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Friday, July 17, 2009

All-city girls’ track honors: Cardozo’s Francis

The stars of the Benjamin Cardozo girls’ track team always seem to be front and center no matter the meet. No one stood out more than sophomore Claudia Francis, who won both Nike national and PSAL titles in the 800 meters. Sophomore Chamique Francis — no relation — won a city and state crown in the 400, running one of the state’s fastest times to do so. Freshman Latisha Philson is already a top hurdler in the state. The Judges again won the PSAL Outdoor title. Comment

All-Queens PSAL girls’ soccer honors

Even in somewhat of a down year for Queens, there were plenty of impressive performances on an individual and team level. Comment

Rhoomes performing well at All-American Camp

PHILADELPHIA — When New York Panthers director Gary Charles informed Ryan Rhoomes he was a late invitee to the Reebok All-American Camp at Philadelphia University, he was expecting a positive reaction. At least a smile. Comment

On guard: CK’s Barrow sharpening up perimeter skills

Maurice Barrow knows his days living on the blocks will be coming to an end, something he is readying for. The Christ the King senior has played power forward the majority of his high-school career, but at 6-foot-3 he will most likely play a small forward at the college level. Comment

Getting big: Queens native packs on muscle in Florida

PHILADELPHIA — David (Pepe) Joseph might have been listed as a rising sophomore and a member of the Class of 2012 in the Reebok All-American Camp pamphlet, but he sure didn’t look like it. Comment


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