Queens Sports Preview: Everything you need to know for the weekend


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Flushing High School will open the PSAL playoffs Saturday at noon by hosting Brooklyn’s South Shore High School. Led by senior running back D’Andre Sapp, who rushed for 842 yards, the Red Devils earned the seventh seed with an 8-2 record.

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St. John’s hoping for national spotlight as college hoops kicks off


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of St. John's University

Four years ago, Steve Lavin returned to coaching and with a team comprised of mostly recruits from the Norm Roberts’ regime, St. John’s returned to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2002.

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


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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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