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Furies beat Cowgirls, 14-7, in cross-town clash

Furies beat Cowgirls, 14-7, in cross-town clash

Lady Furies putting on eye black before the game to help cut glare. Hey, it might have helped — they didn’t make a single error! In an exciting East-meets-West softball showdown, the Lower East Side’s Lady Furies topped the Greenwich Village Little League Cowgirls last Saturday. The marathon five-inning game lasted a full two hours, and […]

The Soho Kid: He could have been a contender

The Soho Kid: He could  have been a contender

Joey Goodwin sported a bloody nose and blood-spattered T-shirt after a sparring session while training for the Golden Gloves. BY PASHA FARMANARA  |  Soho resident Joey Goodwin lives two lives. By day, he’s the creative director at men’s clothing label Unruly Heir and Good Days Marketing. But, by night, he’s the Soho Kid, representing his […]

Tana’s 15 not enough as N.Y.U. Violets edged by streaking Bears

Tana’s 15 not enough as N.Y.U. Violets edged by streaking Bears

BY DANIEL-JEAN LUBIN  |  New York University’s men’s basketball team lost a tight contest in their final, regular-season, home game against conference powerhouse Washington University-St. Louis at the Coles gym, on Mercer St., on Sunday. In the 79-75 loss, senior guard Ryan Tana scored a team-high 15 points to go along with a pair of […]

Rec director keeps the leagues running, and the games on time

Rec director keeps the leagues running, and the games on time

Bill Lynch, second from left, giving Richard Guevara, third from left, of the Police Athletic League, and his staff, Luis DeLeon, far left, and Jasmin Lawrence, far right, an appreciation plaque for their support for Lynch’s youth programs. Photo by Pasha Farmanara BY PASHA FARMANARA  |  As a referee, coach and league manager for 30 […]

Gontikas goes gonzo on M.C.L.A. as Violets win third straight in rout

Center Costas Gontikas scored a career high in N.Y.U.’s win against M.C.L.A. BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  The New York University men’s basketball team picked up its third win of the season after an 83-62 victory over the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts on Sat., Nov. 23, at home, at Coles Sports Center, at Mercer and […]

The Adventures of an Underemployed Urban Elf

The Adventures of an Underemployed Urban Elf

Photos by George Courtney Flask loaded and ready for fun: Jurgen Munster, Cheyenne Picardo, George Courtney and Rev. Jen (clockwise). Free cable at Bellevue, $5 Mini Golf at Pier 25, movies and more! BY REV. JEN  (revjen.com)  |  As many of us know, unemployment is only awesome if you are a rich person who has chosen […]

‘He was always about the kids’; Tourney honors late park manager

‘He was always about the kids’; Tourney honors late park manager

Photo by Daniel Jean-Lubin Mika and LES went at it in the Tom Boston Memorial Classic championship. BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN | Although Tom Boston is no longer with us, his legacy of supporting youth sports continues. The fourth annual Tom Boston Memorial Classic wrapped up on the courts of the Hamilton Fish Recreational Center last Wednesday […]

G.V.L.L. and Harlem go head to head on Memorial Day

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN | The third annual Downtown Little League Memorial Day Tournament was three days of action-packed games, with all-star rosters from four Little League programs from across the city. Fielding teams for two age groups — 9 to 10 and 11 to 12 — Downtown Little League, Peter Stuyvesant Little League and Harlem Little […]

Check it out: P.S. 41 chess team are national champs

Check it out: P.S. 41 chess team are national champs

BY A.G. BASOLI | The P.S. 41 chess team made all the right moves at Nashville’s K-12 Scholastic Chess National Tournament, a.k.a. the Supernationals V. Third graders on the Greenwich Village School chess team playing in the K-3 section became national champions at the chess über-tournament in April, snatching a dazzling, hard-fought victory from the older, […]

Former DUSC player kicks it up a notch on climb to top

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  The moment Dugan Zier laced up his first pair of cleats for the Downtown United Soccer Club at the age of 5, he knew soccer was the sport for him. “I’m never nervous during the game. It all slows down for me and I can always think clearly,” Zier said in an […]

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