Author Archives: Neil A. Carousso

SFP beats Xavier in overtime


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After beating the Xavier Knights 41-35 in overtime at Hofstra University in Hempstead on Saturday night, October 6, the Saint Francis Prep Terriers are 4-1 overall and 4-0 in Catholic High School Football League (CHSFL) competition. Their lone loss was against Washingtonville High School, from Kingston, New York, in week one. One of the Terriers’ […]

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SFP’s gymnastic team maintains balance as they look toward another championship


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Photos courtesy of Shay Bendeck

The Saint Francis Prep Terriers gymnastics team — the reigning Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) champions — won their first two meets of the season against the Kellenberg Firebirds and the Holy Trinity Titans last week. Each gymnast has their strengths on the four apparatuses they compete on: vault, uneven bars, balance beam and […]

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Lady Terriers reflect on tough season


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Photo by John Hessel at St. Francis Prep

The St. Francis Prep Lady Terriers basketball team finished with only two victories overall, but, their sense of camaraderie grew down the stretch of the season. The hype of the season did not quite match up with the execution on the court, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t work hard. The Lady Terriers victories came […]

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St. Francis Prep falls just shy of championship


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After two consecutive seasons of winning just one regular season game combined, Saint Francis Prep’s football team went 4-4 overall and 4-3 in the “AA” division of the Catholic High School Football League (CHSFL) this past regular season. The Terriers had a successful season and made it to the CHSFL “A” playoffs and championship game […]

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Lady Terriers capture crown; now seek state title


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Photo by Stephanie Horan  Back Row: Kiara Pierre, Kelly Flynn, Jen Hussey, Caroline Gorecki 2nd Row: Johary Rivadeneira, Tara O’Rourke, Kaitlyn Sluyk, Jaclyn LaForgia, Caroline Vallone, Kiara Otero, Nicole Tong, Kendra McCalla Front Row (Captains): Caitlin O’Doherty, Talia Colasante, Allison Betito

Over the past half-decade, the St. Francis Prep ladies volleyball team has dominated the Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA). That domination continued as the Lady Terriers defeated the Stanners of Archbishop Molloy in the Brooklyn/Queens CHSAA championship game in Fresh Meadows on November 2. Before the championship game, the Stanners and Lady Terriers met […]

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