Scholastic and Amateur

LIU-Brooklyn women's tennis team sweeps to NCAAs

When new LIU Brooklyn women’s tennis head coach Anthony Davison showed up at the Downtown school last September, the Blackbirds were coming off a 1-13 season, a first-round exit from the Northeast Conference Tournament, and were two players shy of the six needed to field a team. … Full Article

Kellogg eager to elevate LIU-Brooklyn brand

New LIU-Brooklyn head men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg has a clear, and very ambitious, vision for the Blackbirds’ future. After all, he’s fulfilled a few of his own in his time. … Full Article

LIU Tells Perri to ‘hit the road jack’

Jack Perri, the last head men’s basketball coach to lead the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds to the NCAA Tournament, has been fired, the Eagle officially confirmed Tuesday morning. … Full Article

Eagle Interview: Harry Klaff, Brooklyn native and chief of operations for stickball league in Florida

Brooklyn native Harry Klaff is a player in the popular Wycliffe Stiffs stickball league in Wellington, Florida. Klaff was instrumental in helping his good friend Marty Ross get the league started back in 2002. … Full Article

Brooklyn natives and their stickball league in Florida

Most of the Brooklyn natives I have interviewed for this “Brooklynites in Florida” series, especially those who grew up in the 1950s and ’60s, played stickball in the streets of Brooklyn at some time in their childhood. … Full Article

In Brooklyn, ACC debates new horizons vs. old traditions

Half a mile away from where college basketball's premiere conference tournament is being played, there are no signs that the Atlantic Coast Conference is in town. … Full Article

LIU-Brooklyn basketball begins title quest against RMU

It’s been four years since the LIU-Brooklyn men’s basketball program celebrated the last of its record three consecutive Northeast Conference Tournament championships here in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

European swimmers come to Coney Island for US Winter Swimming National Championships

Competitive swimmers who participate in swim meets throughout Europe and the U.S. made a pact to reunite for a polar plunge in Coney Island on Saturday.  Some swimmers traveled from as far away as Czechoslovakia and Turkey to participate in the swim meet. … Full Article

Frink and Zanna double trouble for NEC foes

Redshirt senior Jerome Frink and junior forward Nura Zanna are emerging as the chairmen of the boards in the Northeast Conference thus far this season. Or at the very least, secretaries of the interior. … Full Article

Terriers getting it ‘Dunn’ in NEC play

St. Francis Brooklyn freshman guard Rasheem Dunn knows a thing or two about ending championship droughts in our fair borough. … Full Article


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