Friday Night Lights Out: Vikings Hand New Utrecht 13-6 Defeat Before Packed House


By Jerry Del Priore It has been a long time since South Shore High School’s football team had the amount of excitement and electricity it had on Friday night at home. The stands were packed, as two former star players – Chris and Ricky Legree – were honored for their past accomplishments and contributions to … Continue reading Friday Night Lights Out: Vikings Hand New Utrecht 13-6 Defeat Before Packed House

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Canarsie Sees Red After Port Richmond’s Dominant Second Half Sinks Team


By Jerry Del Priore It was a tale of two halves for Canarsie. The Chiefs did enough, though they didn’t play spectacular, to take a 13-12 lead into the locker room. But failed to put the Red Raiders away, as they overpowered Canarsie in the second half, handing it a demoralizing 34-19 defeat Saturday at … Continue reading Canarsie Sees Red After Port Richmond’s Dominant Second Half Sinks Team

Former Longtime Chiefs’ Gridiron Announcer Andy Rizzo Reflects On Days Behind The Mic


By Jerry Del Priore Andy Rizzo used to bring his trusty bullhorn to his son Joe’s Pop Warner football games so he could help energize the team and fans with his vivid play-by-play commentary. Without realizing it at the time, Rizzo’s bullhorn work would lead him to a celebrated side career as Chiefs’ football announcer. … Continue reading Former Longtime Chiefs’ Gridiron Announcer Andy Rizzo Reflects On Days Behind The Mic

Fort Hamilton Spoils Varsity Chiefs’ Football Home Opener With 38-0 Rout


By Jerry Del Priore The Canarsie varsity football team knew it would be in for a tough afternoon after Fort Hamilton, a talented squad, suffered a heartbreaking defeat to Grand Street Campus last week, angering the club. Failing to muster up any offensive and playing less-than stellar defense, the pumped-up Tigers crushed the Chiefs, 38-0, … Continue reading Fort Hamilton Spoils Varsity Chiefs’ Football Home Opener With 38-0 Rout

Dismissal of Longtime St. Joseph’s College Coach, Athletic Director Frank Carbone Causes Uproar


By Jerry Del Priore It seems as if an injustice has occurred at St. Joseph’s College in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, according to countless angry students and alumni, as the school fired its athletic director Frank Carbone Tuesday. Upset and taking aback by the news, a groundswell of support from current students and alumni came together to … Continue reading Dismissal of Longtime St. Joseph’s College Coach, Athletic Director Frank Carbone Causes Uproar

Ex-Canarsie High School Sports Standout Enjoys Success In The Music Biz


As a youth, former Canarsie High School three-sport athlete Joe Rizzo balanced his life between his two loves: athletics and music. He received his first turntable from his dad, Andy, at the age of 14 and began spinning records for fun. Rizzo played football, baseball and basketball for the Canarsie Chiefs while continuing to hone his … Continue reading Ex-Canarsie High School Sports Standout Enjoys Success In The Music Biz

JV Chiefs Topple New Utrecht, 28-16, For First Win of Season


By Jerry Del Priore New Utrecht’s junior varsity football team had numerous players on its roster, a large amount over Canarsie’s JV squad. To boot, the Utes fired up the crowd, yelling and banging on the gates on its way onto the gridiron for its game against the Chiefs, adding to the intimidation factor for … Continue reading JV Chiefs Topple New Utrecht, 28-16, For First Win of Season

Chiefs Varsity Football Drop 18-6 Affair to New Utrecht In Ugly Fashion


By Jerry Del Priore It was a day the Canarsie varsity football team would like to forget. The Chiefs struggled on the gridiron all game long, committing numerous penalties and three turnovers, leading to 18-6 loss to New Utrecht Saturday on the road. Head coach Kyle Allen attributed the defeat to lack of dedication to … Continue reading Chiefs Varsity Football Drop 18-6 Affair to New Utrecht In Ugly Fashion

Former Brooklyn Cyclones Michael Conforto Puts up Solid Fantasy Numbers for NY Mets


By Jerry Del Priore Since the New York Mets called up left fielder Michael Conforto from AA Binghamton on July 24, the former Brooklyn Cyclones outfielder has raked to the tune of .278, six home runs and 20 RBI, with a .356 OBP and .878 OPS through 115 at-bats. While the former Oregon State University … Continue reading Former Brooklyn Cyclones Michael Conforto Puts up Solid Fantasy Numbers for NY Mets

Despite Lackluster Performance, Vikes Blank Boys & Girls, 20-0, In Season Opener


By Jerry Del Priore South Shore and Boys & Girls football teams played to a stalemate in the first half. It was evident that the Vikings, a squad expected to make some noise in the PSAL’s City Conference this season, had some trouble clicking on offense, sputtering at times. The Vikings (1-0) made some adjustments during halftime, however, … Continue reading Despite Lackluster Performance, Vikes Blank Boys & Girls, 20-0, In Season Opener