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Repetition and preparation are the tenets Will Gregory espouses on the court. There is no disruption in his training regimen which has him  up and running at the Riverdale Y before 8 a.m. A barrage of his shots fall without hesitation, but not without the helping hand of a passer and rebounder whose best title is “dad.” more
Just before Tom Konchalski had passed away in February 2021 at 74, Barry “Slice” Rohrssen ensured he was there for his confidant of over 45 years. His heart ached and emotions swarmed, but he also felt something deeper tugging away. He wanted a permanent reminder of Konchalski. More specifically, he wanted a foundation named for his friend. more
For the entire offseason, the Manhattan College men’s soccer team has thought about their loss to Iona in the semifinals of the MAAC Tournament. On Aug. 24, the page flips to the 2023 season with a road matchup at Holy Cross. more
A group of pickleball players strike a pose as they met up at the newly installed court at Riverdale Playground Aug. 8 to celebrate National Pickleball Day. Lisa Wainberg, at far left, and Luisa Beltran show their exuberance for the new pickleball court on West 237th Street. more
Apparently, local elected and cricket leagues are not the only ones opposed to Mayor Eric Adams’ proposed temporary 34,000-seat cricket stadium on the parade ground of Van Cortlandt Park to host the 2024 T20 Cricket World Cup. more
It has been a whirlwind of a couple months for Irma Garcia. Now that the dust has finally settled, it is time to go to work at Manhattan College as the school’s interim athletics director. more
It started with a Texas rodeo that has continued in and out of the Mile High City of Colorado. The next stop is Seattle for Brendan Krebs’ budding Premier Lacrosse League career. That’s par for the course in a traveling league where there are no home teams. more
The city’s parks department was joined by cast members of the Broadway musical ‘Wicked,’ the Broadway Green Alliance, Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and park volunteers last week to clean up and repaint the WPA-era Van Cortlandt Park stadium on Broadway in greater Riverdale. more
The top young running stars around the country descended on Des Moines, Iowa, for the 2023 AAU Junior Olympics July 29-Aug. 5. For 8-year-old June Henry, one of Riverdale’s own, the stars aligned for a sixth-place finish in the 800-meter Under-8 event. more
History with an exclamation point sums up the title-winning run for the Nigeria women’s basketball team at the 2023 AfroBasket tournament. more
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