Thursday, May 28, 2009


Riverdale/Kingsbridge takes advantage of staying in Class B

In February, Mac Psachie sat his players down and broke the bad news. The Riverdale/Kingsbridge baseball team was not moving up to the ‘A’ league like division rivals Morris and Jane Addams and Bayard Rustin, the opponent that ended their season in the Class B semifinals. Read more…

Eusebio leads St. Raymond’s over Xavier, 5-2

The showdown for the CHSAA Bronx/Manhattan ‘A’ division title never materialized. A loss to Cardinal Hayes combined with Xavier’s win against rival Regis meant the best St. Raymond’s could do was finish second. Read more…

Hilario, Parra lift Gompers over Stuy

Last spring, the Gompers baseball team rode the left arms of Juan Hilario and Dominique Parra all the way to the PSAL Class A semifinals. Read more…

Preston falls in semifinals

Costly errors and the lack of timely hits haven’t been an issue for Preston seemingly the entire season and certainly not the last few weeks. Unfortunately for the Panthers, both were issues against Moore Catholic. They managed just two hits, none of which came during their chances with runners in scoring position and a costly error in the third opened the door for two Maverick runs. Read more…

Clinton’s season ends on bad note

Slowly, the Clinton baseball players trudged to the third-base line together, heads down, shoulders slumped, eyes watery. Read more…

Kennedy takes third place

It wasn’t just that John F. Kennedy was playing in the consolation match that bothered Arturo Cabrera. The Knights’ senior outside hitter looked into the gym as defending champion and No. 1 Cardozo and No. 7 McKee/Staten Island Tech – the championship participants – were warming up and shook his head. Read more…

Wednesday, May 27, 2009


Toribio’s bat, Cartagena’s arm power Monroe rout

Kelvin Toribio was hunched over like a senior citizen as he spoke after the game, the searing pain in his stomach bringing the sophomore rightfielder to near tears. Read more…

Throgs Neck Thunder improves to 5-1 after doubleheader sweep

The Throgs Neck Thunder continued their spring season in the Westchester Baseball Association with a doubleheader sweep of CYO/MYBA (Manhattan Youth Baseball Association) on Saturday, May 9. TNT’s record now improves to 5-1. Read more…

Bent makes Truman HS history

John Burke called Kaydine Bent, one of his players on the Truman girls’ basketball team, on her cell phone earlier this week. When she answered, he told her to sit down. So, she did. Read more…

Monroe clinchs  division

On May 12, the Monroe Mustangs clinched their second consecutive NJCAA Region XV, Division I baseball championship with a 9-1 win over the ASA Avengers at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill, NY. As a result, Monroe sweeps the best-of three series 2-0 (they won 3-2 on Monday night) and will kick off the NJCAA Eastern District tournament this Friday at 9 a.m. against USC Sumter. Read more…

Morris continues to win

Three weeks ago, the Morris baseball team stood near the bottom of Bronx A East, just one league win to its credit. The Bulldogs’ first season in ‘A,’ one year after winning the Class B city championship, wasn’t going according to plan. Read more…

Mount’s Rayegan showcases skills at CHSAA clinic

Farbod Rayegan walked onto the field at Belson Stadium on the campus of St. John’s University Tuesday night hoping for an opportunity, the same reason why he moved to the United States from his native Iran when he was 11 years old. Read more…

Kennedy advances to semifinals

Arturo Cabrera and Ross Vizcaino decided on a friendly little competition before their John F. Kennedy boys’ volleyball team’s match Saturday. Read more…

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