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Sunday, March 28, 2010

High School Sports

Hungry for redemption, Poly Prep is after state crown

Matt Roventini vividly remembers the pain he felt when last season ended. He remembers the shock and disappointment etched across his players’ faces after falling to Berkeley Carroll, 4-1, in the NSYAISAA title game at Columbia University. Comment
High School Sports

Inexperienced Midwood opens season with thrilling win

Joseph Madrazo took one quick look back as he raced up the near side with the clock winding down and a defender at his heels. What he saw was Midwood coach John Murphy waving him toward the net as he made up his mind to keep his feet moving. Comment
High School Sports

Despite senior losses, Midwood returns with high hopes

Charlie Barbieri was asked what starters graduated and how many of them, and he hesitated. Midwood lost plenty of them. There was his shortstop, his second baseman and his center fielder, his catcher, right fielder, and his entire pitching staff. Comment
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Cougars roar to PSAL Class A title

There were no guarantees in the playoffs for Medgar Evers. Starting guards Ashley Castle and Camera Miley were off the team as late as last month. Miley’s mother held her out for academic purposes. Castle was suspended by the school’s principal for disciplinary reasons and missed the Cougars’ first postseason contest. Comment
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Gold standard: Dolphins win ‘B’ title

It was the most trying time of the season for Leon Goldstein. Its two best players were on the bench in the fourth quarter and Academy of American Studies was mounting a furious rally. Comment
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CHSAA Brooklyn softball preview: Irrera ready to lead new-look Kearney

Tiffany Irrera’s in-game responsibilities remain the same. The Bridgeport-bound windmiller will be Bishop Kearney’s unquestioned ace and one of the top pitchers in the city. But there are added duties this time around. Irrera is just one of three seniors on a Tigers team filled with juniors looking to repeat as CHSAA Brooklyn division champs. Comment
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Boys & Girls makes memorable appearance on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Boys & Girls already excelled under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden, winning its first city championship in 31 years March 6. Thursday, March 18, the Kangaroos faced another kind of lights – national television beams. Comment
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Point taken: Jones leads Bedford past South Bronx and to ‘A’ crown

Since entering Bedford Academy four years ago, Brent Jones and Anthony Mason Jr. have often talked about winning a championship. Comment

Monday, March 22, 2010

High School Sports

Falcons playing to honor recovering assistant coach

Bishop Ford made a detour on its way to Archbishop Molloy for its CHSAA Class AA state quarterfinal game. The team stopped to visit assistant coach Mary Gillespie at her home near the Park Slope school. She was their recovering from a heart arrhythmia she suffered earlier this week and the surgery to deal with the problem. She is considered a grandmother figure to many of the players. Comment

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Fontbonne falls short, but season remains memorable

Fontbonne Hall’s memorable season was basically over. Comment

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