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“Deal Me In” – Falcons Get a Jump Start on the Season at the Jersey Shore

While most students spent the summer travelling or relaxing with family and friends or at summer camp, a number of Flatbush Falcons spent time intensely honing their athletic skills in an effort to get a leg up on their opponents in the 2015-16 school year and athletic season that is just around the corner. While

Flatbush’s Merle Cohen & Marc Esses Named Community Magazine’s Sportsmen of the Year

Community Magazine’s June 2015 issue designated a section to recognize the area’s top high school athletes for the 2015-16 school year.  Flatbush’s own senior student-athletes Merle Cohen and Marc Esses were among those recognized by the local magazine for their exploits both on as off the court as student-athletes and leaders. The Flatbush Athletic Department

Middle Division Celebrates the Year in Athletics

On Monday evening (6/8), the student-athletes of Flatbush’s Middle Division gathered to look back on the 2014-15 athletic season and to recognize the achievements of the student-athletes of the 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Over the course of the evening, amidst a meal of pizza, soda and ice cream, the coaches of each of the

Weekend Playoff Contests Bring Seasons to a Close

An intense, 3-day period saw the remaining Falcon athletic teams rise to occasion on the playing field, bringing their best to the opposition, only to see those efforts fall short as the Spring 2015 season came to a close with losses for Baseball, Girls Tennis and Boys Tennis in the MYHSAL Playoffs. The playoff weekend

Boys Are Finals Bound!; Drop Ramaz 3-2 to Advance

In their closest match of the season to date, the Flatbush Boys Varsity Tennis team defeated Ramaz, 3-2, in the MYHSAL Semi-Finals Tuesday night at Matchpoint NYC in Brooklyn. After a delay due to weather, the boys finally got the playoffs underway, and they took little time setting the stage, as Meyer Kassin jumped out

Mother-Daughter Battle Closes 6th Grade Season on a High Note

Two figures emerge from a car out in front of the Yeshivah of Flatbush Elementary School on Monday (6/1) night, each clad in Flatbush Navy and Blue, one significantly taller than the other, both sporting the same number 22. These were family members – mother and daughter, but on this evening, they would be on

Student-Athletes Reflect, Revel in the 2014-15 Season at Flatbush HS’s NIGHT of the FALCON

On Thursday (5/28) night, the Yeshivah of Flatbush HS athletic community gathered to recognize, honor and reflect upon the student-athletes and their accomplishments over the course of the 2014-15 school year.  The new, streamlined Night of the Falcon Athletic Awards Program brought together the student-athletes and coaches of the school’s 23 different Varsity and JV

Night of the Falcon – Athletic Awards Program

Save the Date – Night of the Falcon; Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 7:30 pm in the Khezrie Auditorium of the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School. Gather to celebrate the 2014-15 athletic season, reflect on the experiences and revel in the achievements. All student-athletes and members of the Flatbush coaching staff are expected

Girls & Boys Varsity Tennis Bound for Playoffs!

The Girls and Boys Tennis Teams took to the road Wednesday to the far reaches of Queens to do battle with their counterparts from HAFTR at the Alley Pond Tennis Courts; on the line – the final spots in the MYHSAL Tennis Championship playoffs. After weeks of shuffling, the site in Queens was secured for

Form and Function Invigorate Elementary School Play Yards

by Eric Amkraut, Yeshivah of Flatbush Athletic Director and Supervisor of Physical Education The sounds of jackhammers and power drills have been in the air at the Yeshivah of Flatbush High School, as the year-long renovation of the locker rooms and the construction of a new gymnasium is nearing its completion.   But until this week,