Friday, Oct. 24, 2008


Syracuse becoming New York City North

It was the summer of 2006 when Syracuse was hot on the trail of several talented players from Apache Paschall’s Exodus AAU program. That was nothing new, a Big East college in pursuit of several of Paschall’s blue-chip prospects. Read more…

Holy Cross receiver follows in father’s footsteps

Before he was running routes for the Holy Cross football team, even before he could walk, Tariq Tongue was on the sideline at August Martin High School taking in a high-school football game. Read more…

TNLL senior field named for Robert Jonap

When Throgs Neck Little League legend Leo Vitti passed away, a familiar face in the community stepped to the plate to lead the league. After over 50 years of service, Robert “Bob” Jonap saw the senior field he helped to build named in his honor in a ceremony on Saturday, October 18. Read more…

Metro Classic preseason all-star game pits ‘borough vs. burbs’

The rosters for the boys’ basketball portion of the Metro Classic preseason all-star game, which pits New York City’s best against their counterparts from Long Island and the Hudson Valley, were recently released. The fifth annual contest, billed “The Boros vs. The Burbs,” will take place Oct. 26 at Island Garden in Hempstead, L.I. Read more…

AFC Rapid Soccer Week 7 play

Autumn weather is upon us and the cool down is welcomed by players of AFC. The highlights are as follows. Read more…

Added punch delivers Columbus Bronx A Divsion title

A sea of white jerseys joyously met at midfield to celebrate Columbus’s first Bronx A division title in five years. As one, the Explorers hopped up and down together like pogo sticks, their index fingers pointed skyward. Read more…

Spellman advances to girls’ soccer semi round

The Cardinal Spellman girls’ soccer team advanced to the Archdiocesan semifinals after defeating Blessed Sacrament, 4-0, on Saturday morning. Read more…

JFK quiets Clinton, wins crowns

Almost every day, as the BX 1 made its way down the Grand Concourse, Jamel Lane heard the insults and the predictions from his adversaries. Clinton was going to win when the two teams met Oct. 18. It wouldn’t even be close. This was the year the Governors would own the Bronx. Read more…

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