Soccer

Germany fans disappointed in loss to Azzuri
News Terence M. Cullen 6/29/2012 at 12:27PM

As their team fell to Italy in the Euro Cup semi-finals Thursday afternoon, Germany fans that poured into Zum Stammtisch in Glendale banged tankards of beer against wooden tables as they saw their hopes dashed. The restaurant has been hosting Euro Cup 2012 viewing parties, to the delight of German-American fans in the neighborhood. Steve [...]

Spanish La Liga Week 24 Roundup
Sports Michael Pantelidis 2/29/2012 at 3:14PM

Real Madrid were fortunate to maintain their double digit lead in the race for the La Liga crown in Week 24, after a resilient Rayo Vallecano side made life very difficult for the league front runners. Los Blancos were able to overcome Rayo 1-0 thanks to a beautiful back heel finish by Cristiano Ronaldo – [...]

Pass it on: QC soccer star looks to inspire
Pass it on: QC soccer star looks to inspire
Education & Kids Steve Mosco 1/23/2012 at 6:23PM

Every star athlete remembers that moment when a coach or teacher impacts their life in such a way that it changes the way they think about sports. Coaching mentors have a way of doing that – they can shift the gears in an athlete’s mind with a few timely and inspirational words. Some college athletes [...]

Spanish La Liga: Week 18 Roundup
Sports Michael Pantelidis 1/17/2012 at 11:55AM

There were tight matches at the top of the Spanish La Liga in Week 18, with Barcelona and Real Madrid narrowly escaping with three points following hard fought bouts. Madrid faced a defensively resilient Mallorca side in front of 20,000 fans at the Iberostar Estadi on January 14. After a 39th minute goal on a [...]

Queens College senior to Coach Across America
Queens College senior to Coach Across America
Sports Steve Mosco 1/10/2012 at 12:10PM

This Floral Park resident and Queens College student is a star on the soccer field. A forward on the school’s women’s soccer team, the Knights, Andrea Slavin is a gamer with the accolades and skill to carry her to the next level. For now, “the next level” is an opportunity to introduce the benefits of [...]

City’s best take the field in Mayor’s Cup
City’s best take the field in Mayor’s Cup
News Steve Mosco 11/29/2011 at 2:19PM

Soccer stars from Queens and across the city put their skills on display and netted a good time in the 2011 Mayor’s Cup Soccer All-Star Game on November 19 and 20. The New York City Mayor’s Soccer All-Star Game took place at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn and brought out more than 150 [...]

John Adams Spartans bow out of PSAL soccer playoffs
News Heather Zwillenberg 11/08/2011 at 12:43PM

In the Public School Athletic League (PSAL) soccer playoffs, the John Adams Spartans lost a heartbreaker at the hands of the Aviation Flyers by a score of 1-0. It was the third loss for the Spartans against their division rivals this season and in all three contests the Spartans failed to score. The game was [...]

Make-A-Wish Foundation marks 9,000th wish in Queens
Make-A-Wish Foundation marks 9,000th wish in Queens
Education & Kids Alana Manning 10/17/2011 at 2:36PM

Little Neck resident Tyler Cacioppo had a ball last week as the Make-A-Wish foundation granted him his wish to play with his favorite soccer team, the New York Red Bulls. Cacioppo marked their 9,000th wish in the Metro New York area. Cacioppo is an active 12-year-old with Crohn’s disease, a form of inflammatory bowel disease [...]

Soccer star gets her kicks
Soccer star gets her kicks
Education & Kids Nargas Karimi 10/03/2011 at 2:08PM

Defender and midfielder Danielle Glazer plays for three different soccer teams, all while keeping up her grade point average as a junior at Bayside High School. Glazer has been playing soccer for about six years now. She plays for the Massapequa Elite, the Olympic Development Team and the Bayside High School team. “Ever since I [...]