Hofstra University

Holy Cross football paves the way to college
Holy Cross football paves the way to college
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 6/18/2013 at 12:47PM

BY CHARLES OSBORN This year, Holy Cross High School football coach Tom Pugh sent three of his players to the UnitedHealthcare Empire Challenge, the annual all-star style football game held at Hofstra University. The game was held on Tuesday, June 18 at James M. Shuart Stadium, with ticket sale proceeds going to cystic fibrosis research. [...]

The Dirty Gems let loose into the music world
The Dirty Gems let loose into the music world
Arts & Music Angy Altamirano 5/04/2013 at 10:09AM

Starting off with covering everything from Lady Gaga to No Doubt, to now evolving into their own unique sound, The Dirty Gems are taking the stage to show everyone that they’re ready to let loose. The pop-rock-soul band started off as part of a school course at Hofstra University in 2007 when Raycee Jones (vocals), [...]

Wrestling voted out of Olympics
Wrestling voted out of Olympics
Sports Queens Courier Staff 2/21/2013 at 8:56AM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY The sport of wrestling is now fighting for its life. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted the sport, which was part of the inaugural 1896 Olympics held in Athens, Greece, off the 2020 games program. Richard Zbytniewski, a wrestling coach at MS 72 Count Basie in Jamaica, said he couldn’t understand the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 8:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 61. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 55. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: The Platinum Band The Platinum Band is once again performing on the Resorts World Casino New York [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/16/2012 at 7:34AM

TODAY’S FORECAST:  Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 61. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 48. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Live Classical Music A special presentation of classical music featuring the artistry of soloist Lesley [...]

Christ the King names former NFL player as head coach
Christ the King names former NFL player as head coach
Sports Billy Rennison 12/23/2011 at 11:59AM

Christ the King High School announced a new head varsity football coach, Tyree Allison, who has already tackled the pros will now share his experience with the Royals. Allison, who had a cup of coffee with the New Orleans Saints, has signed on to take over the Royals Varsity Football team.  The Hofstra University graduate [...]