Staten Island’s high school baseball seniors will get one last chance to play against each other during a Autism Awareness Fundraiser at the College of Staten Island’s complex on July 28. The event, which begins at 7 p.m., pits a team of private school players (Monsignor Farrell, Moore Catholic, St. Joseph by-the-Sea, St. Peter’s) against […]
It was Christmas in June for junior golfers at the 20th annual Dr. Theodore A. Atlas CYO Grammar School Golf Championships on Thursday at the Silver Lake Golf Course. The beloved Tom Conway, who passed away four years ago, was one of the main reasons the golf event was restarted many years ago, and he considered […]
Even those of us firmly rooted in the sports world understand that there are some things more important – and more useful – than turning a double play or running a fast break. And more important to society. Like acquiring a variety of other forms of knowledge, for instance. And the arts.
After all the records and titles and successes, both large and small, Al Paturzo is packing it in as the driving force behind Susan Wagner High School’s football program. The winner of six PSAL city crowns has already said he won’t be on the sidelines next season, and the school administration has yet to announce […]
Michael Ayaboafa is a natural fighter. The Clifton resident has climbed the ranks at the Atlas Cops & Kids Boxing Club gym since the age of 14. And he’s shown the same perseverance in the classroom, where the New Dorp HS senior will soon be graduating with a full academic scholarship in tow to Dickinson […]
Pat Russo, former NYPD narcotics detective, wants to open another boxing gym, this one in Brownsville, where there has been a recent uptick in street violence. “As somebody said to me, ‘Kids are killing each other in Brownsville because they have nothing else to do,’” says Russo. “We want to offer boxing as a way to […]