Sunset Park, Brooklyn Boxer Julian Sosa Continues Torrid Fighting Pace With Win On Coney Island


Professional boxer Julian Sosa is busier than your average 20-year-old. Sosa, a welterweight from Sunset Park, Brooklyn, has fought seven times since turning professional approximately a year and a half ago, including his impressive, unanimous six-round decision over Rene Marquez (5-2, KOs) Sunday at the Ford Amphitheater on Coney Island. Though training and fighting don't … Continue reading Sunset Park, Brooklyn Boxer Julian Sosa Continues Torrid Fighting Pace With Win On Coney Island

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Undersized Ex-Football Chief Shawn Cabbell Ready To Prove Doubters Wrong At College


By Jerry Del Priore At a modest five-foot-seven and 167 pounds, many people had their doubts if Shawn Cabbell could make a college gridiron squad due to his lack of size. But they failed to measure the one intangible that mattered most: Cabbell’s intense desire to play the game he loves at the next height. … Continue reading Undersized Ex-Football Chief Shawn Cabbell Ready To Prove Doubters Wrong At College

Ex-Canarsie Football Player Darius Lancaster Eyes College Success On And Off The Field


By Jerry Del Priore Darius Lancaster started playing organized football with the Mill Basin Mariners at the age of 13. It’s late for anyone who realistically aspires to put the pads on at the collegiate level. He chose other sports, such as basketball and baseball, over the gridiron. Though Lancaster was behind football-wise to other … Continue reading Ex-Canarsie Football Player Darius Lancaster Eyes College Success On And Off The Field

Former Standout Chiefs Running Back Palyte Stubbs Set To Hit College, Gridiron The Right Way


Text and Photos by Jerry Del Priore As Palyte Stubbs’ high school career at Canarsie Educational Campus started to wind down in May, he grew increasingly anxious because he had not yet heard from any college football programs. “Yeah, that was going through my mind a lot, every morning and night,” Stubbs said when asked … Continue reading Former Standout Chiefs Running Back Palyte Stubbs Set To Hit College, Gridiron The Right Way