Sports

Friday, July 25, 2008

Brooklyn tourney a boon for players

Coney Island has been a stop on the AVP Tour for only three years, yet its success has been bigger than expected in the New York City area. Comment.

Wait and see

Phil Wait had to hit rock bottom before he could rise up. Things had to get worse before they got better. Comment.

JoJo and Co. go for 5 in row

Joanne Persico-Smith said last year she might hang up her sneakers after 25 years playing in the Empire State Games. But the 42-year-old St. John’s women’s volleyball coach is on the roster again for the New York City women’s open volleyball team. She’ll be helping the city go for a fifth straight gold medal. Comment.

Next step: Gold

For 28 years, the New York City women’s open soccer team was completely shut out at the Empire State Games. The squad didn’t win a single medal in almost three decades. Comment.

California dreams

The skeptics came out of the woodwork. The naysayers banded together. Even her own father thought it was a bad idea. Comment.

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