South Shore Vikings Nab Neighborhood Bragging Rights Trophy with 25-0 Domination of Canarsie Chiefs


By Jerry Del Priore From the opening kickoff, everything went right for South Shore, and wrong for the Chiefs, as they failed to field the football, giving the Vikings momentum, and a short field to work with. South Shore (8-0) took advantage of the good field position by scoring a touchdown a few plays later. … Continue reading South Shore Vikings Nab Neighborhood Bragging Rights Trophy with 25-0 Domination of Canarsie Chiefs

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Chiefs Edge Curtis With Gutsy 20-18 Performance


By Jerry Del Priore Canarsie head football coach Kyle Allen told his players, particularly the seniors, that it was gut check time. If they wanted to stay relevant in the PSAL City Conference playoff hunt, this was the time to go all out, and leave it all on the field. They might not get another … Continue reading Chiefs Edge Curtis With Gutsy 20-18 Performance

Vikes’ High-Powered Offense Helps Football Team Stay Unbeaten With 35-13 Romp Over JFK


Just like it has for most of the season, South Shore received contributions from multiple offensive weapons, helping to propel it pass JFK, 35-13, Friday at home on senior night. The victory kept the Vikings’ undefeated record in tact in the PSAL’s City Conference. Head coach Matt Ciquera, although South Shore hasn’t lost all season … Continue reading Vikes’ High-Powered Offense Helps Football Team Stay Unbeaten With 35-13 Romp Over JFK

Jets’ Offensive Trio, Defense Makes Strong Case for Fantasy Week 6 Considerations


By Jerry Del Priore After a bye in week 5, the New York Jets will have a few solid, key offense players, who were coming off injuries in their previous game against the Miami Dolphins in London, entering week 6 versus the Washington Redskins even healthier. The two particular players to which I am referring … Continue reading Jets’ Offensive Trio, Defense Makes Strong Case for Fantasy Week 6 Considerations

Senior Triple Threat Helps Undefeated Vikings Crush Campus Magnet, 42-6, In Homecoming Game


By Jerry Del Priore South Shore’s Willerm Greffin may be one of the best overall offensive football secrets in the PSAL, but not after his performance against the Bulldogs. The senior all-purpose player ran for a touchdown, caught a 45-yard TD pass, and ran back a 70-yard kickoff to help the Vikings annihilate Campus Magnet, … Continue reading Senior Triple Threat Helps Undefeated Vikings Crush Campus Magnet, 42-6, In Homecoming Game

Chiefs Resuscitate Playoff Hopes With 30-14 Rout Of Boys & Girls


By Jerry Del Priore With Canarsie on a four-game losing streak, head coach Kyle Allen said its game against Boys & Girls was a must-win if it wanted to stay in the playoff hunt in the PSAL’s City Conference, likening it to a patient on life support. Fortunately for the Chiefs, they were able to … Continue reading Chiefs Resuscitate Playoff Hopes With 30-14 Rout Of Boys & Girls

Brooklyn Breast Cancer Survivor Marlena Ortiz Offers Up Seven Tips to Help Trump Adversity


Whether you’re dealing with, or have dealt with, some type of misfortune in your life, it’s never easy to surmount. But it can be accomplished if you make the effort. Take for example, Marlena Ortiz, who waged a winning battle against breast cancer at a young age. In May of 2009, doctors diagnosed her with … Continue reading Brooklyn Breast Cancer Survivor Marlena Ortiz Offers Up Seven Tips to Help Trump Adversity

Youth Sports Take Measures for Better Concussion Management


It’s no secret that football is a tough sport, with the possibility of injuries ever-present, including concussions, a type of traumatic brain injury that occurs when a head impact jars or rattles the brain inside the skull. In fact, a recent study from the National Center for Injury Prevention found that approximately 47 percent of … Continue reading Youth Sports Take Measures for Better Concussion Management

JV Football Chiefs Take Down JFK, 14-6, At Home


By Jerry Del Priore Things didn’t begin well for the Junior Varsity Canarsie football team, as John F. Kennedy marched down the field, capping its first drive with an eight-yard rushing touchdown for a 6-0 lead midway through the first quarter. But the Chiefs (4-1) regrouped, and didn’t allow a single point the rest of … Continue reading JV Football Chiefs Take Down JFK, 14-6, At Home

Vikings Trample Thomas Jefferson, 36-2, In Rain Soaked Football Game


Jerry Del Priore Thomas Jefferson scored the first points of Friday night’s tilt on a safety early in the first quarter. For a moment, Vikings head coach Matt Ciquera thought the inclement weather could play a factor in a possible upset, especially with the absence of star quarterback Jason Martin, who was out with a … Continue reading Vikings Trample Thomas Jefferson, 36-2, In Rain Soaked Football Game