Madison Square Garden

St. John’s trounced by Syracuse 95-70
News Billy Rennison 2/04/2012 at 5:34PM

St. John’s-Syracuse games at MadisonSquareGarden often have a buzz as both squads’ lay claim to being New York’s team. This day though belonged to second-ranked Syracuse as the Orange (23-1, 10-1 Big East) trounced the Red Storm (10-13, 4-7) 95-70.  Throughout the game – especially in the second half – the sold-out Garden sounded more [...]

It’s Track Time: Colgate Games finals set to take off
It’s Track Time: Colgate Games finals set to take off
Sports Steve Mosco 1/25/2012 at 11:40AM

The wait is over. After weeks of training and preliminaries, the finale of the Colgate Women’s Games is at hand, as the nation’s top talent will gather at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, January 28 at 10 a.m. to compete for glory. From an initial field of more than 10,000 girls and young women, 210 [...]

Stars head to Colgate Games
Stars head to Colgate Games
Sports Steve Mosco 1/17/2012 at 11:17AM

The final preliminary meet of the nation’s largest track series, the Colgate Women’s Games, featured some of the East Coast’s best athletic talent, as competitors of all ages set the national pace with fast times and excellent performances. A pair of teammates from Queens stood out at the January 14 meet at the Pratt institute [...]

St. John’s falls to #11 Georgetown at MSG
News Billy Rennison 1/15/2012 at 8:03PM

After jumping out to an early 13-5 lead, St. John’s struggled to find an offensive groove and fell to the 11th ranked Georgetown Hoyas 69-49. The Johnnies (8-9, 2-4 Big East) scored just six points over the last 12 minutes of the first half after their quick start allowing the Hoyas a chance to get [...]

Sports lovers cry foul after MSG blackout
News Billy Rennison 1/11/2012 at 3:11PM

If a game is played and no one is able to watch it, did it really happen? More than one million sports fans have faced off with this problem after MSG was dropped from the Time Warner Cable lineup on January 1. The sports network and Time Warner are more than two weeks into their [...]

Colgate Games continue
Colgate Games continue
Sports Steve Mosco 1/10/2012 at 2:26PM

The exciting days of track and field continue at the preliminaries leading up to the 38th Annual Colgate Women’s Games Finals, the finale of the nation’s largest amateur track series for girls and young women. The Games has long served as a fostering environment for young athletic talent, having produced hundreds of national age/grade division [...]

Registration open for Golden Gloves
Registration open for Golden Gloves
Sports Steve Mosco 12/27/2011 at 8:58AM

The crown jewel for boxing aficionados, the Daily News Golden Gloves, is increasing its reach and accepting jabs from a wider population. For the first time in Golden Gloves history, the tournament will be open to all entries from the state of New York when registration opens for 2012. “After 85 years of world-class competition, [...]

For love of the game
For love of the game
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 11/18/2011 at 5:48PM

BY JOE TREZZA Deep in the basement of the Queens College Student Union, nestled comfortably in his rotating chair, Alex Garrett gently spins from side to side, talking to the microphone inches from his face like it was someone he’s known for years. Two floors up and what feels like miles away, it’s pouring outside. [...]