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BY JUDITH STILES | Spring has finally arrived, along with a lovely smattering of city flowers that nudge everyone into a good mood. Finally. But what if the mood is broken because you suddenly get cut from your beloved soccer team? Oh, no! It usually is not so sudden and is most often preceded by […]

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BY ALBERT AMATEAU | On any fine day, a visitor to the E. Sixth St. track in East River Park is likely to find a tall, thin 63-year-old man leading a fitness class and talking up the sport of running. Two Saturdays ago, the man, Francis Bishop-Schiro, was almost beside himself about his victory, along […]

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JOEY ZANNINO | This Mon., May 9, the Greenwich Village Youth Council will kick off its first annual Spring Basketball League, a free six-week tournament in partnership with the New York Knicks. The league will host games on weekday evenings at the William Passannante Ball Field courts, at W. Houston St. and Sixth Ave. Completely free […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | It was rainy and the mercury was hitting the 30s, so it wasn’t a great day to be hitting baseballs. Nevertheless, 600 hardy Greenwich Village Little Leaguers — from T-balling tykes to 16-year-old Seniors — wearing their uniforms and toting colorful team banners, trooped onto Pier 40 last Saturday morning to kick […]

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While Will Smith was shooting a new movie, “Collateral Beauty,” on Bleecker St. last week, he dropped in at No. 9 to check out Overthrow Boxing. He struck a fighter’s stance with Daniel Coleman, Overthrow’s trainer, then did some energetic gloveless sparring with Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon, who recently won the W.B.C. superwelterweight title.   […]

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BY JACK BROWN | On Sat., March 26, at the classic venue of Webster Hall, the Garda Siochana Boxing Club of the Irish National Police Service engaged the Fire Department of New York’s Bravest Boxing Team in classic fisticuffs. The night of amateur boxing was billed the Easter Eve Uprising, in honor of the centennial of […]

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On Sat., March 26, at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St., a team of boxers from the Dublin Fire Department, the Garda Siochana Boxing Club, will square off against the New York Fire Department’s Bravest Boxing Team in a fundraiser. Dubbed the Easter Eve Uprising, the night of international amateur fistcuffs is in celebration of the […]

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BY CORIES BEARDSLEY AND DAMIEN ACEVEDO | After a long winter of indoor practices, the NYC Rush 12U team, headed by their two coaches, Corie Beardsley and Mary Beth Wallis, got outdoors last week to practice as a team. The 70-degree was not a bad way to ease outdoors in March for Manhattan’s only girls fast-pitch softball […]

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BY RICHARD KUSHNER | In an incredibly exciting game, on Wed., March 2, the Seward Park Campus boys basketball team beat John Adams, 54-51. The Grand St. Bears were down by 3 at the end of the first quarter, up by 5 at the half, down by 5 at the end of the third quarter, which […]

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BY RICHARD KUSHNER | A coach’s dream is that all his players have a great game at the same time. This is what happened last week in Seward Park High School’s first playoff game for the New York City championship versus Brooklyn’s Eagle Academy. All the Seward boys played well in the 70-66 win. The game […]

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