High School Sports

Thursday, March 31, 2011

High School Sports

Top that: Nazareth caps historic season with ‘AA’ Federation title

The rise of the fallen is complete for Apache Paschall and his team. This time last year they were without a school when St. Michael Academy closed, only to find a new home and bring back to it a Federation title. Comment.
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Nazareth’s Jones caps career with stellar performance

Tiffany Jones didn’t have your typical pregame warm up for a 6-foot-3 forward. The Syracuse-bound senior didn’t take a free throw or a layup, just shots from 3-point range. Her final shot was a halfcourt heave that fell well short. Comment.
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Naz coach breaks down after tumultuous year ends with Federation title

Apache Paschall left his team’s celebration, wandered slowly over to the end of the bench and sat down. All alone, while the Lady Kingsmen hugged and clapped and cheered, the Nazareth coach bowed his head and cried. Comment.
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Senior-laden Midwood set to reclaim PSAL boys lacrosse crown

Midwood has tasted defeat more than it would have liked the last two seasons. Comment.
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Midwood’s ‘magical’ season comes to close as turnovers do in Hornets

In running through the PSAL to its first boys basketball city championship in 43 years, Midwood relied on two specific assets: Avoiding mistakes and having the best player on the floor. Comment.
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No. 5: Young Madison relying on pitching in beefed-up division

Vinny Caiazza has been described as the White Knight of Brooklyn baseball. Caiazaa defending the borough’s reputation is as much a spring tradition as halter tops and sandals. Comment.
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The High comes up dry in ‘AA’ semifinal loss to Mount Vernon

Boys & Girls strengths in winning back-to-back PSAL Class AA city titles has been its depth of scoring options and pressure defense. Comment.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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Brooklyn’s finest: Midwood claims first crown in 43 years

The buzz is the Hornets are champions! Comment.
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PSAL Brooklyn A softball preview: Bushwick building off successful seasons

Pitcher Kayla Hill will be counted on to lead James Madison to the PSAL championships again this year. Comment.

Monday, March 28, 2011

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Playoff awakening has Jones, Naz at top of their game

Maybe Tiffany Jones was conserving her energy during the regular season. Maybe she just wasn’t motivated enough watching Nazareth easily handle most teams it came across in the year’s first 3-1/2 months. Whatever it was, it had coach Apache Paschall saying that as much has he loved his star forward she was “asleep” most of season. Comment.
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Defending champion James Madison has Hill to climb

Jeff Meltzer almost fell out of his chair. A few weeks ago, he logged onto PSAL.org to look at his James Madison softball team’s roster for this season. There he saw senior windmiller Kayla Hill’s name on the inactive list. Comment.
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CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens softball preview

Ginny Peiser plans on wearing her proverbial hard hat this season. Comment.

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