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Sunday, May 25, 2008

Blau Weiss Gottschee: U-12 boys are last team left for Gottschee in Cup

Gottschee’s lone survivor in the New York State Cup, the U12 boys, inched closer to the title over the weekend with an impressive, 5-0 win over New Hyde Park. The boys will take on Westchester FC for the Cup out at the Long Island Soccer Park on Saturday at 11 a.m. Blau Weiss’ other teams were quite busy with games on Saturday and Sunday. Comment

Bayside Little League: Leuthner, Theocharidis help Mattone in victory

Joseph Leuthner had a pair of big hits and threw out a runner on an attempted steal to lead Mattone to victory against Sac’s Place in a Bayside Little League Minor Division game this weekend. Comment

Spring Jam Fest notebook: Cardozo transfer finds Green pastures on Long Island

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- It was clear Nikita Green needed a change of scenery. She and Cardozo coach Larry Carradine weren’t seeing eye to eye and her family had already moved out to Long Island. So, after last basketball season, she and her father decided Green would make a move of her own: to Roosevelt HS in Nassau County. Comment

LIC’s Ebanks will be Mountaineer

Devin Ebanks was sick of it all last week. The speculation to where he, the top unsigned senior in the nation, would play basketball next year was endless. Would it be Memphis? Or West Virginia? What about Rutgers? Texas? Comment

Ignoring fatigue

My chest hurt with every breath. It felt like thousands of tiny needles puncturing my lungs. My legs felt weak, wobbly, as if I would collapse with another step. Comment

Molloy looks for title a week after Game 1

The bases were loaded, there was one out and her team was clinging to a 3-1 lead in the opening game of the CHSAA Class A Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan championship series. Janelle Boyd was the definition of calm in the circle, but a host of thoughts were dancing in her head. Comment

Time for exams

Ho hum. Another undefeated regular season for the Bayside softball team. The Commodores haven’t lost a division game since May 17, 2006. But time and time again, coach Steve Piorkowski has preached that dominating Queens isn’t enough. Comment

The Butler Did It: McClancy’s golf Crusade

There isn’t a golf course anywhere near Monsignor McClancy HS. There isn’t an inch of extra space in East Elmhurst and besides, could you just imagine teeing off on the seventh hole just as a massive 747 is landing a few yards away at LaGuardia Airport? Comment

Owls find tennis a hoot

When one thinks of Bryant athletics, the first things that jump to mind are Wally Hausdorf’s softball team and John Demas’ boys’ basketball team. Lately, Rocco Rotondi’s baseball team has emerged as a force, too. Comment

Patriots hope to ride hot streak in playoffs

Francis Lewis won its first baseball division title since 2001 last week in spectacular fashion. Down 8-2 in the eighth inning to Bayside, the Patriots scored nine runs to beat the Commodores, 11-8. It marked only the second division championship in the last 24 years for Lewis. Comment

Jamaica girls win fourth straight boro outdoor title

Alan Coles has tried to take the individuality out of track and field. The Jamaica girls’ coach prides himself on having as many athletes compete in as many different events as possible. Comment

Monday, May 19, 2008

Grade ‘A’

Alison Lee doesn’t like to talk about it much. She doesn’t like to brag or make it seem like she’s better than anyone else. But quietly last month the Cardozo senior committed to Harvard on an academic scholarship, spurning track scholarships from a handful of Division I colleges. Comment
Astoria Times

Storm warning

A tight game became a rout all too quickly for the St. John's baseball team. After drawing within a run in the eighth, the Red Storm bullpen gave up six runs in the top of the ninth and the Big East's first-place team fell to South Florida, 9-2, Sunday afternoon at Jack Kaiser Stadium in Jamaica. Comment
Astoria Times

College Round-Up

The Queensborough Community College softball team swept through the Region XV tournament and will play in the NJCAA College World Series, beginning Thursday in Rochester, Minn. Comment
Astoria Times

Bayside Little League

Jalil Hakimi was the rally starter, going 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored to lead Covanta to a 6-3 victory against Stone Engineering at Fort Totten Saturday. Comment
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