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שלום ברוקלין, Nets Welcome Israel’s Team to Barclays Center

“MAC-CA-BI, MAC-CA-BI, MAC-CA-BI” ; “BROOK-LYN, BROOK-LYN”  These chants filled the arena and rang in the rafters of Barclays Center on Tuesday night, 10/7, as the hometown NBA Brooklyn Nets opened their 2014-15 campaign with a pre-season opener hosting 2014 Euroleague Champion Maccabi Tel Aviv.  Members of Yeshivah of Flatbush’s senior class were on hand to

19th Annual Hausdorff Tournament Field Released

For the 19th consecutive year, the Yeshivah of Flatbush will host the Hausdorff Torunament, arguably the most prestigious tournament for junior varsity yeshiva basketball teams in the country. Tournament Chair Michael Gelber announced that this year, in addition to welcoming back junior varsity squads from Cooper Yeshiva HS/Yeshiva of the South in Memphis, Tennessee and

Silverman Leads the Charge!; Late Burst Lifts Varsity Boys over JEC

Senior Co-Captain Bobby Soffer broke a 35-35 deadlock with a trey from the left slot, and the Falcons scored the final 9 points of the game to close out their third road victory of the pre-season, defeating the JEC Chargers 44-35 in front of a raucous and spirited home crowd in Elizabeth, NJ. The game

Double the Excitement, Double the Fun; Falcons Sweep Doubleheader at DRS

In the first doubleheader of the season, the Flatbush Boys Basketball JV & Varsity teams travelled to Woodmere, Long island and swept the home squads for the varsity’s second win on the year and the first for the JV’s in the 2014-15 campaign. In the opener, the JV Falcons jumped out to an early double-digit

Falcons Athletes to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness Throughout October

Recent research shows that Jewish women “who tested positive for cancer-causing genetic mutations during random screenings have high rates of breast and ovarian cancer even when they have no family history of the disease.” (New York Times, “Study of Jewish Women Shows Link to Cancer Without Family History,” Sept 4, 2014) While this is not

Defense Reigns Supreme in Riverdale

Flatbush outscored SAR 24-7 in the second half to notch the Varsity Boys Basketball team’s first victory of the 2014-15 season. Balanced scoring, solid rebounding and dominant backcourt pressure keyed the Falcons victory on the road last night in Riverdale, NY. On the heels of an opening season loss that showed only that this team

Volleyball Alumnae Return to Benefit IDF Soldiers

Set – Spike!  “I got it!”  “Mine, mine!” For many in the YoF HS Gym on Sunday afternoon, these are words they haven’t heard for quite some time. But for four hours, former players took to the court alongside members of the 2014-15 Flatbush Falcons JV and Varsity Girls Volleyball teams, and some of their

Late Rally Falls Short; Falcons Drop Opener at MDY Pre-Season Tournament

Behind a barrage of 3-pointers from Senior Co-Captain Bobby Soffer, Flatbush closed the gap late in the fourth quarter, but the rally fell short and the Falcons dropped the season opener to HAFTR in the opening round of the MDY Pre-Season Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, 9/16, 56-46. Thought the team has a majority of seniors,

Cleats On! Outdoor Soccer Debuts at Flatbush

Marking a first in Yeshivah of Flatbush Athletics, boys turned out in great numbers Wednesday night (9/10) to show off their footballing skills in hopes of being a part of the first-ever outdoor soccer team in the gloried athletic history of the Yeshivah. The late time and the distant location did not deter over 70