The Channel View High School team defeated the Bronx Science Wolverines at Yankee Stadium to win its first-ever city title.
Benjamin Cardozo ace pitcher Rodgers came through in the final inning with his bat, not with his arm, to lead the Judges to its first PSAL Division A championship in 26 years.
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.
The High School of Construction in Ozone Park lost a devastating game in the 2014 PSAL Softball Division A championship.
Channel View proved the critics wrong with four consecutive wins in the postseason, including three against higher-ranking teams, to reach the PSAL Division B championship game at Yankee Stadium on June 12 against five-seeded Bronx High School of Science.
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.
Queens-based American Softball, a league for developmentally challenged and handicapped adults, will play against the visually impaired Long Island Bombers team.
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.
John Bowne HS renamed its gym after long-time phys ed teacher Chris Englisis, who has raised more than $180K for the school’s gym equipment over 15 years.
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.