Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

St. Francis Prep boys’ basketball Coach Tim Leary is staying positive, despite his team’s 62-45 loss to Iona Prep in CHSAA Class AA play Friday night in Fresh Meadows. Comment
Fresh Meadows

Velandia leads rally over Sacred Heart

Sophomore Saarah Velandia had already done the hard part by sparking a St. Francis Prep comeback. Still, she was nervous as she stepped to the free throw line before making one of two to seal her team’s basketball season opening win. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

The Beach Channel boys basketball team will likely be forced to cancel its season because of the damage Hurricane Sandy inflicted on the still-shuttered building, as players are now scattered throughout the state and attending other schools, head coach Jim Malone told the TimesLedger. Comments (1)
Christ the King Coach Bob Mackey liked what he saw from his team in the middle of the game, cutting a 20-point deficit to just four in the fourth quarter. Comment
Jamaica Estates

Red Storm gets pumped up by monster slam dunk

Jamaica Estates

Red Storm gets pumped up by monster slam dunk

Chris Obekpa’s offensive confidence is growing and it’s helping St. John’s at just the right time. For the second game this season the 6-foot-9 freshman, known more for his “SportsCenter” highlight blocks, provided big shots in the closing minutes of a tight game on his terms. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Holy Cross opened the season with a 65-56 win over visiting Holy Trinity in non-league boy’s basketball Tuesday night in the first game without Paul Gilvary at the helm in 16 seasons. The coach, who led the Knights to last season’s CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens title, was dismissed from the position and put on paid administrative leave from his job as director of admissions Nov. 10 because of alleged improprieties. Comments (1)
Breezy Point

Heart carries Xavier to win

Breezy Point

Heart carries Xavier to win

Hurricane Sandy chased 11 Xavier players from their Rockaway homes, but left them wanting to keep their football family together as long as possible. Comment



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