Former Brooklyn Cyclone Joe Jiannetti Studying to be a Pharmacist


By Jerry Del Priore Ex-Brooklyn Cyclone and St. Petersburg native Joe Jiannetti is in his second semester of pharmacy school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton campus, where he is currently studying for a doctorate degree. Opting to spend a few more years in college to pursue a higher level of education, Jiannetti … Continue reading Former Brooklyn Cyclone Joe Jiannetti Studying to be a Pharmacist

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Lady Vikings’ Dominant Performance At Rose Classic Helping To Build Championship Momentum


By Jerry Del Priore After winning the Public School Athletic League (PSAL) girls’ basketball championship last season, and losing six seniors to graduation, including McDonald’s All-American Brianna Fraser (University of Maryland), not many New York City high school hoops insiders believed South Shore had enough to repeat. But the Lady Vikings’ lopsided 65-33 win over … Continue reading Lady Vikings’ Dominant Performance At Rose Classic Helping To Build Championship Momentum

NYC High School Basketball Games to Watch Over the MLK Weekend


If you're a fan of high school basketball, then you're in luck, as various hoops action takes places over the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. weekend in New York City, featuring top teams and top players from all over the country. First, the Public School League 'A' Conference Canarsie Lady Chiefs (11-2, 12-4) take on Seward Park Friday … Continue reading NYC High School Basketball Games to Watch Over the MLK Weekend

CHS Alumnus Lands College Hoops Coaching Position


Daryl “Dee” Frazier has always been involved in basketball in some form or another since his high school days at Urban Action Academy at Canarsie Educational Campus. So, when the coaching staff at Valdosta State University (VSU), a four-year college in Valdosta, Georgia, offered him a student-assistant basketball coaching position last month, the soon-to-be 22-year-old … Continue reading CHS Alumnus Lands College Hoops Coaching Position

Week 6 PSAL Canarsie Boys, Lady Vikings Basketball Round-Up


By Jerry Del Priore Area hoop teams began to kick it into high gear, as one overtook first place in its conference, while the other is starting to separate themselves from the pack. Canarsie – Brooklyn A South East Conference Canarsie Boys’ basketball team enjoyed a stellar week, picking up four wins to help them move into … Continue reading Week 6 PSAL Canarsie Boys, Lady Vikings Basketball Round-Up

Canarsie, South Shore Basketball Teams Pickup Big Wins


By Jerry Del Priore With last night’s 63-36 win over New Utrecht (1-9) at home, the Canarsie (7-3) basketball team moved into a three-way tie for first place in the PSAL’s Brooklyn A Southeast Conference with Erasmus and Grady. Junior forward Tyres Desinor paced the Chiefs with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Senior forward Marcus Louis … Continue reading Canarsie, South Shore Basketball Teams Pickup Big Wins

2015 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading 2015 in review