Queens High School of Teaching stomps on Martin Van Buren in hoops score


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Maggie Hayes

The Queens High School of Teaching (QHST) and Martin Van Buren High School boys’ varsity basketball teams entered the game with the same record, but Van Buren left with an upset. Despite the loss of powerhouse forward Sonny Okorie, the QHST Tigers (5-3) kicked off the first quarter with a 7-0 run. A series of quick turnovers on […]

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Terriers can't find answers for Xaverian


| zbraziller@queenscourier.com

St. Francis Prep had two weeks to find an answer for Xaverian, to solve their personal jigsaw puzzle. They never found them, losing to the Clippers in Kings Bay, 24-3, Saturday afternoon for the second time in three weeks in the CHSFL AAA semifinals. The Terriers (7-4), 29-point losers to their Brooklyn rivals in the […]

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK – Owls hooting it up


| zbraziller@queenscourier.com

Not since 1998 has William Bryant experienced a winning season. They have not won a division title for a while either. Nevertheless, they have already been guaranteed a record above .500, and a division title is in their sights as well. The quest to win the Cup Division begins Saturday afternoon when the Owls tangle […]

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QC’s Outstanding Frosh ready for year 2


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Carla Pennolino

BY CARLA PENNOLINO Reggie Miller enjoyed a Hall of Fame basketball career with the Indiana Pacers after altering his shot at a young age because his older sister, Cheryl — also a Hall of Famer — would always block it. Abe Akanmu of the Queens College men’s basketball team can relate to the star’s beginnings. […]

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No rain on this parade


By Queens Courier Staff

The 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Rockaway Beach was held on Saturday, March 5 and led by Grand Marshal Terence Farrell. The Xaverian High School Band, Scholars Academy Band, Emerald Society Sanitation Bagpipe Band and St. Camillus School Marching Unit are among those that marched in the parade. Mayor Michael Bloomberg also walked […]

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Singers compete to sing National Anthem at Citi Field


| jlyons@queenscourier.com

There will be five special guests, including one from Queens, who will stand behind the microphone before a game at Citi Field to sing the National Anthem this season following an open call. This marks the third year that the Mets have held the National Anthem competition. About 100 people came for the first round […]

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Singers compete to sing National Anthem at Citi Field


| jlyons@queenscourier.com

There will be five special guests, including one from Queens, who will stand behind the microphone before a game at Citi Field to sing the National Anthem this season following an open call. This marks the third year that the Mets have held the National Anthem competition. About 100 people came for the first round […]

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Ulrich celebrates a birthday, raises funds


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com

About a hundred family members, friends and party faithful gathered in Howard Beach recently at a birthday party for undeclared City Council District 32 (CD32) candidate Eric Ulrich - but nobody called him the “birthday boy.” The party, held at the Old Mill Yacht Club on Friday, February 29, doubled as a fund-raiser for the […]

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Year In Review


By Queens Courier Staff

The Queens Courier Is ‘All About You’ COMPILED BY CHRISTINA SANTUCCI At the beginning of 2006, we promised you, our readers and advertisers, that we would continue to cover the major news events and stories that affect your lives and livelihoods. As the largest circulation weekly in the borough, we resolved to temper our coverage […]

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