Lady Gators Bite Back to Finish Strong in Msgr. King Basketball Tournament


By Jerry Del Priore After losing to Fontbonne Hall Saturday, Lab Museum United rebounded and easily beat Port Richmond Sunday and The Scholars’ Academy Monday at the 48th annual Msgr. King Basketball Tournament at St. Thomas Aquinas Gym in Brooklyn. The Lady Gators (12-0, 16-2) made short work of the Seawolves, routing them, 82-61, in … Continue reading Lady Gators Bite Back to Finish Strong in Msgr. King Basketball Tournament

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Lab Museum’s Second Half Collapse Leads to Defeat to Fontbonne Hall at Msgr. King Hoops Tournament


By Jerry Del Priore The Lady Gators fared well in the first half, in which their determined effort helped them take a 28-27 lead into the locker room against Fontbonne Hall. But Lab Museum United (12-0, 14-2) failed to sustain any type of momentum in the second half, losing, 63-55, to the Bonnies Saturday in … Continue reading Lab Museum’s Second Half Collapse Leads to Defeat to Fontbonne Hall at Msgr. King Hoops Tournament

College Basketball Recruiting Heats Up for Lab Museum’s Rianne John


College Basketball Recruiting Heats Up for Lab Museum’s Rianne John By Jerry Del Priore Richard John wanted his daughter, Rianne, to participate in some type of sport as a freshman at Lab Museum United High School in Chelsea, Manhattan. “When she came into high school, I told her I wanted her to get into a … Continue reading College Basketball Recruiting Heats Up for Lab Museum’s Rianne John

South Shore Lady Vikings Continue Its Hoops Dominance With Convincing Win Over Wagner


By Jerry Del Priore After routing Wagner, 67-41, at Midwood High School last week, South Shore looks prime for a trip to Madison Square Garden in March for a chance at a three-peat PSAL girls basketball championship.  South Shore (3-0, 7-2) established early dominance, dribbling out to a commanding 23-10 lead in the first period. … Continue reading South Shore Lady Vikings Continue Its Hoops Dominance With Convincing Win Over Wagner

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

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

Lady Vikings G0 Back-to-Back As Girls PSAL Basketball Champs


By Jerry Del Priore It was once thought by many NYC high school basketball insiders that the South Shore girls’ basketball team couldn’t win the big game after losing four previous times in the finals. The notion was dismissed last year when the Lady Vikings captured the Class "AA" PSAL Championship and further put to … Continue reading Lady Vikings G0 Back-to-Back As Girls PSAL Basketball Champs