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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,

Flatbush Shows Off the Old and the New in Brooklyn’s Only Professional Ballpark

Coney Island is the home of the first professional baseball park in Brooklyn since the departure the Dodgers for the West Coast led to the abandonment and ultimate razing of famed Ebbets Field.  On Wednesday (5/13) it saw a first for Flatbush as well, as the Falcons took to the field for the first time

Varsity Girls Earn Split on the Week; Defeat Shalhevet, Fall to Westchester

The week started on a high note for the Varsity Girls Softball Team and finished on a downer as the Falcons split their two games this week, defeating Shalhevet 13-3 on Monday (5/11) but falling at Westchester 5-3 on Wednesday (5/15). Playing at the 6 Diamonds Complex in Brooklyn, Flatbush jumped out to an early

Girls Stun, Boys Cruise in Sweep of North Shore

Coming in to Monday night’s Girls/Boys doubleheader with North Shore, it was expected that the Flatbush Boys would have an easy time with their Stars opponents – and they did, posting a solid 5-0 win over their Long Island opponents.  What was surprising was that earlier in the evening, the Girls Falcons came away with

Short but Sweet; Falcons Record First Win of the Season

In a game shortened by early afternoon traffic and the impending arrival of Shabbat, the Varsity Baseball team earned its first victory of the season, defeating North Shore in Great Neck, Long Island by a score of 6-3. Offense was not at a premium, and the Falcons could only muster one infield hit on the

Boys JV’s Building for the Future

Playing with a line-up that sported three reserves in a starting role, the JV Boys Soccer team brought everything they had to the Frisch Cougars Wednesday night (5/6) and battled hard for 47 minutes before yielding the clinching goal in the final game of the season, falling 10-3 in the Falcon’s Nest.  But the final