab passed away on April 20 at the age of 63.

During his time at St. John’s, Schwab worked for The Torch and WSJU radio. In a 2017 interview, he discussed his early work for ESPN and how he became the “ruler of research” at the “Worldwide Leader in Sports.”

The Long Island native was the star of ESPN Network’s trivia show “Stump the Schwab.