Sports

Queens: Your best destination for the World Cup
Queens: Your best destination for the World Cup
News Queens Courier Staff 6/11/2014 at 12:52PM

Soccer, or football as it’s known everywhere but in the U.S., is the world’s favorite sport — and every four years the planet is transfixed as the top national teams from around the world gather to crown a champion at soccer’s World Cup. 2014 is a World Cup year, and this year the month-long, 32-team competition will take place in Brazil starting Thursday.

Bayside softball escapes upset in playoff trap game
Bayside softball escapes upset in playoff trap game
News Liam La Guerre 5/28/2014 at 5:28PM

Bayside was looking at an upset and early exit from the tournament, when the team quickly woke up in the bottom of the fifth inning lead by senior Heidi Gomez, and they won the game 9-5.

Benjamin Cardozo HS tennis star takes city title again
Benjamin Cardozo HS tennis star takes city title again
News Liam La Guerre 5/23/2014 at 2:27PM

Benjamin Cardozo junior tennis player Sabrina Xiong became a two-time PSAL individual champion after defeating Stefani Lineva of Forest Hills High School on Wednesday at the National Tennis Center.

Cardozo impresses as first-ever PSAL ping-pong season draws to a close
Cardozo impresses as first-ever PSAL ping-pong season draws to a close
News Liam La Guerre 5/20/2014 at 2:13PM

For 13 years Benjamin Cardozo physics teacher Joshua Glasel has been the coordinator of the school’s table tennis club. Glasel, who played table tennis recreationally for 16 years, had asked the school’s athletic directors for years about the sport — also known as ping-pong — being included in the PSAL.