“We’re off to a good start with this new coaching staff,” said Adama Aja, a middle blocker on Hofstra’s volleyball team.
Although the first round of the WNBA playoffs was pretty simple—only one of four match-ups going to three games—the conference finals have been much more competitive.
It’s been a tough stretch for the New York Liberty.
“It was important that the players have a good game under their belts so they know that if they play with that kind of energy [they can win],” said New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer after the team defeated the Washington Mystics 81-64 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon.
For the 23rd consecutive year, St. John’s University track and field was represented at the NCAA championships. The 4x400-meter relay team finished 23rd at the NCAA East Regional, and thrower Danette Hinton capped off a tremendous senior season with a 29th-place finish (out of 48 competitors) in the hammer throw.
St. John’s senior sprinter Corrine Williams is collecting memories, souvenirs and lots of photos
A nonstop downpour didn’t dampen the spirits of five high school seniors during Monday night’s Figure Skating in Harlem gala at Trump Rink in Central Park, their final night with the program that has been an integral part of their lives since elementary school.
St. John’s guard Aliyyah Handford scored 27 points to keep the game alive, but the Red Storm’s first-round victory in the NCAA Tournament came down to Briana Brown’s 3-pointer.
Eight Division I women’s basketball teams from the New York-New Jersey area are headed into postseason play, and four are headed to the NCAA Tournament.
“I consider myself to be an ambassador of this sport,” said Ralph Green, 36, who competed in alpine skiing at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, last week. “You have great camaraderie amongst competitors