Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009


Grounded Walker remembers roots

The qualities that made Kemba Walker a Big-East All-Rookie team selection at UConn are on display at Dyckman, a streetball tournament in Inwood. Read more…

Andre Martin finds a fit at FIT

Andre Martin still doesn’t have the school of his dreams. The former South Bronx standout just attends the dream school of so many others: Fashion Institute of Technology. Read more…

Scoring in bunches, SJU’s Hardy impresses

Hardy has been given the nickname Read more…

All-City Boys’ Lacrosse

New Dorp’s Andrew Fiore created a moment all in attendance will remember. The senior, playing with an 80-percent torn ACL, just saw Midwood rally to send the PSAL Class A final to overtime. The All-American summoned one last burst to break to the cage and end it with a quick shot. The goal gave the Central Cougars their first city crown in their initial finals appearance. The young Hornets will be the team to beat next season. Read more…

All-PSAL Girls’ Lacrosse

It was a year in which some of the up and coming programs challenged the established ones, with Beach Channel solidifying the fact that there was a new kid in town. The Dolphins road a dynamic offense, led by Cynithia Smalls, Tolagbe Olatunbosun and Kiara VanBrackle to their first PSAL City title. Beach Channel came back to beat powerhouse Tottenville in the final. It beat both the Pirates and defending champion Curtis during the regular season. Read more…

Taking it to the streets

Justine Perry’s is taking her training to the streets. Read more…

Zodiacs track team members head to national competition

Put the Zodiacs in your prayers, so that they may have a safe trip to and from Greeboro, North Carolina with the 19 athletes and families who qualified for the 2009 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. The competition takes place from July 28 to August 3. Read more…

All-PSAL Girls’ Soccer honors

It was a sterling year for PSAL girls’ soccer, not to mention its last in the spring. Read more…

Playing overseas

Smush Parker fought hard to get to the NBA and the Brooklyn native didn’t exactly take a common route. But now, out of the league once more, Parker says he’ll be content if he never returns. Read more…

Going Camping

Kerri Johnson was a basketball player, so she knows how important the summer months are. Two years ago, the Bronx native traveled all over the country with the NY Xplosion AAU team. Read more…

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