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Women’s Basketball Determined to Win Their Home Opener

By: Elise Person, Staff Writer The energy in the Steinberg Wellness Center on a Tuesday, Nov. 14 night was apparent as the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds took on the Saint Peter’s Peacocks in their home opener. The Blackbirds used their hustle, determination, and teamwork to push them towards their first win of the season against the Peacocks by […]

Blackbirds’ offense gets shutout by Binghamton

By: Brandon Glogau, Sports Editor The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds mini two game-winning streak has come to an end, as they were shutout by the Binghamton Bearcats Sunday afternoon at the LIU Athletic Field. The Blackbirds started junior goalkeeper Aline Allmann who is coming off a shutout over Manhattan College, and was just recently named NEC […]

Blackbirds offense carries the team to second straight win

By: Lamont Jackson, Staff Writer An offensive outburst led the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds to a 3-2 victory over the Hartford Hawks marking their second consecutive win. The Blackbirds took a 1-0 lead into half time after sophomore Agape Alexander scored her first goal of the season. The Blackbirds would come soring out in the second […]

New Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ready To Get To Work

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor After a nearly month-long search, LIU introduced the newest head coach of its men’s basketball program in a press conference on April 18 at the Barclays Center – Derek Kellogg, the former head coach of the men’s squad at the University of Massachusetts. Kellogg in his introductory press conference said, […]

LIU Softball Falls To Mountaineers In Game 1 of the NEC Doubleheader

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor LIU, the 2016 Northeast Conference softball regular season and tournament champions, started off conference play with a 9-4 loss to the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers in the first game of the NEC doubleheader on Alumni Day at the LIU Field on Sunday, Apr. 2. Sophomore Schae Dickson got the Blackbirds […]

The Blackbirds Bats Were Quiet In The Loss Against The Bearcats

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor After scoring a total of 18 runs in the first two games of the home stand, the LIU softball bats were quiet against the Binghamton Bearcats, as they loss 8-1 in the second game of the doubleheader on Saturday, Mar. 25. The Blackbirds offense had a chance to score first, […]

LIU Softball Falls Short To Princeton In Extra Innings

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor A high-scoring game between the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds and the Princeton Tigers started off the two-day home mini-tournament on Saturday, Mar. 25, as the Blackbirds loss 12-10 in extra innings to the Tigers. The first run of the game came from LIU junior Victoria Zamora in the bottom of the first […]

A Dominant Shutout Home Opener Win For LIU Softball

By: Michael Chin, Sports Editor The LIU softball team returned back home at the LIU Field for the first time since winning the 2016 NEC title last May, as they shutout the Quinnipiac University Bobcats, 8-0 in five innings in their 2017 home opener on Friday, Mar. 24. LIU junior pitcher, Erynn Sobieski started the […]

Men’s Basketball Clinched NEC Tournament Birth With A Win Over FDU

Brandon Glogau Staff Writer The Blackbirds men’s basketball team has clinched a Northeast Conference tournament birth for the third straight season after defeating last year’s raining NEC champions, the Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights by a final score of 75-69 on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Steinberg Wellness Center.   Senior guard Iverson Flemming led the […]

Scott On the NBA: The NBA All-Star Fan Voting IS A Joke

Scott Adams Staff Writer So the 2017 NBA All-Stars has been selected. NBA fans pick each conference’s starters. Fan voting is very flawed. This is a very important recognition of talent and accomplishment that is turned over to fans, who can vote multiple times and are very biased. This year, out west, fans mocked the […]