Athletics

Kellenberg Boys Basketball Program Honored with James Greene Sportsmanship Award

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on March 24, 2015

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Congratulations to the Kellenberg Memorial High School Boys Basketball program which was recently honored by International Association of Approved Basketball Officials (IAABO) Long Island Board #41 with the James Greene Sportsmanship Award for the 2014-2015 season. This award is given each year to the Long Island high school basketball program that excels above and beyond expectations of sportsmanship,... Read More

Athletic Awards Banquet Honors Winter Athletes

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features, School News on March 22, 2015

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Congratulations to our winter season athletes on their accomplishments and success this past winter season. Player profile information below has been provided by their coaches and was read at the awards banquet. Boys Freshman Basketball Bernie Ward Commitment Award – Kristian Mayer Kristian Mayer   One of the problems with sports today is that athletes do not put enough effort into what they... Read More

Newsday: Kellenberg beats Cardinal O’Hara in CHSAA Class A semifinal

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on March 13, 2015

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Article by Newsday’s Jason Stromberg (): Playing for a shot at the state CHSAA Class A championship should have been motivation enough, but the Kellenberg girls basketball team had a score to settle with Buffalo’s Cardinal O’Hara. And now they’re even. The Firebirds beat O’Hara, 60-49, Friday to advance to the 5 p.m. title game against Nazareth Saturday at [Archbishop... Read More

MSG Varsity: Ehrhardt helps Kellenberg steal quarterfinal win

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on March 11, 2015

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Article by MSG Varsity’s Jordan Lauterbach: When a crucial inbounds pass was intercepted, landing in the hands of Kellenberg’s Lindsey Ehrhardt with six seconds left in Tuesday night’s State Catholic High School Basketball Tournament quarterfinals, there may have been some who were surprised. But not Ehrhardt. She knew exactly where it was going. “I had an instinct,”... Read More

Newsday: Kellenberg influence continues for college indoor track medalists

Filed under Alumni, Athletics on March 5, 2015

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Article by Newsday’s Jordan Lauterbach: A fiery Long Island influence could be felt throughout the East Coast as women’s college indoor track conferences crowned champions during the past two weeks. Perhaps more appropriately, it was a Firebirds influence. Four Kellenberg graduates took home conference titles, proving that the high school’s influence lasts long after graduation... Read More

Newsday: Kate Calabro sparks Kellenberg’s victory in CHSAA Class A championship game

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on March 5, 2015

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Article by Newsday’s  Erik Bacharach: As Kate Calabro had her shot blocked with two minutes to go, the loud thud she made when she fell to the court silenced the crowd. “At the time, I didn’t know ,” teammate Lindsey Ehrhardt said. “She went down really hard.” Thirty seconds later, Ehrhardt fouled out, and Kellenberg (17-9) appeared to be in an even bigger hole... Read More

MSG Varsity: Staab’s shot: Kellenberg wins ‘A’ championship

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on March 5, 2015

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Article by MSG Varsity’s Tom Liodice: Both Kellenberg and St. John the Baptist fans couldn’t have asked for a better basketball game. However, it was Firebirds fans that got an even better result. Caitlyn Staab’s running one-handed layup coming out of a timeout with 25 seconds left was the most important two of her 16 points as it lifted Kellenberg to a dramatic 68-67 victory over... Read More

Newsday: Torre brothers lead Kellenberg into CHSAA final

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on March 1, 2015

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Article by Newsday’s Bob Herzog: When Mike, a senior, went to the bench with his third foul midway through the third quarter and the Firebirds leading by six, Steve, a junior, scored seven of Kellenberg’s next nine points. By the time they were reunited on the court for the fourth quarter, Kellenberg was in command. “I do not want this to end,” Mike Torre said slowly, emphasizing... Read More

Newsday: Kellenberg girls bowling team wins CHSAA title

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on March 1, 2015

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Article by Newsday’s Jason Stromberg: The Little Team That Bowlieved came through. Vicky Loucks still can’t believe it, but it’s true. The Kellenberg girls bowling team stuck to its motto on the back of its sweatshirts that reads ‘Bowlieve In Yourself,’ and it worked. The Firebirds are the new CHSAA champions. “We were thinking we were going to win, but we didn’t... Read More

Lady Firebird Alumna Ordrine Belot (’12) Named “Athlete of the Week” for the American Athletic Association Conference

Filed under Alumni, Athletics on February 25, 2015

Congratulations to Lady Firebird Alumna Ordrine Belot (’12), who was named “Athlete of the Week” for the American Athletic Association Conference this past week. Belot, a former team captain of the Lady Firebirds, a junior at the University of Connecticut, is currently among the top ten collegiate jumpers in the country. http://theamerican.org/news/2015/2/17/INDOOR_0217154615.aspx?path=indoor_track  Read More →

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