Friday, Oct. 2, 2009


Wounded Rams survive Archbishop Molloy

Pete McNamara saw the small army of Archbishop Molloy players march onto Murphy Field and felt a bit like Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Read more…

Young Wings set to take off

When Billy Turnage is asked to point out his go-to guy, the player he has the highest expectations for, the Wings Academy basketball coach simply smiles. Read more…

Walton girls’ volleyball mimics boys’ footsteps

The Walton boys volleyball team had its best season ever in the spring. The Wildcats handed powerhouse John F. Kennedy their first league loss since 2001, shared the division crown with the Knights and advanced to the PSAL quarterfinals for the first time. Read more…

Addison leads CSHS

Mel Brown had just gotten the hang of telling junior identical twins Saran and Anika Hall apart. It’s a process he will have to go through all over again this season. The Cardinal Spellman girls soccer coach added a new set of identical twins in Victoria and Christina Quinones, both sophomores. Read more…

Failure motivates Kennedy’s short

Jeffrey Short attacks the rim with abandon. First it’s in transition, then off a set play, followed by a broken one, a steal, and later a rebound, scoring a team-high 30 points. On this night at the prestigious iS8 Nike Tip-Off Classic, nothing can stop from him getting to the basket, a characteristic he severely lacked last winter. Read more…

Clinton’s momentum rolls over New Dorp

Howard Langley knew there was one major key to his DeWitt Clinton football team’s success this year: the play of fullback/linebacker Onell Dishmey. But the bruising senior, nicknamed “Bus,” had a right leg injury that had curtailed his production. Read more…

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