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
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
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
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
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
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
Michael Carbone of Brewster, Massachusetts rode the strength of seven birdies at Marine Park Golf Course for a 3-under 69 and eventually prevailed on the third playoff hole to capture the Second Annual Brooklyn Open Championship Monday. … Full Article