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Bayside softball escapes upset in playoff trap game
Bayside softball escapes upset in playoff trap game
News Liam La Guerre 5/28/2014 at 5:28PM

Bayside was looking at an upset and early exit from the tournament, when the team quickly woke up in the bottom of the fifth inning lead by senior Heidi Gomez, and they won the game 9-5.

Prep teams eye championships
Prep teams eye championships
Sports Neil A. Carousso 10/24/2012 at 3:34PM

This fall sports season, the Saint Francis Prep Terriers have dominated on the gridiron, volleyball court and in gymnastics — going a combined 22-0. The Terriers football team is 6-0 in Catholic High School Football League (CHSFL) competition after their 35-14 victory last Saturday night, October 20, in Brooklyn against the Bishop Ford Falcons. The [...]

Funtopia sweeps the week
Funtopia sweeps the week
News Heather Zwillenberg 5/02/2012 at 10:49AM

Funtopia racked up two more wins last week in Bayside Little League’s Texas Division, first besting York Electrical 9-5 on the strength of Johnny Douveas’s second-inning grand slam, then battling to a 15-14 win over Castro Law Office. Danny Bhola’s first-inning homer set the stage for that hard-fought game, which featured great plays from both [...]

PSAL baseball roundup
Sports Heather Zwillenberg 4/06/2012 at 11:15AM

A Division The John Adams Spartans (2-0) beat the Long Island City Bulldogs by a score of 4-2. For the Bulldogs junior Charlie Mendes got the start and pitched five innings allowing six hits, three runs, one earned while striking out seven and walking four. Sophomore Albert Ramirez made an appearance on the mound for [...]

Tim Tebow traded to New York Jets for 4th and 6th round draft picks
News Jay Lane 3/21/2012 at 1:05PM

FOXSports.com NFL insider Jay Glazer reports that the Broncos traded quarterback Tim Tebow on Wednesday to the New York Jets for a draft choice in the fourth and sixth rounds. The deal – which was facilitated by Denver’s signing of Peyton Manning to a five-year, $96 million contract – spells the end to one of the wildest chapters in the franchise’s 52-year history. One [...]

Former Met Gary Carter succumbs to brain cancer
Former Met Gary Carter succumbs to brain cancer
News Steve Mosco 2/16/2012 at 6:21PM

Forever known as “the Kid,” former Mets catcher Gary Carter died at 4:10 p.m. on February 16 after battling brain cancer. He was 57. A key cog on the Mets’ 1986 championship team, the man best known for his leadership and clutch hitting was diagnosed with the disease after doctors discovered inoperable tumors on his [...]

Girl with the Dragon Moves
Girl with the Dragon Moves
News Steve Mosco 2/15/2012 at 2:21PM

This is the year of the “Baby Dragon.” Jada Skye is back on the Taekwondo circuit this year, defending her 42-1 fighting record. She is currently training for the state championship on March 31, followed by national qualifiers which will stamp her ticket to the 2012 Junior Olympics in Dallas, Texas on June 28. Besides [...]

Playoff Tipoff: First round hardwood action
Playoff Tipoff: First round hardwood action
News Steve Mosco 2/08/2012 at 12:13PM

The Bayside Commodores (13-2) beat the John Adams Spartans (11-4) by a score of 61-41 in the first round of the Queens Borough Playoff Bracket. Though both teams traded blows with some intense back and forth action, Bayside had this game in the bag early. The Queens powerhouse started the contest with an 11-0 run [...]