Athletics

Newsday: Steve Torre, Kyle DeVerna lift Kellenberg over Chaminade

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on February 12, 2016

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By Newsday’s Bob Herzog: In the final quarter of the final home game of their stellar varsity careers, Kellenberg guards Steve Torre and Kyle DeVerna applied a brilliant finishing touch. Torre scored 13 of his 28 points and DeVerna added eight of his 30 to lead the Firebirds to an 85-71 victory over Chaminade on Friday night in a key Nassau-Suffolk CHSAA game before a roaring, overflow crowd... Read More

Varsity Wrestling Crowns 5 League Champions

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on February 9, 2016

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On Sunday, February 7, the Varsity Wrestling team put an impressive eight grapplers in the finals and crowned five champions at the NSCHSAA League Tournament. Nate Mompoint made history in becoming the first freshman from Kellenberg to win a league title when he pinned his opponent in the 106 pound final. Jason Javier claimed the crown at 120 pounds, avenging a loss from earlier in the season during... Read More

Alumnae Jazmine Fray ’15 and Kim MacKay ’11 at Razorback Invitational

Filed under Alumni, Athletics on January 28, 2016

Jazmine Fray (L) and Kim MacCay (R) Fresh off running the fastest 800 meter split ever run (2:05.34) by a Texas A&M female athlete, Jazmine Fray ’15 stops to discuss old times at Kellenberg with Kim MacKay ’11, a fifth-year runner for U.C.L.A. The two are competing in the two-day “Razorback Invitational,” the most competitive collegiate meet in the country outside of the... Read More

Kellenberg’s 2016 Winter Spirit Rally

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on January 20, 2016

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Article by Marissa Cubillos ‘17: On Friday, January 15, the junior and senior divisions of Kellenberg gathered together in the gymnasium to express their pride and spirit in their winter athletes. The afternoon started off with the varsity winter athletes making an entrance into the gymnasium with their signs of what sports they participated in, with their teams following behind them. The sports... Read More

Newsday: Kyle DeVerna, Steve Torre power Kellenberg past Long Beach

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on January 19, 2016

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Article by Newsday’s Bob Herzog: They complement each other and others compliment them. Kellenberg senior guards Kyle DeVerna and Steve Torre are friends off the court, which translates into quite a comfort zone on it. “They both are the engines that make us go and make everyone else better,” Firebirds coach Jack McCutcheon said Monday after Kellenberg defeated Long Beach, 71-62, in the first... Read More

Kellenberg’s 4×800 “A” team of Maureen Lewin, Julia Bryant, Nora Bennett, and Deirdre Lewin

Filed under Athletics on January 19, 2016

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Ran to victory at the multi-state “Stanner Games” at the New Balance Armory Track and Field Center in NYC. In an unprecedented placing in this event, the “B” team of Ceara Conroy, Grace Browne, Courtney Fergueson, and Bridget Simons placed fifth. The “A” team’s time of 9:32.9 is the fastest time for Long Island school, public or private, in this relay this... Read More

Girls Varsity Winter Track Team Records Fastest Time of the Season

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on January 14, 2016

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Attempting to defend their 2015 Millrose Games Sprint Medley Relay championship title, the Kellenberg all-senior relay team–a whole new team from last year–qualified with a close second place finish at Wednesday night’s Millrose Trials. Needing a top six finish, the team ran to their fastest time of the season in finishing second. The team feels confident about winning the title at the Millrose... Read More

Kellenberg Cheerleading Alumnae Recently Honored

Filed under Alumni, Athletics, Kellenberg Features on January 12, 2016

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Article by Amy Kupplemeyer ’19 and Meredith Kass ’19: On Friday January 8, 2016, Kellenberg Cheerleading Alumnae from the classes of ’90,’ 93, ’94,’98 ’99, ’00, ’05, ’06 ’07, ’08, ’09, ’10, ’11, ’12, ’14 and ’15 came together in the Kellenberg gym for the Boys Varsity Basketball game. At half... Read More

Steven Torre First to 1000 Points in Kellenberg History

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on January 9, 2016

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  From Newsday.com: Kellenberg senior guard Steve Torre scored on a reverse layup in the third quarter to become the first player in the 28-year history of the school to score 1,000 points, according to Firebirds coach Jack McCutcheon. “If it wasn’t for my teammates, I wouldn’t be able to accomplish what I did,” Torre said after scoring 19 points in a 78-45 victory over St. Mary’s in... Read More

Boys Varsity Basketball Prepares for Season with Retreat at Founders Hollow

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on January 6, 2016

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Article by Anthony DeGennaro ’16 & Casey Meekins ’16: This weekend, the Varsity Basketball team took a trip up to Founders Hollow for their annual retreat.  The goals of the trip were to bond as a group and reflect on important values that a team needs to be successful. The team started the retreat with a Mass presided by Father Philip Eichner, S.M., president of Kellenberg Memorial... Read More

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