Knicks: Setting Records

The Knicks? Setting records? Most basketball fans are well aware of the Knicks’ inability to win games and rise through NBA standings. So how are they setting records? The Knicks have set a team record for most consecutive losses. Outdoing their previous 12 loss streak in 1984-85, the Knicks suffered their 13th loss recently to…

BSGE Basketball Team: New Season, New Team

The BSGE boys basketball team has started this season 2-4. Its two wins already match its win total from all of last year making it the most successful season the team has had. Mr. Anderson, the boys basketball coach,  seems very pleased with what he has seen so far and is optimistic about this year’s…

Basketball Team Joint Fundraiser

In 2013, BSGE’s two basketball teams had a joint fundraiser.  It lasted from late October to the middle of November.  The fundraiser involved selling clothing such as shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, jackets, socks, tank tops, shorts, baseball caps and yoga pants.  Non-clothing items, such as cell phone cases, backpacks and watches were also sold.  This is…

Basketball End of Season Dinner, 3/11

Below are pictures from the annual Basketball Dinner held on Monday, 3/11, at Five Napkin Burger in Astoria. Both the Boys and Girls teams were in attendance. (Photo Credit Katelynne C ’14).

BSGE’s Boys Basketball Team: Sting’s First Win

The BSGE boys basketball team is headed by 7th grade English teacher Mr. Anderson and this year they appear more serious than ever. Their record for the previous school year was 0-14, and yes, they lost all of their games. As an initiative to improve the team, Mr. Anderson has been working with the squad…

Boys Basketball Team Tries Again

After last year’s tough season, the boy’s basketball team has been working hard to redeem itself and improve. Each practice has been attended religiously by each of the players, and they are eagerly awaiting the upcoming season, for which they all have high hopes. Last season, ‘07-’08, was the team’s first year participating in the…

Getting To Know The BSGE Boy’s Team

– BSGE has begun their season 0-7, the second consecutive season they have done so. – Justin Greene is leading the team in rebounding, notching 19 in his most recent effort. – Vincent Dillon has the team’s only double-double of the season, also coming in his most recent game, recording 20 points and 11 boards….

Boys Team, Sting’s Season (so far)

Three weeks and seven games into the season, BSGE has yet to see a victory. The long and short of this season has been seven losses, all by twenty points of more. Mr. Anderson’s crew, mostly returning players from last year, has struggled to find a flow on the offensive side of the ball, with…

Vince Dillon- Leading The Way to Sting Victory

   Vince Dillon, standing a full 6’2 ¾’, has never been given the shot to captain a team, until now. With the loss of last year’s center Josh Valladares, the BSGE Boys basketball team was in need of a leader to take charge this season. Mr. Anderson called upon Dillon as his man. “I’m looking…

Dotted T’s and Crossed I’s: A Misspelling of Sting

In an effort to summarize the achievements of the boys’ basketball season, an article was printed in the Bacc Rag that did not delve into the finer details of the season. The boys’ basketball team didn’t experience much success statistically last season, however, there were inaccuracies printed about their accomplishments. The team played a total…

What do bees do?

With a record of 0-8 for the season the boys basketball team seems to have gotten stung eight more times than they were able to sting. With so many boys interested in playing for the team and so much potential, why did the team do so poorly in the season? If you ask the