Junior Journalism Archive

Below are articles written by New York Sports Connection’s team of junior journalists. For more information on the Junior Journalism Program and/or if you are interested in being a junior journalist click here. If you are interested in mentoring one of the junior journalists contact Aaron Finkel at aaron@newyorksportsconnection.com


Junior Journalism: PSAL Trainer Shares Tips on Preventing Injuries, Increasing Strength

The PSAL’s new athletic coordinator helps athletes and coaches learn about injuries and how to prevent them.

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Junior Journalism: Local Coach Outlines Importance of Winter Baseball Workouts

Opening day is coming up. What should young baseball players do to be ready?

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Junior Journalism: New Program Aims to Prevent Youth Sports Injuries, Focuses on ACL

Manhattan’s Hospital for Special Surgery has launched a new program aimed at reversing the trend of athletes getting hurt.

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Junior Journalism: Choosing a Field Position in Soccer

Striker? Midfielder? Fullback? What are the differences and what skills are needed for each position?

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Junior Journalism: The Best Skiing in NY – The Harlem Hills?!

No snow? No problem! Ski Harlem introduces roller skiing to NYC youth.

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Junior Journalism: Play Like a Girl: The Rise of Girls Basketball in New York City

Basketball has always been popular in NYC, now girls are getting in on the fun.

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Junior Journalism: Girls Athletics Program Works to Raise Self Esteem

Dynamo Girl, based on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, aims to empower girls ages five and up through physical activity.

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Junior Journalism: JCC Swim Coach Gets The Most Out of Her Athletes

This native Long Islander comes from a family of long-distance swimmers.

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Junior Journalism: Osgood-Schlatter Is a Pain in The… Knee!

By Baird Johnson, Anastasia Hanifin, a high school student and ballet dancer in NYC, first noticed the knee pain when she was 12.  For her, […]

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Junior Journalism: Considering Travel Sports? Here’s What to Know

NYC has many opportunities for young athletes to get involved with travel sports. One of our teen reporters discusses what makes travel sports different.

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