Scholastic and Amateur

Brooklyn Bridge Park is known for its incredible views, luscious lawns and state-of-the-art athletic facilities, but it may soon be recognized for a group of boys who are revolutionizing a traditio … Full Article

Olajide delivers second OT winner for St. Francis

You think the St. Francis Brooklyn men’s soccer team is a bit fatigued after playing four straight double overtime matches, and five overall thus far this season? The Terriers’ head coach is getting tired just watching them. … Full Article

LIU-Brooklyn soccer shares the wealth in latest win

The mantra is a simple one for the defending Northeast Conference champion men’s soccer squad from LIU-Brooklyn. “Can we get better today?” … Full Article

Bay Ridge marathoner to run for charity

Andrew Gounardes is running in the New York City Marathon for the first time on Nov. 6, but making his debut in the world famous race isn’t the only reason he is excited. … Full Article

St. Francis soccer protects home with double-OT win

Having gone 0-2-1 on their recently completed three-game road trip, and winless in their last four games overall, the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers’ men’s soccer club needed a lift Wednesday night at Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Koss’ clutch goal earns draw for LIU

In danger of returning home for their season opener with a losing record, the defending Northeast Conference champion LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds got a big goal from one of their newest additions. … Full Article

LIU men's basketball completes new recruiting class

It very well may be the beginning of something big for the LIU-Brooklyn men’s basketball program. … Full Article

Barone scores a big one for Blackbirds

Facing a potential 0-2 to start in their follow-up to the history making 2015 campaign, the LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds’ men’s soccer squad got a huge lift from a first-year forward fresh out of Bay Ridge’s Xaverian High School. … Full Article

A dream realized in Rio for local Brooklyn teacher

Don't always be dazzled by the gold, or distracted by the controversy.

The recently completed Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil featured plenty of both. … Full Article

Xaverian names alumnus as varsity basketball coach

Xaverian High School’s new boys’ varsity basketball coach won’t have to spend time familiarizing himself with the school. Tom Burns is a Xaverian graduate and has spent more than three decades there as a teacher, guidance counselor and dean. … Full Article

Ridge Runners are on the right track

Felix Chen, an avid runner, was used to training by himself for marathons and other races. But he began to notice something that troubled him. “I used to run alone, but at one point, I started to plateau. I started to lose my motivation,” he said. … Full Article


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