Scholastic and Amateur

Gentile honors boxing coach cited by Obama

Bath Beach
A Bath Beach boxing coach who works with at-risk young people and was cited by President Barack Obama for his work has won another accolade – this time from the New York City Council. … Full Article

Blackbird lacrossers gets first NEC win

Brooklyn Boro
Following a winless 2013 campaign, the LIU Brooklyn women’s lacrosse team is finally beginning to see the fruits of its labor this year. … Full Article

Presenting: Brooklyn’s high school basketball players of the year

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn’s basketball season was another exciting one even if it ended in disappointment for most of its teams. The Borough of Kings easily had the most talent in all of New York City.
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LIU Brooklyn softball is young, but still has championship aspirations

While most of Brooklyn was suffering through one of the coldest springs in recent memory, the LIU Brooklyn softball team has spent most of the last two months either down in Florida or out in California. … Full Article

Heights Casino boasts an impressive 29 Junior Gold National squash players

Brooklyn Heights
When Isabella Kearns first started going to the Brooklyn Heights Casino she was there to play tennis. She never played squash, but would see other kids her age playing and seemingly having the time of their lives. It wasn’t long until Kearns wanted to be apart of it. … Full Article

Cutrone goes the distance for St. Joe’s

Brooklyn Boro
Chris Cutrone needed to put in a little overtime to secure his fourth win of the season and St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn’s fifth victory in six games. … Full Article

Blackbirds pick up a split in first NEC series against Wagner

The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds are relying heavily on a couple of freshmen in their rotation this season. That's typically not a good sign, but freshman Bobby Maxwell looked like a veteran on Sunday, tossing a complete game even without his best off-speed pitches. … Full Article

St. Joseph’s baseball team got a taste of the playoffs and wants more

Rosario DiLorenzo felt honored to be the pitcher tabbed to start St. Joseph's College's first ever playoff game. He didn't expect it and the trust that the coaching staff showed in him, frankly, surprised him. … Full Article

St. Joseph’s softball is ready to get out of the gym and onto the field

What happens in Vegas...or, in this case, what happens in Florida stays in Florida. … Full Article

BREAKING: March Madness descends on Brooklyn

Though our local college basketball teams – LIU-Brooklyn and St. Francis Brooklyn -- were denied the opportunity to go dancing this month in the annual NCAA Tournament, Downtown Brooklyn will soon be the setting for arguably the most prestigious conference tourney in the entire nation.  … Full Article
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