Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010


Horace Mann beats Collegiate

Horace Mann picked up its biggest win of the season on Friday, knocking off Collegiate, 58-55, for its first league win of the young season. Read more…

Freshman’s year at American Christian sets him right

Achraf Yacoubou didn’t see much playing time as a freshman at American Christian Academy, but it was a season that shaped him as a basketball player. Every day in practice, the Bronx native went up against a nationally ranked guard, be it Lamont (Momo) Jones, Jeremiah Kelly or Tyreke Evans. Read more…

Pipe Dreams

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South Bronx inched closer to its second straight Bronx A East title Thursday night in typical fashion: by outscoring the opposition in what was the basketball version of a track meet. Dashawn Joyner scored 33 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out nine assists, leading the Phoenix to a 102-95 victory over Smith. Read more…

All Hallows edges Molloy

With the game up for grabs, Michael Alvarado had the ball in his hands following a mad scramble. There’s no one else All Hallows coach John Carey would want with the basketball in the waning seconds of the fourth quarter and the Manhattan-bound senior guard made the perfect decision. Read more…

Former St. Ray’s duo enjoy new life at Las Vegas school

If Jose Rodriguez wasn’t sure he made the right decision by leaving St. Raymond for Impact Basketball Academy and Trinity International HS in Las Vegas, he was convinced one day in late August. Read more…

Angel on the rise

The trip took much longer than planned, but when Angel Nunez finally stepped onto the court at Baruch College Saturday, the Harlem native looked vastly different than he did when he played his final game at Cardinal Hayes last year. Read more…

Senior leads Kennedy past Wadleigh

Jeffrey Short was preparing to reprise his role as John F. Kennedy’s leading scorer, rebounder, top defender and playmaker Friday afternoon when he saw an old familiar face in a red jersey and shorts. Read more…

Gritty JFK upsets Mary Louis

Anxiety quickly turned to joy for Chelsea Custodio. Read more…

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