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Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008


Bandits vie for title

The Pelham Bay Bandits’ playoff run began Saturday, November 1, with a 13-4 victory vs. Bobby Valentine’s Baseball Academy team in the quarter-final round. Read more…

Re-dedication of CSHS athletic field

Cardinal Spellman High School has reached a new milestone to add to its significant history in the Bronx, with the addition of a newly renovated field. Read more…

Columbus beats Bayside in Boys’ Soccer 2nd round

Columbus cashes in on opportunities, beats Bayside in boys’ soccer second round Read more…

Fordham Prep eyes title

Marco Mikolaiski couldn’t explain the feeling running through his body when he scored what proved to be the game-winning goal with 3:41 left in the second half in a 1-0 victory for Fordham Prep against Regis in the CHSAA Class A intersectional semifinal at Belson Stadium on the campus of St. John’s University. Read more…

preston’s jv volleyball beats spellman

The Junior Varsity Volleyball team of Preston High School defeated Cardinal Spellman High School on Sunday, October 26. After Sunday’s win, the CHSAA Bronx-Westchester league champions are now named NYA CHSAA Archdiocesan Champions as well. Read more…

Cinderella who? St. Cath’s wins CHSAA title

The players on the St. Catharine Academy girls’ volleyball team never thought they were going to lose. Not even down two sets in the CHSAA New York Archdiocesan championship match. Not even when the hopes of coming back against Cardinal Spellman looked bleak. Read more…

St. Catharine’s beats Spellman to win first title in 8 years

Alessandra Rosso was sick of all the talk. Sure, her St. Catharine Academy girls’ volleyball team started the season as an upstart, thought of as a second-class citizen to CHSAA Bronx-Westchester Division I powers Preston and Cardinal Spellman. And yes, the Crusaders had not won a league title since 2000. Read more…

Pelham Bay Bandits finish 11-2 in Fall League

The Pelham Bay Bandits clinched 1st place with a double-header sweep over the Croton baseball team on Saturday, October 25. The hometown heroes finished with a franchise best 11-2 Fall League record in the Westchester Baseball League. Read more…

Volleyball Roundup

Gina Meltzer had 12 kills and 11 digs to lead the Bronx Science girls’ volleyball team to a 25-13, 25-16 win against Columbus at home Friday evening. Read more…

Boys’ soccer roundup

Dan Chevau Brown scored all three goals, including two in the second half, for Jamaica in a 3-1 win over division-leading Beach Channel in Queens B-I. The win puts Jamaica (12-1) in position to claim the division title with a win over Campus Magnet today. Brown has 19 goals and 21 assists this season, tied for tops in the PSAL with Thomas Jefferson’s Stanley Ballantyne. Gabbi Francis and Ibrahima Keita each added an assist. Jose Baires scored in the first half for Beach Channel (12-1-1). Read more…

Pipe Dreams

It might be just me, but I think that… Read more…

31st Annual White Castle Empire Golden Art Tournament

The New York Arm Wrestling Association will present the 31st Annual White Castle Empire State Golden Arm Tournament of Champions to be held on Thursday, November 13, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Port Authority Bus Terminal (North Wing/Main Concourse) at 625 8th Avenue New York, NY. 10018. Competition is open to the public and entries fees are $25 for amateurs, $35 for pros and include a free T-shirt. There are amateur and pro weight classes for men and women and contestants are asked to weigh-in and register before noon. Read more…

Sounding the horns: Fordham Prep beats back Xaverian

Pete McNamara has been coaching soccer at Fordham Prep for almost a quarter of a century and he is usually quick to rationalize game situations, positive and negative. But when the Rams dominated the first half of a CHSAA Class A intersectional quarterfinal game against Xaverian with nothing to show for it, McNamara didn’t have an answer. Read more…

Big play, defense, lead Mount to the top

Max Otano watched from the sidelines as St. Francis Prep got within a touchdown of his Mount St. Michael football team in the fourth quarter. The Mountaineers, a team built on strong defense, have often found themselves on the wrong side of tight games this season due to an inconsistent offense. Read more…
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