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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The Heights Players will open their three weekend production of Yentl, by Leah Napolin and Isaac Bashevis Singer, a play about “the divine androgeny of the soul,” this weekend, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 2:00. Make reservations here. Looking ahead, the Players will resume their Theater for [...]

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Play Ball! Brooklyn Heights Athletic Club Adult Co-Ed Softball League Begins Play this Sunday

Beginning this weekend, a clear indicator of spring’s approach will appear at Van Vorhees Park on the Brooklyn Heights waterfront: the Brooklyn Heights Athletic Club opens their 20th season of adult co-ed softball play. Appealing to adults distracted by the many complications of urban living, for a mere $120 the BHAC offers local players a [...]

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Cosmos Partner in Soccer Training at Pier 5 This Spring

The New York Cosmos Training and Development Program has entered into partnership with Play Study Win Metro Soccer NY to provide soccer training for kids ages seven through twelve at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park this spring. According to Big Apple Soccer: The Brooklyn spring clinics will be offered on Saturdays beginning March 22 for [...]

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Tough Overtime Loss To Robert Morris Doesn’t Dampen St. Francis Brooklyn Spirits

Despite yesterday’s dispiriting 71-70 overtime loss to Robert Morris in Moon Township, PA, St. Francis Brooklyn head coach Glenn Braica was surprisingly upbeat. “I can’t tell you how proud I am of our guys effort and resiliency,” said Braica, who watched his team rally from seven points down in the extra period only to lose [...]

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Short-Handed St. Francis Drops Heart-Breaking 73-71 Decision on Last-second Shot

On Tuesday night at the Pope Center in downtown Brooklyn, with new allegations of criminal activity by one of their players plaguing the squad, the St. Francis Brooklyn’s men’s basketball team dropped a heart-breaking 73-71 decision to Central Connecticut State. Seconds after junior Brent Jones’ free throw following a steal from CCSU junior Kyle Vinales [...]

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St. Francis’ Martin, White Arrested; Jones, Santavenere and Mystery Player Status Unclear

On Friday, Mark Morales of the Daily News reported that St. Francis Brooklyn men’s basketball player Anthony White was arrested recently by the New York Police Department in response to domestic violence charges. White, 19, a sophomore guard for the small college located in Brooklyn Heights, was alleged on February 3 to have choked his [...]

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St. Francis, NEC Misery Has Company: Wagner Suspends Player For Season

In an apparently unrelated but parallel development to the ongoing investigation of four St. Francis Brooklyn men’s basketball players, it was reported Tuesday by Cormac Gordon of the Staten Island Examiner that Wagner College junior Jay Harris, the Seahawks’ leading three-point threat, has been suspended for the remainder of the season for what has been [...]

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Unexpected Suspensions Engulf St. Francis Men’s Basketball in Uncertainty

On the eve of its biggest game in years, the St. Francis men’s basketball team found itself unexpectedly short-handed on Saturday for their match-up with Robert Morris, the top team in the Northeast Conference (NEC). Junior Brent Jones, St. Francis’ starting point guard, sophomore Anthony White, super freshman Wayne Martin and junior P.J. Santavenere were [...]

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Wayne to the Rescue: Freshman Martin Saves St. Francis in Overtime

Freshman Wayne Martin may be a newcomer to St. Francis Brooklyn’s basketball rivalry with Wagner, but based on his clutch performance in Saturday night’s thrilling 73-72 overtime win against the Seahawks, it looks like he’s grown quite comfortable in the spotlight. The home grown 6-6 freshman (South Shore) hit a leaner with 24 seconds left [...]

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Battle of Brooklyn? More Like A Blowout! St. Francis Dominates LIU

Round one of the annual Battle of Brooklyn rivalry between the LIU Brooklyn and St. Francis Brooklyn men’s and women’s basketball teams is over. With two decisive wins, the Terriers registered a double knockout. On Thursday night at the Pope Athletic Center in Brooklyn Heights, Ben Mockford rained three’s on the beleaguered Blackbirds. The senior [...]

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College Basketball’s Best Rivalry Will Play Out At St Francis College

By Michael Randazzo Beginning tomorrow night in Brooklyn Heights, one of college basketball’s best rivalries will be renewed as St. Francis Brooklyn men’s and women’s teams will face their cross-borough rivals from LIU Brooklyn in annual Battle of Brooklyn matchups. The LIU men’s team will walk up the Fulton Mall from their Fort Greene campus [...]

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Fall Comes Up Big For St. Francis in 77-65 Win Over NJIT

Sports guy Michael Randazzo moves courtside for this recap of St Francis hoops.

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LIU Brooklyn and St. Francis College Both B-ball Winners

Sports guy Michael Randazzo is courtside with a report about college hoops.

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Marina, Roller Rink, and More to Come at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Construction work at Brooklyn Bridge Park will pick up further in 2014, thanks to some recent awards in response to Requests for Proposals and decisions regarding other projects. Edgewater Resources, “a multi- disciplinary marina design, development, and management company with extensive national and international experience,” will develop and operate a marina between Piers 4 and [...]

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St Francis’ Run to NCAA Water Polo Championship Ended by #1 USC

Wrapping up our coverage of St Francis Brooklyn Men’s Water Polo is Michael Randazzo. Over to you, Mike!

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St Francis Qualifies for Second Straight NCAA Final Four

Michael Randazzo reports from poolside on St Francis men’s water polo. As the result of a dramatic 6-5 victory yesterday over UC San Diego in a play in game of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championship, St. Francis Brooklyn will reprise one of the most memorable matches in program history. Waiting for the Terriers [...]

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