Scholastic and Amateur

New LIU-Brooklyn head men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg has a clear, and very ambitious, vision for the Blackbirds’ future. … 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

LIU-Brooklyn track stars grab First Team All-America honors

LIU-Brooklyn graduate student Brendon Rodney raced to a bronze medal in the 200-meter dash final during last weekend’s NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, securing his first-ever First Team All-American honor at the event and wrapping up a brilliant career at the D … Full Article

Impossible dream comes true for Midwood

For a first-year hurler, Gregory Dorfman displayed the poise and courage of a grizzled veteran on the mound at Yankee Stadium on Monday night. … Full Article

St. Francis students, faculty, administrators support United Nations #globalgoals

In celebration of The Global Goals for Sustainable Development, St. Francis College students, faculty and administrators came together to make a video showing which #globalgoals they support.   … Full Article

LIU’s Rodney ready for his last dash

Brendon Rodney, the LIU-Brooklyn sprinter poised to compete against the best in the nation this week in Eugene, Oregon, was named the U.S. Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Northeast Region Track Athlete of the Year on Monday. … Full Article

LIU track star Rodney runs back to NCAAs

LIU-Brooklyn graduate student Brendon Rodney punched his ticket to the NCAA Outdoor National Championships for the fourth straight year last weekend during the East Preliminary Heat in Jacksonville, Florida, breaking his own school record in the 200-meter dash in the process. … Full Article

LIU Brooklyn softball flirts with greatness at NCAAs

LIU-Brooklyn sophomore pitching sensation Erynn Sobieski yielded just one run over 6 2/3 innings in Saturday’s elimination game against Arizona State, and senior standout Whitney West hit a sizzling .500 to make the NCAA Baton Rouge All-Regional Team. … Full Article

St. Francis wins fourth straight sportsmanship award

Though they didn’t come close to duplicating their dream campaign of 2014-15, the St. Francis Brooklyn women’s basketball team extended its reign as the best in sportsmanship — both on and off the court — this past season. … Full Article


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