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Xavier rugby rumbles its way to the top but falls to Gonzaga

Xavier rugby rumbles its way  to the top but falls to Gonzaga

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  The clock wound down to zero. It had to happen eventually. The result, a 7-26 loss for Xavier High School against Gonzaga College Prep. With the loss, Xavier’s 10-game winning streak was snapped and their reign as the top-ranked rugby program in the nation came to an end. “It was an extremely […]

N.Y.U. women break out broom, sweep Ithaca, 9-0, in the Bronx

N.Y.U.’s Alison Wang tees up a serve against Ithaca College. Photo by Daniel Jean-Lubin BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  New York University’s women’s tennis team notched their second consecutive win of the season, defeating the Ithaca College Bombers, 9-0, at the Stadium Tennis Center at Mill Pond, the Bronx, on Sat., April 13. The New York […]

Violets sting Yellowjackets, net 8 wins in rout in Bronx

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  New York University’s men’s tennis team earned its second win of the season, beating the visiting University of Rochester 8-1 at the Stadium Tennis Center on Sat., April 6. The series began with N.Y.U. (2-3) taking the doubles portion, 2-1. For the N.Y.U. Violets, Harveer Bhalla and Aaron Meltzer paired up […]

In second season, ASA lax team netting lots more wins

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN | A thrilling 12-11 win over the County College of Morris Titans (4-6) on March 27 boosted the ASA Avengers men’s lacrosse team’s record to 6-3. The victory was monumental for two reasons. Freshman and Rookie of the Year candidate Joe Granata scored a career- and game-high seven goals — including the game […]

Founded on computer programming, ASA now has a top baseball program

The ASA Avengers hold their practices at Pier 40. BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  After splitting a long, hard-fought doubleheader against Brookdale Community College with a 2-1 win Sunday afternoon,  the ASA Avengers found themselves with a 12-4 record, the best start in the program’s history. When ASA’s baseball program launched at Pier 40, at W. […]

Loyola’s ‘Lion’ closes out H.S. hoops career with another title

Loyola’s ‘Lion’ closes out H.S. hoops career with another title

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN | Loyola School’s girls’ varsity basketball team recently captured their fourth straight New York City Athletic League basketball title. Leading them was team MVP senior Adriana Ilnicki. Ilnicki, 17, who was born and raised in the East Village, has suited up for Loyola School’s basketball teams all four of her years there. […]

Violets bounced at home in first round by Jersey City

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  New York University’s men’s basketball team saw their season come to an end at home in a 74-66 loss to neighbors from across the Hudson, New Jersey City University, in the quarterfinals of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Metro Championship Tournament on Wed., Feb. 27. Entering the game, the third-seeded […]

Seniors step up as N.Y.U. beats Brandeis, 59-57, in seesaw battle

Seniors step up as N.Y.U. beats Brandeis, 59-57, in seesaw battle

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  On a day meant to honor the team’s graduating seniors, New York University’s men’s basketball team survived a late surge to defeat Brandeis University 59-57 on Saturday afternoon, in the final game of the University Athletic Association regular season. The N.Y.U. Violets’ starting five seniors combined to produce a final big game […]

‘Cage’ tourney scores with players and spectators

‘Cage’ tourney scores with players and spectators

  BY SAM SPOKONY  |  Fingers start appearing between the links in the fence in the midafternoon, when the air really gets hot. Some press against the frame, supporting a body leaning in close enough to smell the action. Others fingers curl around the wire, their owner leaning back to let loose a cheer or […]

Getting around Manhattan, but not by taxi or train

Getting around Manhattan, but not by taxi or train

  BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  One way to pass a beautiful summer day in Manhattan is to swim around the island. That’s what 73 people from 10 countries elected to do around 10:20 a.m. on Sun., June 23, when they jumped into the Hudson River in Battery Park City’s South Cove and headed downriver […]

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