Scholastic and Amateur

Packer Pelicans beat the unbeatable for ACIS volleyball title

Sixteen had taken on the challenge, and 16 had failed. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Prep baseball goes back-to-back

Stellar pitching by Jacob Bassil, clutch defense from John Walsh and Brandon Warnock and timely hitting and base-running by Gabriel Bassil and Max Poret kept the Private School Athletic Association varsity baseball championship in the hands of the Bay Ridge Prep Tigers for a second consecutive se … Full Article

Orkis Named CUNYAC’s top student-athlete

Senior Yuliya Orkis capped a spectacular four-year run as the best tennis player in the City University of New York Athletic Conference by becoming the first-ever Brooklyn College Bulldog to be named the league’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year last week. … Full Article

Xaverian beats Madison in Catholic vs. public school showdown

In a showdown between Brooklyn’s top Catholic and public school teams, the Catholic school team came out on top as the Xaverian Clippers beat the Madison Knights 3-2 in Bay Ridge on Monday. … Full Article

Blackbirds put their faith in Oliver

It’s been 15 long years since LIU-Brooklyn sent its women’s basketball team to the NCAA Tournament for its first, and thus far only, March Madness appearance. The Downtown school’s athletic director is banking on Stephanie Oliver ending that drought in the not-too-distant future. … Full Article

Better to be lucky than good for Madison High School

Madison High School coach Vincent Caiazza knew that he had a young team this year and didn't expect a whole lot, but as the Public School Athletic League has wrapped up its regular season, the Knights have the best record of all of Brooklyn’s AAA public schools. They’ll represent the No. … Full Article

Brooklyn Friends tops LREI for softball title

Brooklyn Friends varsity softball coach David Gardella refers to his graduating senior class -- Julia Breen, Julia Cohen, Maret Smith-Miller, Airenakhue Omoragbon, Ariel Goldner and Greta Lagerberg – as the Core Five … plus one. … Full Article

No Five-Peat: Poly Prep upset in Ivy Prep League baseball quarterfinals

Poly Prep's incredible run of four consecutive Ivy Prep League championships is officially over after the Blue Devils lost 5-3 to Hackley in the quarterfinals round of the New York State Association of Independent Schools playoffs in Bay Ridge on Saturday. … Full Article

Lincoln’s baseball team is trying to make a name for itself

Lincoln High School has a legendary basketball program that has been featured in many documentaries, movies and even referenced in jokes on “30 Rock.” The football program has gained prominence as it has dominated New York City in recent years. … Full Article

Rob Amato tosses first perfect game in Xaverian history

With two outs in the top of the seventh inning, a sharp ground ball was hit to Xaverian’s Phoenix Hernandez. He scooped it up and fired it to first base, but the ball sailed high. … Full Article


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