Dr. Nikki Franke celebrates fifty years of coaching the Division 1 Women’s Fencing Team at Temple University this year! I was a young inexperienced teenager when I walked into Coach Franke’s fencing room in McGonigle Hall for the first time. Looking back now, I didn’t know anything (competitive-wise) about my weapon, Sabre. Coming from Brooklyn,Continue reading “#CoachFranke Celebrates 50 Years of Coaching Division I Women’s #Fencing at #TempleUniversity”
Peter Westbrook speaking to his Fencers at the Fencers Club in New York City.
Legendary Basketball Hall of Fame Coach John Thompson passed away surrounded by family at his Arlington, Virginia home on August 30th, 2020. In 1984, with the assistance of NBA legend Patrick Ewing, Coach Thompson became the first Black coach to lead an NCAA Division I basketball team to the national championship beating the Houston CougarsContinue reading “#RestWell #Coach #JohnThompson! -xoxo #BrooklynGirlCode”
“Feels so good to be a Crooklyn Dodger!” – Masta Ace “Crooklyn Dodgers“ The day was April 15th, 1947. Seventy years ago today, to be exact. It was Opening Day for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the historic Ebbets Field stadium which was conveniently located in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York. However, this OpeningContinue reading “#JackieRobinson on Breaking the #ColorBarrier in Major League Sports”