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Cricket Team One Of A Kind In Queens

First Posted: 08/15/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:35 PM ET


The Columbia Journalist:

When the spring sports season began last year at John Adams High School in Ozone Park, Queens, Thakur Singh, then a junior, was planning to join the baseball team. Singh, who had lived in Guyana and Antigua until the age of eight, already played in two local cricket leagues and wanted to branch out.

Then one day Alex Navarrete, one of John Adams High's coaches, stopped Singh in the hallway and told him about the cricket team being formed at the school. "He told me, 'You're going to be my captain,' " Singh recalled.

Read the whole story: The Columbia Journalist


Filed by Jessica Gusman  |