Varsity Basketball Team Volunteers with Hempstead Salvation Army

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on November 24, 2015


On Saturday, November 21, 2015, the Boys Varsity Basketball Team traveled to the Salvation Army in Hempstead, New York. Coach McCutcheon and Coach Lyons wanted the team to experience what life was like for some of the less fortunate people in the area and that there were more important things than basketball. The team arrived at the Salvation Army at 9  a.m. Players brought “lightly used”... Read More

Kevin McCarthy’s (’10) whirlwind season culminates in AFL

Filed under Alumni, Athletics on November 21, 2015


Article on Firebird Alumnus Kevin McCarthy ’10: Right-hander Kevin McCarthy was a 16th round pick in 2013 of the KC Royals. I’m sure you are thinking “well, he’s been around” especially since he was drafted out of college (Marist). But he really has not. McCarthy had a second knee surgery (the first coming at Marist), causing him to miss all but two games (four innings) in 2014. Thus,... Read More

2015 Fall Varsity Athletic Awards

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on November 18, 2015

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Congratulations to the following varsity student-athletes on their awards for the 2015 fall athletic season. At the conclusion of every season, members of each varsity team are awarded the Bernie Ward Commitment Award, the Most Improved Player Award, and the Most Valuable Player Award. The Bernie Ward Commitment Award The Bernie Ward Commitment Award, which is named after our beloved former faculty... Read More

Alumnus Bryan Gellineau ’13 Signs to Play Basketball for Norfolk State University

Filed under Alumni, Athletics on November 16, 2015


Congratulations to alumnus Bryan Gellineau ’13 signs with Norfolk State University NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s basketball program added size to next year’s roster when it signed 6-foot-10, 240-pound center Bryan Gellineau to a national letter of intent on Friday. Gellineau will have two years after eligibility remaining after finishing this season at Essex County College... Read More

Newsday: Kellenberg girls win CHSAA state volleyball crown

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on November 16, 2015


Article by Newsday’s Owen O’Brien: Kellenberg poses after winning the CHSAA state girls volleyball championship on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. Strong alone, unstoppable together. The four simple words became a rallying cry on the Kellenberg girls volleyball team’s T-shirts in August when winning a state championship was just a “dream,” said coach Cathy Von Schoenermarck. On... Read More

Girls Cross Country Team Advances to NY State Federation Champtionships

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on November 15, 2015

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On Saturday, November 14, the Lady Firebird Cross Country team ran to a New York State qualifying berth at the CHSAA Intersectional Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx with a third-place team finish. The JV team won the Junior Varsity Championships shortly afterwards. The next day, the team gave back to their sport and community by volunteering at the Blue Ribbon Prostate Cancer Run in... Read More

Matt McDaniels ’12 Named To Liberty Football Weekly Honor Roll

Filed under Alumni, Athletics on November 10, 2015

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KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Nov. 12, 2014) – Earlier this week, the Liberty League announced its football Performers of the Week for Week 10 and USMMA junior quarterback Matthew McDaniels (Malverne, N.Y.) earned a spot on the weekly honor roll. This is the second time this season that he earned this accolade, as he also did so back on Oct. 20 after his Week Seven performance. On Saturday at Union College,... Read More

Lisa Abramski ’12 Named to Capital One Academic All-District 1 Team

Filed under Alumni, Athletics on November 10, 2015


From Philadelphia, Pa. – Holy Family University women’s soccer senior Lisa Abramski (Lindenhurst, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial)…[was] named to the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District 1 first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) members in the East Region. Abramski, a biology/medical technology major, boasts a 3.90 cumulative... Read More

“A.N.O.I.N.T.” Energized Sophomores Win CHSAA Intersectional Championships

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features, School News on November 7, 2015


Energized by their supercharged day of spiritual and collegial reflection, the Lady Firebird Sophomore cross country team captured the CHSAA Intersectional Sophomore Championship race in a dominating fashion. Led by scorers Nora Bennett, Julia Bryant, Grace Browne, Claire Burns, and Bridget Lapham, the team held off a valiant effort by rivals Notre Dame Academy of Staten Island and St. Anthony’s.... Read More

Girls Cross Country Team Captures Fr. Philip Eichner Plaque With League Championship Win

Filed under Athletics, Kellenberg Features on November 5, 2015

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For thirty-four years, the champion girls team in the Nassau-Suffolk Catholic High School Girls Athletic Association Cross Country Championships has been awarded the Father Philip Eichner Team Plaque. Last Fall, the Plaque finally came home to Kellenberg with the girls’ first league team victory. This year, the team won the meet and the plaque again. Pictured here with Father Philip are members... Read More

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