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M.A.T. bests I.S. 289 in crosstown showdown

BY KAITLYN MEADE  |  A nine-year basketball rivalry between two Downtown middle schools culminated in the season’s final showdown between the Manhattan Academy of Technology and I.S. 289. “It’s a big rivalry,” said eighth grader Daniela Zirpolo, an M.A.T. Dragons’ team captain, and the only varsity player to be on the team since sixth grade. […]

Warts and not quite all Comeback kids quest for victory, redemption REVIEWS BY SCOTT STIFFLER KLITSCHKO Documentary. 112 minutes. Directed by Sebastian Dehnhardt. In German, English, Ukrainian (with English subtitles). When two six-foot-six Ukrainian boxers talk (and win, then lose and then win), people listen — even if they have to read subtitles. That these […]

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