Thursday, May 14, 2009


2-hit gem lifts Mount over Rams

Playing a division rival under the lights at Fordham University was enough to get Steven Rivera’s competitive juices boiling. But the Mount St. Michael star pitcher received additional motivation when he logged onto his Facebook account Wednesday morning. Read more…

Congratulations OLA Varsity Boys

Congratulations to the OLA Varsity Boys who are 2009 All Bronx Champions. They won 40 games and lost 11 during the five-month season for an impressive winning percentage of .780. (Kneeling, l-r) Santino De Franco, Dylan Hall, Nick Dardia, Matt Flamio, John Liccese and D. J. Cassidy. (Standing, l-r) Harry Ramirez, Coach, John Fanelli, Sal Amore, Evan Carrillo, Varg Berisha, Val Berisha, Enrique Hendriquez, Jim Cassidy and John Fanelli , Coach. (Not pictured) Mario Carrillo, coach and Vinny Macrino. Read more…

Kennedy’s offense overwhelms Clinton

Chris Hernandez hit a homerun in his first at-bat of the season. Wilman Polanco drove in a run despite being quick-pitched and still going through his warm-up routine. Read more…

Melany Javier, Rosalba Perez try boys’ volleyball

Melany Javier is used to the weird looks by now, the whispers and questions, too. The Alfred E. Smith junior is one of two girls, along with sophomore Rosalba Perez, to play on the school’s boys’ volleyball team. They are the only two females in the PSAL playing the male version of the sport. Read more…

Weiderhold’s double sparks big fourth

All it takes is one big hit to get things going for Preston. The Panthers appeared to be wrapped in another close affair early with rival Cardinal Spellman, leading by a run heading into the fourth. Then Ashley Weiderhold doubled to the gap in left-center field to lead off the inning. Preston rolled from there. Read more…

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