Brooklyn Skyhawks Football Club: Hawk Talk

Friday, July 6
Former Skyhawk Doing Well at NCCU
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Tyrique Williams (Skyhawk '05), a redshirt junior gained valuable game experience  last season at North Carolina Central University. Tyrique is a 5'11' 200 lb defensive back for the Eagles.

Tyrique has started 2 games and participated in all 10 games in 2011.  He recorded 31 tackles, has 3.5 tackles for loss and recovered 1 fumble.

Tyrique and his family relocated to Georgia after he completed his Skyhawk career in 2005. During his senior season in 2008 at Union Grove HS in McDonough Ga., Tyrique had the following stats:

 - 63 tackles

 - 4 ints

 - 2 forced fumbles

 - 6 pass break-ups

NCCU head Coach Mose Rison noted the following during the recruitment of Tyrique:

Tyrique Williams: "Of all the kids in this class, he's the one we really had to fight for in the end. There was a lot of competition for this young man. I was very fortunate to visit him and his family in Atlanta, Ga. We think he's a tremendous football player and he can help us right now." 

We wish Tyrique continued success at NCCU and the best in his future endeavors.

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Monday, April 30
Former Skyhawk Competing on the Hardwood at UMass
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Chaz Williams (Skyhawk '04)  - has continued his collegiate basketball career at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) in the 2011-2012 season after transferring from Hofstra University. Chaz , 5'9" 175 lbs redshirt sophomore point guard is known for his great skills, ball handling and court vision and is a leader in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

During the 2011-2012 season, Chaz has done the following:

 - Leads team in scoring, assists, minutes played and steals

 - UMass played in the post season NIT Tournament reaching the semi-finals held at Madison Square Garden on Mar. 27, 2012

 Chaz came to UMass after a stellar career at Bishop Ford HS. Chaz was the face of the program for 3 years. Chaz led the Falcons to back-to-back appearances in the CHSAA ClassA intersectional title game and had an outstanding career:

 - 4 year starter

 - Graduated as the 2nd leading scorer in Bishop Ford history

 - Avg. 25.9 pts and 6.2 assista as a senior

 - Named a Jordan Brand All-American

 - 1st All State (Class A) by NYS Sportwriters Association

 - 2nd team All-City by NY Daily News

During his Skyhawk days, Chaz was a very smart and proficient QB. He was instrumental in leading his Pee Wee and Bantam teams to the Championship Game. Chaz's game-breaking abilities were truly missed by the Skyhawk Bantams in 2005 when he elected to solely concentrate on basketball. Chaz went on to have great success at Bishop Ford and we know we'll hear more from him in the near future.

We wish you continued success in your future endeavors

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Photos courtesy of UMass Sports Information Department



Monday, October 3
Former Skyhawk Competing in the "Show me" State
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Rahfee "Rock" McClee (Skyhawk '05) is currently a sophomore at Missouri Valley College. Rock, a 6'1" - 195 lb RB, is one of the top runners for the Vikings. Missouri Valley College is a member of the NAIA.

During his senior season (2008) at Timber Creek HS in Orlando, Fl. Rahfee accomplished the following:

 - Selcted by the Orlando Sentinel Sports Writers as a Central Florida HS All Star 

 - Named the Offensive Player of the Week by the Orlando Touchdown Club for his performance in a game vs Evans High School. Rahfee carried the ball for a record 49 times and rushed for 287 yards in the 17-14 win

 - Led  team with over 1,500 yards rushing

 - Scored 14 tds.  

As he did in HS,  Rahfee wears the #24 jersey and continues the tradition of honoring Skyhawk founder and director James Harris by wearing his former number.

We wish Rock the very best in his future endeavors

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Wednesday, March 23
Skyhawk Phone Number Update
For more information on the Brooklyn Skyhawks Football Club, please leave your information on our voicemail.

The number is (718) 282 - HAWK


Friday, March 28
OMAR EPPS IN PRIMETIME SERIES
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Omar Epps (Skyhawk '86) recently won an NAACP Image award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2007for his role as Dr. Eric Foreman in the TV series "House, M.D." This is the second time Omar has played a doctor. Many remember him as Dr. Dennis Gant on the hit show "ER" in the late 1990's.

Omar also formed a production company, Brooklyn Works Films, which is producing the films "love Can't hide" and "Serenity Falls". Omar is serving as writer, producer and star of these films.

A couple of years ago, Omar was highlighted in the March 2004 issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine. In the Hotline section, Omar discussed his workout regimen for his role in the movie "Against the Ropes". Omar played Luther Shaw, a street fighter who was managed by pioneering female boxing promoter Jackie Kallen. Ms. Kallen's role was played by the multi-award nominated actress Meg Ryan.

Omar also co-starred in the movie "Alfie" later on that year.

In addition to his acting roles, Omar is also the voice for character "O.E." in the video game "Def Jam Fight for NY".

Omar was a standout running back and linebacker for the SKYHAWKS from 1981 - 1986. He was very instrumental in the SKYHAWKS advancement to various chanpionship games for the Jr. Pee Wee thru Midget teams.

Omar gave up football after 1986 season to concentrate on his passion for acting and was selected for admission at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for Music, Art and the Performing Arts in NYC.

Check out the Notable Alumni section for more information on Omar and others.

Congratulations Omar and we wish the best for you in your future projects.


Wednesday, September 28
HIT THE BOOKS
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Playing for the SKYHAWKS is a fun time of your life, but it's only a small part.

With the start of the school year upon us, make certain that you find the time to HIT THE BOOKS!!!

Practices, games, etc. will eat into your schedule so it is very important that you manage your time properly

Turn off the TV, put down the video games and allow a few hours a night to study/review what you learned in school. Take extra time to work on the subjects that you have trouble with.

Don't be afraid to speak to your parents, teachers, or coaches about your trouble spots in class.

GOOD LUCK TO THOSE PLAYERS WHO ARE TAKING THE EXAMS FOR THE SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOLS AND CATHOLIC & PREP SCHOOLS!!!!!