Sunnyside-based NY Shamrock Soccer Club continues to grow after over 50 years


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Photo by Dinos Avlonitis

One Sunnyside-based soccer club has been taking the field for over 50 years and only plans on getting stronger and bigger.

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Rego Park runner reverses diagnosis


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Luis Marcial

Rego Park resident Luis Marcial began running after he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2010, and the only time he stopped running was when he sustained a stress reaction to his femur seven weeks ago.

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Soccer and science meet in Queens with the NY Cosmos and NYSCI


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NY Cosmos

Kids and their family members are invited to come kick it with professional soccer players from renowned soccer club New York Cosmos on Sunday, Oct. 5, at the New York Hall of Science and Rocket Park.

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Top 10 places to watch football in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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If you grow tired of watching the football games from your couch this season, there are plenty of bars in Queens that offer bigger TVs, fellow fans and an array of drink and beer specials to accompany the touchdowns.

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Site near Aqueduct could be home to new MLS stadium: report


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After plans to build the New York City Football Club’s new stadium in the South Bronx fell through, developers are now looking at land near the Aqueduct Racetrack, according to a published report.

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Cosmos players teach kids soccer in Flushing Meadows Corona Park  


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of New York Cosmos

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.

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NY Cosmos holding free ‘Back to School’ soccer clinics  


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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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.

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St. Francis Prep teen earns rare college sand volleyball scholarship


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Photos courtesy Bogda family 

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.

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19th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day to kick off US Open with concerts, tennis programs


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Photos courtesy Dominick Totino

The 19th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day event will kick off the US Open with appearances from tennis and music stars, and fun activities for youngsters to learn more about the sport.

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