Source: flickrized/FlickrIs your kid the next Roger Federer or Anna Kournikova? They could be, and now there are free programs at local schools to help them get there. The New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) organization launched their free community tennis summer programs for kids earlier this month,
Source: Washington RedskinsBETWEEN THE LINES: It’s time for the National Football League to tackle inappropriate team names, with the Washington Redskins being the most provocative. Though most public opinion polls confirm only a small minority of Americans consider the name objectionable, the lingering matter warrants earnest deliberation from the
The New York Junior Tennis & Learning Spring Community Tennis Program will start next Monday, May 13, at PS 249 (The Caton School, 18 Marlborough Rd. between Church and Caton). The NYJTL program offers free after school tennis instruction to kids ages 5-18 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 3-6pm.
Another reason to love Kensington: watching Brooklyn Prospect Charter’s lacrosse team take advantage of the open field at Greenwood Playground. That, and realizing teens wake up for an early morning practice. One Brooklyn Prospect student said lacrosse is, in effect, their school’s only athletic extra-curricular. The school is
Players from the Chernomorets Soccer Club accept their award (Source: First Chernomorets USA)The Brighton Beach-based Chernomorets Soccer Club wrote to us, boasting of their latest achievement: their players once again emerged victorious at the New York Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League Championship in the under-16 category. “Every year we
Source: Slitterfin via Wikimedia CommonsOpen-water long distance swim races have become popular throughout New York. Yesterday, a group of open-water swimmers concluded the last leg of a 120 mile multi-stage race in the Hudson River. The “8 Bridges Hudson River Swim is the world’s longest open-water race. It runs
Football? Puh-lease. Wrestling? Forget it. Now, water boiler repair… there’s a sport! William E. Grady Career and Technical Education High School played host to the 7th annual Service and Installation Student competition, in which students studying Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) gathered together with inspection managers and heating