KCC Talks: Who is the Best Baseball Player in NY?
Dec06

KCC Talks: Who is the Best Baseball Player in NY?

When the topic of New York’s best baseball player is being discussed, you’d expect to hear the names Gehrig or Babe Ruth. But it appears that there are some new greats according to the people of Kingsborough Community College. People now are very familiar with one of the New York Yankees all-time greats, Derek Jeter. But there still are those other people that believe there’s someone else that’s the best baseball player in New York....

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Q & A: KCC Baseball Coach Mike Verna Talks Wrestling and Baseball
Nov27

Q & A: KCC Baseball Coach Mike Verna Talks Wrestling and Baseball

Most know of “The Man of Steel” as being the nickname for the superhero, Superman. But it’s also the name of the Bergen Beach native, professional wrestler Mike “Verna” Taverna. He’s had two passions growing up, baseball and professional wrestling. So, of course he took the professional wrestling route. Not only does Taverna wrestle in independent promotions all over the North East, but he also does union acting and assistant coaches...

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Brian Dowd: Mind of a Coach, Heart of a Player
Nov06

Brian Dowd: Mind of a Coach, Heart of a Player

From suicide squeezes to sacrifice flies, Baseball is a huge mental game. At least that’s how the Kingsborough Community College baseball team head coach Brian Dowd sees it. This is Dowd’s second full year as Wave head coach. He sees a brighter future than their 5-18 record last season indicates. More than a second-year coach, Dowd has put his a serious amount of time in with this group. Two years prior to becoming Wave Skipper, Dowd...

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