More than 50 children had an exciting time as they kicked a ball around with New York Cosmos players at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Tuesday. The children, between the ages of six and 14, were participating in the second of five free Back to School clinics organized by the soccer team and led by their coaches and players.
This and next week, children between the ages of six and 14 and their parents are invited to attend five free “Back to School” soccer clinics hosted by the New York Cosmos and collaborating youth organizations in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island.
The Grand Slam literally shone a light on soccer as The Courier observed fans of the world’s most popular sport playing games under the lights of a US Open parking lot on Monday—the tournament’s opening night.
St. Francis Prep student Stephanie Bogda verbally committed to a four-year scholarship with Division I University of New Orleans to play sand volleyball, despite the odds of being from a state where the temperature gets to be near freezing point for half of the year.
Following in the footsteps of the St. John’s men’s basketball team last summer, the women’s basketball team will travel through Italy and Spain for pre-season games in the program’s first experience traveling abroad.
Getting thrown out of a championship game wasn’t part of the strategy, but after Whitestone Renegades baseball team coaches were tossed in the top of the fifth inning from the Nick Lomangino Tournament final, the team seemed to have new energy.
The United States Tennis Association announced Monday the completion of the first phase of a five-year, $500 million transformation of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, just weeks ahead of the 2014 US Open.