Bronx AA boys’ basketball preview: it’s going to be a battle

Bronx AA could possibly be the city’s toughest division. Wings returns its entire lineup, and then some, Kennedy has its backcourt back, plus its biggest lineup since 2000. Lehman, led by center Armand Thomas, may be the darkhorse. And don’t forget about Gompers and Eagle Academy, two of Class A’s best a season ago that have moved up to ‘AA.’ It should be a fun year in the Boogie Down. Read more…

Wings and Wiggins expect to take off

The start of pre-season practices has always brought a smile to Billy Turnage’s face. Every year the same excitement flows through the body of the Wings Academy coach, the way he used to get as a player at Andrew Jackson (now Campus Magnet) in Queens. Read more…

Pelham Bay Bandits go for the title

For the 2nd straight season, the Pelham Bay Bandits have reached the championship. Losing to Rye Brook 7-6 in the finals over the summer was a good thing according to manager Dom Caggiano, “It took them five innings to realize they were in a championship game. They learned a valuable lesson because this time around their sense of urgency is right where it needs to be.” In the summer finals, with the score at 7-1, the Bandits scored 5 runs in the bottom of the 6th. Read more…

Bronx native signs LOI with St. John’s

Omari Lawrence made it official Thursday night. In front of family, friends and members of the media, the former St. Raymond HS and current South Kent School guard signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at St. John’s University inside the Mullally Park Recreation Center in the Bronx. Read more…

No. 24 Columbus shocks PSA powerhouse Hunter

All year, Rafaela Mascarin was a stabilizing force for the Columbus girls’ volleyball team. She was the missing piece for the Explorers when she moved to the Bronx from her native Brazil in February. Read more…

MLK beats Beacon for PSAL Class A city title

There would be 95 minutes of soccer left to play, a round of penalty kicks and several near misses by both sides, but the PSAL Class A city championship turned – in favor of Martin Luther King Jr. and to Beacon’s detriment – in the fifth minute. Read more…

AFC Rapid Soccer highlights and top players for week 9

Another weekend has past and the ghouls and goblins have left Cintron Field bringing out the soccer players. The highlights are as follows. Read more…

Kennedy sweeps LaGuardia

If coach Iris Bromfield had her way, her John F. Kennedy girls’ volleyball team would be more like bug spray. Read more…

Dominant “D” leads to Clinton rout

Ikeem Williams may have led the city in rushing yards and finished third with 15 touchdowns, but Clinton players and coaches weren’t impressed when they watched game film of the Grady senior. Read more…
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