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The plan was to fool Paige Salmon into thinking she was going to the CHSAA girls soccer championship game to collect a plaque for Kellenberg’s regular season league title. Little did she know she'd actually be receiving the player of the year award.
Problem was, competitor that she is, she didn’t want to go to the game.
“I was pretty upset, she said, “because I wasn’t playing in...Read more »
Yet to drop a game to a league opponent all season, St. Anthony’s girls volleyball found itself trailing 15-7 to Kellenberg on Tuesday evening in the first game of the CHSAA championship match.
Coach Donna Newman called timeout, hoping to stem the momentum. It worked, as St. Anthony’s (16-0) rallied in the game and completed a 3-0 sweep to advance to the state championship on Saturday at St....Read more »
When Kellenberg’s Emily O’Hara steps on the track, she’s competing in two races. One is the meet at hand – get to the front of the pack and stay there just long enough to cross the finish line with a hefty amount of points. The second is a race against her teammates – a race to make varsity.
O’Hara is currently the top JV runner on the Firebirds. The top seven are granted varsity status, meaning...Read more »
Northport made an early statement this weekend at the Villa Bears Running Classic at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The Tigers not only won the overall race, which featured schools from all over the state, but they also topped St. Anthony's, Sacred Heart and Kellenberg in the process. "A win in the first race is always nice," coach Eric Visconti said. "St. Anthony's and Monroe Woodbury...Read more »
Don’t bother telling St. John the Baptist football players that their aspirations are too high. No one will even pretend to hear you.
Reaching the CHSFL AA title game last season was a significant accomplishment for the Cougars, given the team had been competing at the A level since before Keith Schweers took over as head coach seven seasons ago, and while progressing, still hadn’t been to...Read more »
It was only the second day of football tryouts at Kellenberg on Tuesday, but coach Kevin Hanifan had already defined the key to his team’s success — and it’s a line that you’ve heard before.
Football, as they say, is a game won in the trenches, and the Firebirds have a whole new brigade of soldiers fighting for them on the frontline this season.
Kellenberg graduated all five of its starting...Read more »
Kellenberg’s Jazmine Fray ended her sophomore season with a bang.
A 2 minute, 9.48 second finish in the 800 meters at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals, held this weekend at North Carolina A&T University, earned her All-American status. Fray finished fifth.
Sabrina Southerland, a senior at Queens’ Benjamin Cardozo High School, won in 2:06.26. After turning heads this winter, Fray...Read more »
The Kellenberg 4x800-meter relay team showed that you don’t necessarily have to run every weekend to turn in great times at big moments.
After racing a more scattered schedule this spring, the senior quartet of Jim McQuade, Randall Turner, James Malebranche and Dylan Murphy returned to form in the 4x800-relay at the New Balance Nationals, held this weekend at North Carolina A&T University...Read more »
On the very same day, Kellenberg won a second straight state title and Sabrina DeAngelis threw a no-hitter in the semifinals.
Not even Shakespeare himself could fit all of the details from two major storylines into the 350 words that made it into Thursday's newspaper. Details such as…
DeAngelis facing the minimum 21 batters in what was the most important start of her career (Until...Read more »
Kellenberg’s Candace Belvedere committed this week to play basketball at St. Joseph’s University.
The junior from Merrick led the Firebirds to the league semifinals and the CHSAA Class A state tournament. A 6-2 center, Belvedere averaged 11.1 points and 11.7 rebounds – including five offensive boards – to go with 2.9 steals and 2.3 blocks per game. She upped her scoring to 14.6 points per...Read more »