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Super Bowl Ending For The Ages

Super Bowl Ending For The Ages

Bobby Shinde, Sports Writer

February 8, 2015

Should they have run the ball? Was it pass interference? Did Seahawks coach Pete Carroll want Russell Wilson to win the MVP? These are just some of the questions that have been posed since one of the most exciting endings to a Super Bowl in history. On February 1, 2015, families and friends gathered...

Time For Pitchers And Catchers

Time For Pitchers And Catchers

Anthony Cardone, Senior Sports Writer

January 21, 2015

It still might be winter, but as the air slowly gets warmer, the calendar moves closer to the start of the Floral Park Memorial baseball season. If you happen to walk by the gymnasium at 6:00 am, there will be a sound of baseballs snapping into the gloves of several students, all trying out for a spot...

Boys’ Varsity Soccer Falls To Roslyn

Jonathan Ferone, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014

Floral Park Memorial's boys' varsity soccer team had a very exciting season.  The hard work of August practices paid off greatly as the Knights advanced to the playoffs. The preseason began with a promising 1-0 victory over district rival H. Frank Carey.  This win sparked an excellent early season...

A New Knight in Town

A New Knight in Town

Thomas Kenna, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2014

Studies show that athletic teams really do have a home-field advantage.  Support from the crowd can make a difference in the outcome.  Just look at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, home of the Super Bowl Champion Seahawks, as one example. Therefore, a great asset to the Floral Park Knights this year...

Oh What A Knight

Oh What A Knight

Anthony Cardone, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014

After a tough loss against Glen Cove on September 27, 20-10 , the Floral Park Knights were faced with a short week of practice before a Thursday contest with North Shore. In one of the most exciting games in recent memory, the Knights came back from 19 points down in the second half to stun the Vikings...

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Anthony Cardone, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014

In his 20th year of coaching the Floral Park Knights, Coach Mike Spina is excited about the potential for this year’s team. After winning the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week Award early last year, Coach Spina believed the team had a chance to win the Conference III title. The team defeated...

Knights Football exceeds expectations

Knights Football exceeds expectations

Conor Horan and Mike Nelson

December 11, 2013

The Floral Park Knights headed into the football season with few expectations.  They were pre-season projected 8 out of 12 teams and were barely expected to make the playoffs.  At the end of the season the Knights were at Hofstra. Senior captains Conor Horan, Connor Vidasolo, Alec Ascani, and Alex...

The Flaws of Fantasy Football

The Flaws of Fantasy Football

Billy Cotsalas

November 10, 2013

Within the past five years or so, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of people playing fantasy football.  It has been so dramatic that it seems that every football fan under the age of 25 has at least one fantasy football team.  Many have two or three, while the most intense fantasy f...

Mike Spina is NY Jets High School Coach of the Week

Mike Spina is NY Jets High School Coach of the Week

Billy Cotsalas

November 10, 2013

FPM’s varsity football coach, Mike Spina, was named Coach of the Week by the New York Jets organization. According to the New York Jets’ staff writers, “The award, in its 18th year, is given to a coach in the tri-state area who serves the best interests of the game through the teaching of sound ...

Not an easy fix but clearly doable

Not an easy fix but clearly doable

Thomas Scibelli

November 9, 2013

If there is one thing we’ve learned from these past few World Series it’s that developing and extending young players is in, and big contracts are out. Unfortunately for the Yankees, they have no young talent (thanks Mark Newman), and it looks like they are going to have to give out a big contract...