The freezing water trickled down Roy Kortmann’s back Saturday afternoon in Downtown Brooklyn, moments after the local coaching legend guided his Long Island University Blackbirds to their record 14th Northeast Conference softball championship, and a 10th trip to this weekend’s NCAA Regional … Full Article
A pair of local high school guards, Gianni Ford of Boys and Girls High School and Rasheem Dunn of Thomas Jefferson, are among the four new recruits who recently signed letters of intent to play for St. Francis-Brooklyn in the 2016-17 men’s basketball season. … Full Article
Faith and family first.Academics second.And, of course, softball third.Those have been the tenets of Roy Kortmann’s philosophy during an illustrious 21-years-and-counting run as LIU-Brooklyn’s head softball coach. … Full Article
SYRACUSE— Dwayne "Pearl" Washington, who went from New York City playground wonder to Big East star for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, has died. He was 52.
Washington died Wednesday of cancer, the university said. … Full Article
Two regular-season wins over top-seeded Wagner, and a second-half lead on the Seahawks in the Northeast Conference semifinals Saturday afternoon weren’t enough to carry the LIU-Brooklyn men’s basketball team back to the NEC Championship Game. … Full Article
One Downtown Brooklyn men’s college hoops squad folded at a most inopportune moment Wednesday night in the Northeast Conference quarterfinals.The other soared into the NEC semifinals with a chance to add to its rich tournament history. … Full Article