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Undersized Ex-Football Chief Shawn Cabbell Ready To Prove Doubters Wrong At College

By Jerry Del Priore

At a modest five-foot-seven and 167 pounds, many people had their doubts if Shawn Cabbell could make a college gridiron squad due to his lack of size. 359 more words

SPORTS

Ex-Canarsie Football Player Darius Lancaster Eyes College Success On And Off The Field

By Jerry Del Priore

Darius Lancaster started playing organized football with the Mill Basin Mariners at the age of 13. It’s late for anyone who realistically aspires to put the pads on at the collegiate level. 356 more words

SPORTS

Side by Side on the LL

Reading was an essential part of my growing up. My parents were both teachers and voracious readers. During the summer we went as a family to the library at least once a week. 821 more words

Growing Up

Former Standout Chiefs Running Back Palyte Stubbs Set To Hit College, Gridiron The Right Way

Text and Photos by Jerry Del Priore

As Palyte Stubbs’ high school career at Canarsie Educational Campus started to wind down in May, he grew increasingly anxious because he had not yet heard from any college football programs. 634 more words

SPORTS

Brooklynite Highlighted In Army Reserve Ad Campaign

By Jerry Del Priore

The United States Army Reserve began its new advertising campaign, “All Solider,” last month with a new television ad, digital landing page and social media content. 393 more words

CANARSIE

Loss

Zada was sitting at the huge mahogany dining room table in his suit and tie. I crossed the room and went to sit with him to wait for everyone else to be ready to leave. 741 more words

Growing Up

The Wilds of Canarsie

A brief aside before continuing with my stories:

In order to better understand some of the events I’m describing, especially for those not familiar with Canarsie, I thought a map might be helpful. 846 more words

Growing Up