Keyword: Alex Vega
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It’s one thing to make the long bus ride from the Bronx to Staten Island to face one of the Public School Athletic League’s elite teams in the playoffs. But it’s a challenge made all the more difficult when you’re making that trip without a good many of your weapons. more
Sometimes mental toughness is every bit as essential to a football team as its physical strength. Case in point, the Kennedy Knights. more
It was several hours before the Kennedy Knights were scheduled to host Susan Wagner in a key Public School Athletic League football game last Saturday when Kennedy head coach Alex Vega heard his phone buzz. It was a message from his junior running back, Emmanuel Nkwocha. more
Third-and-29. That was the predicament facing the Kennedy Knights last Friday night in their Public School Athletic League battle with Brooklyn Tech. more
Alex Vega couldn’t wait for the start of the 2019 season. The Kennedy football coach knew he might have a special team on his hands, one he thought would benefit from a full year in his system and in his weight room. more
There was very little time between when Alex Vega accepted the head coaching position at John F. Kennedy Campus, and when he actually took the reins of the football program last season heading straight into the opening kickoff. There was barely time for introductions, never mind learning new offensive and defensive schemes. more
The battle is over. As the dust settled on the DeWitt Clinton High School gridiron, the John F. Kennedy Knights found themselves the football kings of the Bronx while the … more
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