Week 4 PSAL Southeast Brooklyn Hoops Round-Up


By Jerry Del Priore With the PSAL hoops campaign quickly moving along, and heading into the holiday break, area teams attempted to keep its momentum while one looked to get back into contention. One squad lost its first game of the season, while another picked up two victories to keep itself from fading into oblivion. Here’s how the respective … Continue reading Week 4 PSAL Southeast Brooklyn Hoops Round-Up

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Lab Museum Waxes Bryant, 61-47, in Girls Basketball Holiday Festival Tournament


By Jerry Del Priore Lab Museum United has been soundly thumping easier competition for most of the early part of the PSAL girls’ basketball season. So, it was important to put their best foot forward against an undefeated Bryant squad from Queens, to prove it could hang with tougher opposition. Consider it done. With guards … Continue reading Lab Museum Waxes Bryant, 61-47, in Girls Basketball Holiday Festival Tournament

Mill Basin Native Wagner Elancieux Strives For Track And Field Success At St. Francis College


St. Francis College senior Wagner Elancieux has had to battle for everything in his track and field career. It’s something that has driven him to succeed at every turn. Elancieux enjoyed a solid track and field career at St. Edmund Prep High School in Midwood, but scholarship offers weren’t coming through like he had hoped. Perhaps … Continue reading Mill Basin Native Wagner Elancieux Strives For Track And Field Success At St. Francis College

Public Address Announcer Antonio Rodriguez Gives Canarsie Football a Voice


By Jerry Del Priore For the past seven years at Canarsie football home games, every time the Chiefs’ offense moves the chains, public address announcer Antonio Rodriguez will broadcast his trademark call, “And that play is good for a Chiefs’ first down.” It’s something that helps to motivate the crowd, giving the fans a reason … Continue reading Public Address Announcer Antonio Rodriguez Gives Canarsie Football a Voice

Concierge App, Drinklynk Works to Transform the Group Nightlife Experience


By Jerry Del Priore It’s an all too familiar scene for people who plan nightlife group outings. You search for a venue for a special event or a night on the town, and are quoted a price, only to find out that the cited rate for your group is a lot more than expected, or … Continue reading Concierge App, Drinklynk Works to Transform the Group Nightlife Experience

Week Two Local Brooklyn Southeast PSAL Girls Basketball Round-Up


By Jerry Del Priore It was a productive week for PSAL area girls hoops teams, as three squads came away with convincing victories to extend the start of its respective seasons with perfect records. The fourth team won via forfeit.  The South Shore Lady Vikings got off to a good start in defense of their … Continue reading Week Two Local Brooklyn Southeast PSAL Girls Basketball Round-Up

East New York, Brooklyn Student-Athlete Kayla Bridgeman Makes The Grade At Manhattan High School


By Jerry Del Priore Sophomore basketball player Kayla Bridgeman is a true competitor, working hard in the classroom and on the court to get into a fine college someday. But in a defining moment in her young high school career, Bridgeman decided to transfer out after her freshman year at the iSchool at Chelsea High School … Continue reading East New York, Brooklyn Student-Athlete Kayla Bridgeman Makes The Grade At Manhattan High School

Ex Cyclone Joe Jiannetti to Participate in Whiffleball Tournament to Help Fight Type I Diabetes


By Jerry Del Priore Former Brooklyn Cyclone Joe Jiannetti was diagnosed with Type I diabetes, an autoimmune disease that destroys the body’s ability to produce insulin, a hormone needed to control blood glucose, at the age of 15. The 11-year former minor leaguer knows how difficult it is to managed the disease while playing professional … Continue reading Ex Cyclone Joe Jiannetti to Participate in Whiffleball Tournament to Help Fight Type I Diabetes

Week One PSAL Southeast Brooklyn Basketball Round-Up


By Jerry Del Priore It’s that time of year again as PSAL basketball teams duke it out on the hardwood for New York City supremacy. It was a great start for local Southeast Brooklyn hoops squads as all four clubs picked up wins to tipoff the regular season with high-octane domination. Here’s the breakdown of … Continue reading Week One PSAL Southeast Brooklyn Basketball Round-Up