Posts tagged as: Sports

“Making Boats Go Fast”: Uptown Teens Learn to Row

“Making Boats Go Fast”: Uptown Teens Learn to Row

The Queens-based nonprofit Row New York is settling in at Inwood’s Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse with a new 72-member crew team.

Spanish Harlem’s Edgar Santana plots boxing comeback

Spanish Harlem’s Edgar Santana plots boxing comeback

Returning to boxing after a 2008 drug conviction, Edgar Santana is making a final bid for glory.

Harlem’s Schools Need Sports, Say Superstar Visitors

Harlem’s Schools Need Sports, Say Superstar Visitors

Famous faces came to Harlem to play soccer on Friday, but the serious matter of sports programs for deprived kids was the real agenda.

Team Taino: “The growth that I see now is amazing”

Team Taino: “The growth that I see now is amazing”

As Taino Towers looks beyond basketball, the realities of an inner-city youth program emerge.

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

After two months of practice, the Taino Towers basketball team plays against outside competition.

Team Taino: “I See Them Doing Better Than Me”

Team Taino: “I See Them Doing Better Than Me”

Two childhood friends, an entrepreneur and a work-in-progress at Taino Towers’ youth basketball program.

Team Taino: “Every Kid Here Has A Need”

Team Taino: “Every Kid Here Has A Need”

For Taino Towers’ kids, a new basketball team may be an alternative to the streets.

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Led by gym teacher Steven Sloan, students at P.S. 102 ran 50,000 miles last year, bucking East Harlem health trends.

Harlem Cheers 40,000 NYC Marathoners

Harlem Cheers 40,000 NYC Marathoners

Fans welcome athletes in the 2010 ING NYC Marathon.

Uptown Takedown: Wrestling Takes Hold in Harlem

Uptown Takedown: Wrestling Takes Hold in Harlem

At Kappa IV, a public middle school at St. Nicholas and 135th Street, wrestling is gaining traction.

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