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High School Football Roundup
High School Football Roundup
Sports Heather Zwillenberg 10/18/2011 at 12:21PM

The Bayside Commodores improved to 6-0 with a 28-6 win over the James Madison Knights (4-2). The Commodores had a total of 243 yards with junior Julian Moody completing two out of four passing attempts for 62 yards and a touchdown. Junior George Wallace led the Commodores with 75 yards on the ground and a [...]

Breathing fire in the ring
Breathing fire in the ring
News Steve Mosco 10/10/2011 at 3:34PM

There is a brawling beast roaming the streets of Queens, fighting for her right to jump, punch and kick. This past May, The Queens Courier profiled a rising star on the Taekwondo scene – nine-year-old Jayda Skye, whose fury in the ring earned her the nickname “Baby Dragon.” The Taekwondo child prodigy boasts a 41-1 [...]

Scout Day at Citi Field
Scout Day at Citi Field
Sports Steve Mosco 10/06/2011 at 8:44PM

Before the New York Mets closed out the 2011 season, Citi Field welcomed the Cub Scouts from Sacred Heart School in Bayside as the color guard for the game. It was a huge honor and privilege for the scouts, who carried the colors to centerfield while the younger scouts watched from the warning track. (Right) [...]

Steve Lavin to undergo cancer surgery today
Steve Lavin to undergo cancer surgery today
Sports Billy Rennison 10/06/2011 at 8:41PM

St. John’s Coach Steve Lavin will undergo surgery today to treat his prostate cancer which was diagnosed last fall. Lavin, entering his second year on the Johnnies sideline, coached the Red Storm to their most successful season in a decade last year. It was only after the season that the school announced that the 47 [...]

Game in his Veins
Game in his Veins
Education & Kids Steve Mosco 10/03/2011 at 1:46PM

Kids will bring anything into school for show and tell. Sometimes, it’s not even an item they’re proud of, but rather, the first thing they saw when they remembered it was show and tell day. Of course, some kids do bring an item that remains a source of pride – and at least one kid [...]

High School Football Roundup
High School Football Roundup
Sports Jay Lane 9/28/2011 at 2:11PM

Holy Cross defeats St. Francis Prep On Saturday night, September 10, the Holy Cross Knights played host to the Terriers of Saint Francis Preparatory School at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx. For the first time in a number of years, this marquee match-up was a non-league game as the Terriers moved from the Catholic [...]

Mets host wheelchair softball tournament
Mets host wheelchair softball tournament
Sports Steve Mosco 9/28/2011 at 2:04PM

Top wheelchair athletes from around the world arrived at Citi Field for the 10th annual Mets Wheelchair Softball Tournament (MWST) with one goal in mind: to win the championship and show that disabilities should not resign one to a sedentary lifestyle. The tournament was held on Lot A at the home of the New York [...]

Mets Clubhouse – Hope on the Horizon
Mets Clubhouse – Hope on the Horizon
Sports Michael Pantelidis 9/28/2011 at 2:00PM

As yet another baseball season comes to a close, I would like to thank all of the readers for checking in each week. In this final issue of Mets Clubhouse, I look towards the future and list several players fans may see in a Mets uniform a few short years from now. There is one [...]