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While standing on the sidelines at Yankee Stadium watching quarterback Javon Moore lead Lincoln High School to a championship last season, Paul Litvak thought to himself that he would have th … Full Article

Lincoln’s names have changed, but the talent remains

While standing on the sidelines at Yankee Stadium watching quarterback Javon Moore lead Lincoln High School to a championship last season, Paul Litvak thought to himself that he would have the same opportunity this year except for one problem — he weighed 300 pounds. … Full Article

St. Francis soccer prepares for life after Kevin Correa

Going into the summer, the St. Francis Terriers knew that they had a lot of work ahead of them in defending their Northeast Conference championship title because they were losing key player Gabriel Bagot and 10 other seniors. … Full Article

St. Francis volleyball looks to improve under new head coach

Abra Rummel hadn’t yet seen the St. Francis College women’s volleyball team play when she was hired on as its new head coach. She had seen one thing though — their 7-25 overall record last season — and it made her nervous. … Full Article

Picked to finish last, LIU Brooklyn men’s soccer looks to defy expectations

When LIU Brooklyn men's soccer coach T.J. Kostecky heard that his team was picked to finish last in the Northeast Conference this season in a recent coach's poll he laughed. … Full Article

NEC volleyball champion LIU Blackbirds look to get even better

Fresh off a Northeast Conference title in 2007, the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds were already good when Kyle Robinson took over the team. Since then, though, he has turned them into a powerhouse. … Full Article

Bensonhurst junior golfer to play in major tournament

Nortee Panpinyo could be the Tiger Woods of the future. The 13-year-old Bensonhurst youngster will compete in a major tournament in Florida in December, thanks to the City Parks Foundation, which recently awarded him a scholarship. … Full Article

LIU Brooklyn women’s soccer looks for third NEC title in four years

It might be Jim Robbins' first year as head coach of the LIU Brooklyn women's soccer team, but he expects the team to win right away — and would eventually like to see it compete annually in the NCAA tournament. … Full Article

School is out for summer, but not for high school sports

Richard Wright recently graduated from New Utrecht High School and is getting ready to start at LIU Post next fall as part of its football team. However, before he leaves for school next month, he can be found at Lincoln High School participating in the Big Apple Games. … Full Article

Introducing Brooklyn’s own ‘Rudy’: Damon Thomas

The 1993 film “Rudy” became an instant classic as it told an inspirational story about a diminutive kid who overcame the odds to achieve his dream of playing college football. Damon Thomas’ story is a bit different, though. … Full Article

From Midwood to Harvard via the gridiron

He’s got brains, not just brawn. In a day and age where so many young student-athletes are struggling just to get by, or worse, just being pushed through the system, Mark Goldman from Midwood has thrived. … Full Article
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