Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008


Jefferson remains confident despite loss to Lincoln

Thomas Jefferson proved it can play with Lincoln, the three-time defending city champions. Beating the Railsplitters, however, is another story. Comment

Lance and Lincoln swat away challenger Jefferson

Lance Stephenson stood alone deep on the right wing, the ball in his meaty hands and finally no orange jersey in front of him. He rose up and released the ball at the apex of his leap.    As the feathery jumpshot softly fell through the hoop, the capacity crowd exploded, fans waving their arms, banging the seats beneath them. The 6-foot-5 Stephenson hopped up and down, releasing an afternoon full of frustration with one mighty roar, than punched through the air like it was a barrier that had previously contained him. Comment

Bishop Ford slips past Prep on late Lewis 3-point play

Brittany Lewis has been waiting for her moment of validation, where the freshman truly proves to herself and her teammates that she can be an important contributor on the varsity level. Comment

Lincoln-Thomas Jefferson boys’ hoops breakdown

At a glance: PSAL Brooklyn AA League Game Comment

Reserves propel Molloy to win against Midwood

The Archbishop Molloy girls’ basketball team hasn’t looked like the same squad that won the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens title last season, ending Christ the King’s 23-year reign as diocesan champion. Comment

Soul-searching Railsplitters to face Roman Catholic

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Lincoln boys’ basketball season is at a crossroads – and it’s not even New Year’s yet. Comment

Brooklyn-born guard leads Wheeler over Lincoln

FORT MYERS, Fla. – When the Lincoln boys’ basketball team takes to the road to play in major tournaments, like the 36th annual City of Palms Classic, it brings more than just its uniforms and sneakers. Comment

Kearney quick-hitter offense off to fast start

Cathy Crockett tried to quietly tell Christina Hiltunen, her point guard, to play without anyone hearing as she was dribbling up the court. That is because the longtime Bishop Kearney girls’ basketball coach wasn’t going to yell out Carolina, motion or one. Just “give-and-go.” Comment

Lincoln, Stephenson take wrong turn vs. Westchester

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Dwayne (Tiny) Morton thought his team turned a corner with a win against Roman Catholic (Pa.) Monday. Instead, Lance Stephenson turned an ankle and the Lincoln boys’ basketball team took a step backward in a 68-56 loss to Westchester (Calif.) at the City of Palms Classic at Bishop Verot HS Tuesday afternoon. Comment

Liharevic’s buzzer beater, big fourth lifts Villa over Kearney

Shpresa Liharevic had that certain look about her as she drove the ball down court with 6.7 seconds left and the score tied. Comment
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