handball

Giving kids a hand up
Giving kids a hand up
Sports Terence M. Cullen 11/08/2012 at 5:15PM

Paul Williams was sitting in the back office of the small trophy shop he’s owned and run for the last year- and-a-half, at ease, taking phone calls on parts or orders that were coming in. During the day, he works in this small store on Bell Boulevard, but this is not his only life. Williams [...]

‘Hand’ of a Champion
‘Hand’ of a Champion
Sports Queens Courier Staff 2/28/2012 at 3:07PM

 Queens has a long history of native sons going on to great accomplishments in sports after leaving their home borough. Another name has been added to that list, as Ozone Park’s own Isaac Acosta went wall-to-wall, capturing the men’s doubles title in handball for Lake Forest College in Illinois. The college junior and his doubles [...]

A Force of Inspiration
A Force of Inspiration
Education & Kids Steve Mosco 12/27/2011 at 11:39AM

High school pep rallies are almost always the same — loud kids, painted faces and pompoms. But at a recent rally at Cardozo High School, handball playing freshman Fabrizio Shao made an entrance that no one had ever seen before. “The crowd went nuts,” said coach Lenny Levin. Shao, who lives without the ability to [...]