Scholastic and Amateur

They were outscored by a combined 26-4 while suffering consecutive losses during their brief stay in the Conway, South Carolina NCAA Baseball Regionals. … Full Article

Legendary Brooklyn hoops coach passes away

The enduring memory I have of legendary Fort Hamilton High School basketball coach Kenneth J. Kern, who died at his home in Hollywood, Florida on May 12 at the age of 89, is one that still has me shaking my head from time to time. … Full Article

St. Francis College volleyball still a work in progress

Though they are still miles from competing with their Downtown neighbors from a few blocks away, the St. Francis Brooklyn women’s volleyball program continues to make progress, as evidenced by its steady improvement over the past several seasons. … Full Article

Terriers, Blackbirds women's basketball load up on fresh recruits

After going a combined 14-45 last season, the St. Francis Brooklyn and LIU Brooklyn women’s basketball teams are both looking toward what they hope will be a brighter future. … Full Article

LIU women's tennis' dream season ends in Malibu

First-year LIU-Brooklyn women’s tennis coach Anthony Davison admitted he was curious to see how his Blackbirds would compete against one of the nation’s powerhouse programs during the opening round of the NCAA Tournament last weekend. … Full Article

LIU women's tennis hits the beach for NCAA Tourney

The LIU Brooklyn women’s tennis team went from managing only one win a year ago to capturing the Northeast Conference championship this season. Their reward? A trip to Malibu, California. … Full Article

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


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