Friday, Dec. 19, 2008

Givens’ late trey sends TMA past Holy Cross

Starting last summer, Trevor Dillard and Jason Givens spent the early part of almost every morning at the Thurgood Marshall Academy gymnasium taking jumpshot after jumpshot. Neither was happy with their perimeter game, particularly Givens, an athletic 6-foot-3 wing who knew he needed to add range on his jumper to attract college coaches. Comment

Xaverian guards handle Edison’s size in easy win

Thanks to a brutal scrimmage schedule, Jack Alesi was already confident his all-guard lineup — the tallest starter is 6-foot-4 senior Rasheem King — could handle a bigger opponent. Sunday’s 47-40 win over Thomas Edison in Big Apple Basketball’s PSAL-CHSAA Challenge at Baruch College in Manhattan just reaffirmed the Clippers’ coach belief. Comment

Ford transfer adapting to new style, focus on school

Consider Diani Mason an improv actress who now finds herself on Broadway. Comment

PSAL denies Edison forward Josh Gray’s appeal; father says it isn’t over

The PSAL has denied Thomas Edison forward Josh Gray’s appeal for eligibility, FiveBoroSports has learned. Comment

Boys and Girls upset CK with clutch finale

Christ the King senior guard Sean Johnson called his team’s game against Boys & Girls, the finale of the first day of the PSAL-CHSAA Challenge, his team’s first real test. Comment


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