Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012


Thanksgiving games still on despite CHSFL postponements

The CHSFL postponed its football quarterfinal round in the Class AAA and AA playoffs a week for a second time because of teams having little to no practice time following Hurricane Sandy and the recent snow. Comment

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

East Elmhurst

Mifsud’s hat trick sends defending champ McClancy back to final

There is a running joke around the Monsignor McClancy soccer team about Joey Mifsud. Comment

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South Ozone Park

John Adams takes third loss in playoffs

Alex Navarrete plans on tossing and turning all night. Losing in the quarterfinals for three straight years will keep a coach up. Comment
Cambria Heights

Campus Magnet looks to rebuild after playoff defeat

Campus Magnet head Coach Eric Barnett didn’t spend his post-game second-guessing himself or his team after their loss. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

Middle Village

CK girls celebrate second-straight title

Christ the King’s first girls’ soccer diocesan title brought a visible outpouring of emotion after the final whistle last season. The Royals’ second-straight crown Monday brought with it a more reserved, but deeper satisfaction because of the program’s growth and the fact that a different group of players started this time around. Comment
Long Island City

Aviation boys continue fortuitous postseason

Mario Cotumaccio admitted that he didn’t think his beaten-down Aviation team could continue its improbable run. The coach’s team was tired, having played three games in as many days, and injured after a physical second round contest against Francis Lewis. Comment
Breezy Point

Even in loss, hurricane victims rise above the fray as a team

The Fontbonne Hall volleyball team lost its semifinal match, but just playing was more important than winning with 10 players and Coach Linda Strong left homeless after evacuating Breezy Point because of the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Prep girls capture sixth title against tough Molloy

St. Francis Prep capturing its sixth-straight diocesan title further cements its place as one of New York City’s most accomplished dynasties. This is a fact senior outside hitter Kelly Flynn has become accustomed to and still enjoys hearing even after her third-straight crown. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Terriers hang tough in loss against Fordham Prep squad

It appeared St. Francis Prep boys’ soccer had found the equalizer with Fordham Prep up a goal and time slowly growing short. The moment didn’t last long. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Flushing Times

Ray losses home, leads Molloy to semifinal win

Chris Ray received a sobering reminder of how lucky he felt before scoring the biggest goal of his career. In the morning the Archbishop Molloy sophomore worked on his flooded house on 130th Street in Belle Harbor, which saw many homes burn down during Hurricane Sandy. It added some emotion as he headed to Belson Stadium later that night for the team’s semifinal game. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Terriers top Mary Louis in volleyball semis

Kelly Flynn spoke with absolute clarity and confidence to her teammates during a time out late in the third set with their season about to be put in jeopardy. Comment

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