Councilman Paul Vallone was rewarded with Italian pastries for putting his hopes in the Whitestone Renegades which defeated Bronxchester, helping Vallone to win a bet over Councilman Jimmy Vacca.
Trina Catterson will try to “twirl” her way to gold at the World Baton Twirling Championship in England next month.
The Paddle for the Cure Dragon Boat Club, a group comprised mostly of breast cancer survivors from Queens, is training in the World’s Fair Marina for competitions this year to support cancer research, while creating bonds with others who bested the disease.
Regan Goger, Bayside Rebels Little League’s female player, is determined to keep playing baseball. Every year since she made the team, she’s battled to keep her position over male rivals. But she is uncertain of her future as next year she will outgrow Little League and start high school, where she may have to switch to softball.
Because of a scheduling error by Little League administrators, Bayside Little League did not advance to the sectional tournament, despite winning the district finals.
Middle Village resident William Termine was selected as the Yankees’ All-Star Teacher and will be recognized in a ceremony before Tuesday’s All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis.
More than 1,200 bicyclists from around the city participated in the 7th Annual Tour de Queens, a 20-mile ride that travels through several neighborhoods in the borough.
Eddie Woychowski’s daily requirements include breathing, eating, sleeping and skateboarding.
A Fresh Meadows tennis player is closing in on a spot in the US Open later this year, but she’ll have to fight her way in.
Filmmaker and Mets fan Heather Quinlan is making a documentary based on the 1986 world champion Mets team to commemorate the upcoming 30th anniversary.