PSAL Football Week 2 Roundup


By Jerry Del Priore It was an exciting and productive week for the local Southeast Brooklyn PSAL football as three of the four teams won its respective tilts. One club came from behind for the victory, thanks to a monster effort from its quarterback. The other outlasted its opponent, and the third went down in … Continue reading PSAL Football Week 2 Roundup

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Growing Pains Plague Canarsie In 36-0 Defeat to Midwood


By Jerry Del Priore With a team made up of mostly juniors and other underclassmen, the Canarsie Chiefs’ varsity coaching staff expected them to endure a measure of woes, due to inexperience, during the season. Unfortunately for Canarsie (0-2), its greenness was on full display against Midwood, as it was shutout, 36-0, Friday night at … Continue reading Growing Pains Plague Canarsie In 36-0 Defeat to Midwood

People Turn Out in Droves for 14th Annual Dan’s 5K Run/Walk in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn


By Jerry Del Priore Last Saturday, Dan Foster held his fourteenth annual Dan’s 5K fun run/walk adjacent to the Gerritsen Beach Ball fields in Gerritsen Beach. The event was a fundraiser for the Colon Cancer Alliance Blue Hope Financial Assistance Program, for which Foster,67, serves as the Brooklyn Ambassador. CCABHFA provides funding to organizations that … Continue reading People Turn Out in Droves for 14th Annual Dan’s 5K Run/Walk in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn

Canarsie Chiefs Blanked By Port Richmond To Open 2016 PSAL Football Season


By Jerry Del Priore It was a game of several what ifs for the Canarsie Chiefs football team. The Chiefs made several mistakes, including four costly turnovers, many dropped passes and other miscues in a 20-0 shutout loss to host Port Richmond. The Sunday tilt opened the season in City Conference play. Canarsie varsity head … Continue reading Canarsie Chiefs Blanked By Port Richmond To Open 2016 PSAL Football Season

Vikings Suffer Devastating, Key Injury in Opening Season Rout to Lincoln


By Jerry Del Priore Early in its game against Lincoln High School, South Shore running back Rafael Cordero broke his leg after catching a pass down field. It would change the complexion of the tilt as the Vikings lost one of their best players in Cordero, a speedster who the coaching staff said had the … Continue reading Vikings Suffer Devastating, Key Injury in Opening Season Rout to Lincoln

Canarsie 2016 Football Preview: Chiefs Turn to Youth For New Season


By Jerry Del Priore After losing over twenty players to graduation in 2015, the Chiefs are leaning on last year’s junior varsity squad to step it up this season. Though fielding a young, inexperienced team, head coach Kyle Allen is still thinking playoffs, hoping to build on Canarsie’s JV’s 2015 success as a number of … Continue reading Canarsie 2016 Football Preview: Chiefs Turn to Youth For New Season

Ex-Chief Defensive Star Devonte Malone Ready to Take it to Next Level


By Jerry Del Priore   Former Chiefs defensive standout Devonte Malone was arguably the best player on the team in 2015. That speaks volumes as Malone didn’t start playing organized football until his freshman year at Canarsie Educational Campus High School. He learned the game quickly, and went on to become a defensive stalwart at … Continue reading Ex-Chief Defensive Star Devonte Malone Ready to Take it to Next Level