Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009


Injury helps Tia Scott better understand game

Tia Scott was forced to sit and watch. Read more…

All-City Softball Honors - 2009 season

Whoever said that New York City doesn’t have softball talent, probably needs to see this list. It’s loaded with players going to Division I and II schools and littered with girls who will someday make that leap once their incredible high-school careers are over. Read more…

An up and down summer

Naquan Pierce froze the defender by hesitating before quickly crossing over, the ball quickly switching from his left to right hand. He buzzed past his man, into the lane, just to the right of the paint. Read more…

New Heights White earns bragging rights

The friendly trash talking began as soon as the teams entered the gates of Courtney Callender playground on West 131st Street and Fifth Avenue in Harlem. The Uptown Challenge high school division final was to be a battle between the 17-and-under New Heights White team and its 16-and-under counterpart. Read more…

J.C. Mathis still chasing dreams

J.C. Mathis was taught the importance of a good education from a young age. His mother, Marsha, was a teacher and his father, Johnny, is well known in these parts for his views on schooling. Mathis’ dad, of course, is the legendary boys’ basketball coach at John F. Kennedy HS in the Bronx. Read more…

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