Turnovers, missed free throws, and costly calls from the referees all contributed in the top-seeded Vikings’ 65–58 loss to No. 3 Francis Lewis in the Public School Athletic League Class AA girls’ basketball title game on Saturday afternoon at the Barclays Center. Comment.
A long-delayed bill offering a break on flood insurance premiums finally passed the House on March 4, as thousands of property owners braced for massive rate hikes triggered by new, post-Sandy federal flood-zone maps. Comment.
Nazareth’s Bianca Cuevas told her teammates and her coach exactly how the fourth quarter was going to go. In the midst of the best game of her career, the McDonald’s All-American guard instructed them to not run any more plays and just let her send them to the Catholic Class AA girls’ basketball state final. Comments (1).
Rutgers-bound guard Mike Williams scored 18 of his game-high 30 points in the fourth quarter of an 89–77 victory over St. Peter’s in the Catholic Class AA intersectional boys’ basketball semifinal at Fordham University on Thursday. Comment.
Jefferson Coach Lawrence “Bud” Pollard and his players may have been the only people in New York City who believed they could beat top-seeded Abraham Lincoln, which had to them three times this season already. Comment.