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Sunday, June 13, 2010

High School Sports

Top-seeded Xaverian falls short again

Xaverian tempted fate Thursday, needing a sixth-inning rally to beat Brooklyn rival Bishop Ford in a CHSAA Class A intersectional playoff game at Kaiser Stadium. Clippers coach Lou Piccola said his team was lucky to beat the Falcons. Comment
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PSAL outdoor championships notebook: Things not what they seem for Thomas

The “whoa” from the Icahn Stadium crowd was loud enough to be heard from the nearby Triboro Bridge as Sheepshead Bay’s John Thomas crossed the finish line in the 200 meters. Comment
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Williams sparks Midwood to first-ever PSAL outdoor title

It wasn’t a pleasant night for Donald Williams. The following day, well that’s a different story. Comment
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Cardozo, Medgar Evers relays to skip states for Grand Prix

Chamique Francis wanted some answers when told she and some of her Benjamin Cardozo teammates would not be headed to the outdoor track and field state meet. Comment
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Madison pitching rocked in Game 3 defeat to Lehman

Pitching and defense. It was the James Madison baseball team’s strength. Those basic winning tenets were nowhere to be found over the weekend. Comment
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Falcons fail to tack on runs in season-ending defeat

Bishop Ford scored two runs in the first three innings, a lead that held up until the bottom of the sixth. No. 1 Xaverian was on the brink of an upset loss for the second consecutive day, one that would have ended what was a promising season. Comment

Monday, June 7, 2010

High School Sports

X-Men cometh: Xaverian earns top seed in CHSAA intersectional playoffs

Xaverian coach Lou Piccola calls it the “hat trick,” and the Clippers are two-thirds of the way there after beating St. Joseph by the Sea, 8-5, at Shore Road Park last Friday afternoon. Comment

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Poly beats heat, Mann for fifth straight NYSAISAA title

Poly Prep has an intricate pre-game routine that’s more cheerleader than softball player. There’s singing, a little dancing and the trademark mimicking of a rollercoaster. Comment
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Sensational sophomore steers Collegiate to title

Before the biggest game of his life, Rick Terry took a nap — on a bus full of loud and excited teammates. As he slept, they placed a speaker near his ear and cranked up the music. Comment
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Maher’s blast makes Madison a winner

Moments after Matt Maher’s fielding error gave John Adams the lead, he sat in the dugout by himself to collect his thoughts. Madison coach Vinny Caiazza went over to his senior third baseman. Comment
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Molbury, Ford bounce back to best Mavericks in Game 3

Matt Molbury and Joe Todaro were at the center of a dramatic seventh inning last Saturday afternoon. Attempting to close out a victory, Molbury gave up a three-run double to Todaro and Moore Catholic came away with a wild Game 2 victory. Comment

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