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FDR Bowling- The Pride of FDR

FDR Bowling- The Pride of FDR

Sean Markisic, Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

The Boys Bowling team, coached by Coach Alchalal, have enjoyed great success over the past few seasons. Even if the road to success may be more difficult this time around, the team will try their hardest to get to the same level they were last year. Let’s hope the best for the FDR Boys Bowling team! Q&A...

Tennis Anyone?

Tennis Anyone?

Mamlakat Norimova, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

The Girls Tennis team had a disappointing year in 2015, with a 2-10 record. Some things have changed over the past season for Coach Kolesnik, and her team, as they make their come back. While other kids are at home relaxing under the AC, the Tennis team girls are out on the courts trying hard to win...

Girls Badminton Team

Girls Badminton Team

Sean Markisic, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

Coach Hellman is very proud in what his girls have accomplished this season. He’s still transitioning from coaching boys for many years to now coaching girls. Even with the success of the Girls Badminton Team, he still has to face challenges in coaching them in his first season with the team. Q&A...

FDR Baseball Opening Day!

FDR Baseball Opening Day!

GianCarlo Pimental, Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

 The brutal and bitter winter that is robbing the world of it’s warmth and beautiful scenery is coming to a close. Spring is here and so is baseball season! The FDR baseball team is back and hungrier than ever before. With the majority of the team consisting of seniors, this season will be the last ch...

Boys Table Tennis – A Playoff Picture

Boys Table Tennis – A Playoff Picture

Giancarlo Pimentel, Team Sports

January 30, 2017


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

Coming off a stellar year in 2015/2016, where the Cougars won their respective division and triumphed over Brooklyn Tech, they managed to become ranked third in all of New York City! A feat this remarkable is only accomplished through hard work and dedication, something this team lacks none of. This s...

Boys Bowling- So Close!!!

Boys Bowling- So Close!!!

Giancarlo Pimentel, Reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

 Having gone undefeated for the past two years in divisional play, the Boys Bowling team managed to reach the PSAL Boys Bowling Division A Semifinals! Of course the expectations were high after reaching the semifinals last year, however, the Cougars made FDR proud again. Determined and hungry for a t...

The Girls Volleyball Team Is On The Up!

The Girls Volleyball Team Is On The Up!

Winston Tavarez, Reporter

October 5, 2016


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

After closing out the regular season with a stellar 10-2 record, followed by a 3rd round playoff exit, the Girl’s Volleyball team comes into the upcoming season determined to improve.  The team is led by, 4 year player, Desirae DeCoo and, 3 year starter, Junior Emily Donohue.  According to Coach Han...

Boys Varsity Soccer Team- On the Hunt!

Boys Varsity Soccer Team- On the Hunt!

Giancarlo Pimentel, Reporter

October 5, 2016


Filed under Team Sports

The FDR's Boys Soccer team is back in business and looking for another robust season. Coming off last year's record of ten wins and three losses, the Cougars have quite a lot of new faces this year. One of the most notable differences is a new head coach. Andrew Marcy will be taking over Mr. Gottesman's...

Team of the Year- Boys Badminton

Team of the Year- Boys Badminton

Staff, Reporter

June 6, 2016


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

There is no debating which team deserves Cougar Athletics' Team of the Year.  The Boys Badminton team won its third City Championship in a row, proving they are the kings of FDR sports. The biggest challenge that they faced this season was actually setting the team line up. Anyone of their singles ...

Flag Football Is Here!

Flag Football Is Here!

Robyn Antoine, Reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

After years of pleading, the PSAL has finally granted the wish of FDR's Lady Cougars.  Their very own Flag Football team! And with only a month of practice, our girls are headed down a successful path. Being placed in the middle division, our Lady Cougars are giving these other schools a run for their...

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