Sunday, May 8, 2011

High School Sports

Steady Campbell helps Medgar Evers earn return trip to Penn Relays final

A lot was asked of Kimberly Campbell in her first time competing at the Penn Relays. The Medgar Evers sophomore was asked to fill in for emotional leader Kadecia Baird, who is in Guyana because of a death in her family. The Cougars were in third place prior to Campbell’s third leg of the 4 x 400 meter relay on April 28 in Philadelphia. Comment
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Medgar Evers boys fall short of 4 x 400 goal, reach small schools final

Andre Jordan called the race bitter sweet. Comment
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Going Green: Erasmus Hall senior third in Penn Relays triple jump

There were reasons for Shane Green to be concerned. The Erasmus Hall star triple jumper only leapt 44 feet, well below his best, on his first attempt of the trials and his right knee was starting to hurt a bit. Comment
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Piling up zeroes, Zapata pitches Poly Prep past Riverdale, into first place

As a slight drizzle began to fall, a quiet went over the once-loud pro-Poly Prep crowd. Sophomore sensation Andrew Zapata finally looked mortal after six near perfect innings. He gave up a double, walked a batter, hit another. Comment
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Rhodes to success: Packer looks to ride shortstop, new coach to league titles

When taking over a young team the best thing for a new coach is having an established star and leader on the roster. That’s exactly what Dily Felix got at Packer Collegiate with Shannon Rhodes. Comment
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Bottom of the order comes through as Madison bests Lewis

The scouting report on James Madison this season is that its lineup is nowhere as hard to pitch to than it was during last year’s PSAL city championship run. There’s still plenty of thunder at the top and in the middle, but graduating five starters has hurt the Knights’ batting order’s depth. Comment

Just dance! Brooklyn Bridge Park gets down and funky starting on May 12

There’s even more Celebrate Brooklyn to love. Comment

Funny girl Sloane Crosley comes to BookCourt on May 12

Sloane Crosley loves reading to people — and it doesn’t even have to be her own work. Comment

Saturday, May 7, 2011


The Feelies sell out the Bell House — time to call in a favor from someone (anyone)!

The Feelies have been making up for lost time. Comment

Great weekend reads from our bookworms

The BookMark Shoppe’s pick: “Tweak” Comment

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