Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009

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New York City duo teaming up as Oak Hill’s backcourt

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – It’s a small world, after all. At least that’s the case for star New York City-bred prepsters Doron Lamb and Lamont (Momo) Jones. Friends since elementary school, the backcourt duo has come together once again at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va. Comment.
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In meeting of state champs, Lincoln falls short

The large crowd had filed in and the college coaches had taken their spots along the baseline. Electricity filled the Baruch College ARC Arena. Comment.
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McNally’s antics spark Poly Prep’s relentless defense

UNION N.J. - Calling Bill McNally animated on the sidelines is like saying Robin Williams is merely an energetic comedian. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

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McNally’s antics spark Poly Prep’s relentless defense

UNION N.J. - Calling Bill McNally animated on the sidelines is like saying Robin Williams is merely an energetic comedian. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 19, 2009

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Bklyn AA top spot up for grabs in Boys-Jeff showdown

At a Glance: PSAL Brooklyn AA league game Comment.
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Girls’ basketball round-up: Newman, South Shore defeat Kearney

Senior guard Baytania Newman had 24 points to lead the South Shore girls’ basketball team to a 60-56 win against hosting Bishop Kearney in a non-league game Thursday. Comment.
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Girls’ basketball round-up: Previlon, Midwood get revenge on Boys & Girls

Jessica Previlon had 20 points, 10 rebounds and three steals to lead the Midwood girls’ basketball team to a 53-47 home win against Boys & Girls on Wednesday afternoon in PSAL Brooklyn AA action. Comment.
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Battle helps Loughlin Lions roar past St. Saviour

Everyday Rocco Romano tells Ayanna Battle to go hard, reminding his center to give the maximum effort. The same was true when Battle was a non-factor early for the Bishop Loughlin against St. Saviour. Comment.
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Hall Good: Junior rescues Ford as Chaz goes down

It took one slight limp to turn the Bishop Ford crowd silent. Comment.
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College round-up: Blackbirds sweep NEC awards

Junior Jaytornah Wisseh and freshman Julian Boyd the weekly men’s basketball awards handed out by the Northeast Conference, it was announced on Monday. Wisseh picked up his first career Choice Hotels/NEC Player of the Week award, while Boyd earned his third rookie of the week honor after the pair helped LIU to a 3-0 week and extend the team’s win streak to a season-high four games. Comment.
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Inside Job: Aloizos helps Stanners tame Tigers

Kyra Aloizos wasn’t shy when asked her mindset toward a rematch with Bishop Kearney, which had already beaten Archbishop Molloy this season. Comment.
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Johnson and Johnson lift St. Raymond’s vs. Xaverian

Xaverian had just taken a 3-point lead on a jumper from the corner by Justin Exum midway through the fourth quarter. St. Raymond’s was desperate for a response and Ravens coach Oliver Antigua knew just where to go. Comment.
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Thomas leads Sheepshead Bay to heck of a day

John Thomas will certainly be ready for the next snow storm to hit New York City. The Sheepshead Bay junior bet his coach John Pabule that if he won the 300 meter at the 55th Annual Bishop Loughlin Games he’d give him a school sweatshirt in every color. Comment.
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Going to college on ‘Posse’ scholarhip - Three outstanding students win awards

Three talented and enthusiastic students from Park Slope’s Secondary School for Law were chosen for the “Posse” scholarship last month, earning free college tuition in recognition of their outstanding leadership skills. Comment.
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Many call for Taser cop’s ouster

The family of a mentally ill man who fell to his death after being tasered by cops took to the streets Monday demanding that the NYPD sergeant who “shot” Iman Morales be fired and face criminal charges. Comment.
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Help find ‘Buddy’

Please help broken-hearted eight year-old Zak find his lost dog, a little Yorkshire Terrier puppy, who was last seen running into the bushes on Gerritsen & Cyrus avenues, December 29, 2008. Buddy is black and golden-brown, with a little gray, and he was last wearing a brown and light blue collar. Comment.
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Pols lobby Obama for funds

Although President-elect Barack Obama hasn’t even taken office yet, several members of Brooklyn’s delegation in Congress are already angling for a slice of his stimulus pie. Comment.
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Economy pounds Bklyn home values - Sale prices continue downward slide

The recession continues to pummel home values in Brooklyn, as median sales prices slid 7.5 percent in the fourth quarter, and sales activity slowed to a crawl, a recent report revealed. Comment.
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Skating on new ice — by 2011

By the winter of 2011, Brooklyn ice skaters can look forward to a brand new rink that would also enable year-round recreational use.  The new facility – dubbed “The Lakeside Center” – would replace the somewhat dilapidated Wollman Rink, which opened in 1961 and sits unused during the non-skating season. Comment.
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Schoolhouse merger looms - Parents bracing for changes

Two Catholic schools in Windsor Terrace may merge. Comment.
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Term limit win for Bloomberg

Term limits, shlerm limits! Comment.
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Pens, books & sex - Misconduct at BK schools

There were nearly 600 complaints of sexual misconduct at local schools in 2008. Comment.
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‘Bridging’ the commute - Q riders contend with service disruptions along subway line

It may provide shelter with a view on cold and blustery winter nights, but straphangers that use the Sheepshead Bay subway station should not get used to the new bridge over the tracks between Brooklyn- and Manhattan-bound B and Q trains. Comment.
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Rape charge for Coney H.S. teacher

A Coney Island high school teacher was arrested on attempted rape charges  after he was nabbed  making lewd advances to an undercover cop pretending to be a 14-year-old girl, officials alleged. Comment.
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Olympian Oksana Baiul inspires youngsters in Coney Island

World figure-skating champion Oksana Baiul wowed the crowd with her fancy footwork and time-honored tips during an ice frolic at Abe Stark Rink in Coney Island. Comment.
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Aquarium left high & dry - Governor proposes gutting aid to BK institution

Sea life lovers in Brooklyn are hoping that, someday soon, they won’t be talking regretfully of the “one that got away.” Comment.

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