Scholastic and Amateur

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.  … 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

LIU Brooklyn softball soars into NCAA Regionals

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

New hoops recruits staying in Brooklyn

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

LIU-Brooklyn’s Kortmann is Mr. 600

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

Memorial tournament honors EAC Wallyball player

Andrew Cassius would have been proud. … Full Article

Brooklyn native, former Syracuse star Pearl Washington dies at 52

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

March Madness descends on Brooklyn

For most Brooklynites, March Madness coincides with a series of rituals: … Full Article

LIU’s lost weekend provides hope for future

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


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