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Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009

South Jamaica’s tough Williams flying under the radar

Maybe it’s because she prefers to play basketball against grown men at Baisley Park in her native South Jamaica than compete on the AAU circuit. Or maybe it’s because she prides herself more on her defensive ability than her ever-improving offensive game. Comment

Lenard learning to be leader for youthful Terriers

Seeing led to believing for Nicole Lenard. Comment

Stephon Hodges taking charge for Edison HS

It started with a stepback three-pointer on the left wing, a feathery jumper that didn’t touch the net, just tickling twine. Comment

Burrell, Storm upset Notre Dame at MSG

D.J. Kennedy knows the reaction his St. John’s men’s basketball team’s shocking, 71-65 victory over No. 7 Notre Dame will draw when word spreads nationwide. Comment

All-city football

It was a season of surprises, outstanding running backs and hard-hitting linebackers. Port Richmond won its first city championship in football while Fort Hamilton nearly took home its third crown in four years. Xaverian bounced back from a winless season to challenge some of the finest the Catholic league has to offer. Comment

Oliva to retire as Christ the King’s basketball coach

Ending months of speculation, Bob Oliva will retire as Christ the King boys’ basketball coach Monday, he told Five Boro Sports Sunday night in a phone interview. Comment

Monday, Jan. 5, 2009

Lewinger steps down as Mary Louis hoops coach

Citing family obligations, Joe Lewinger has stepped down as head coach of The Mary Louis Academy girls’ basketball team, effective immediately. Lewinger informed the Hilltoppers at a New Year’s Eve practice and assistant Kevin White will assume the responsibilities for the foreseeable future. Comment

Lenard learning to be leader for youthful Terriers

Seeing led to believing for Nicole Lenard. Comment

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