2012-08-31 / Sports

Basketball Gathering For Rockaway Old-Timers



The Rockaway Old-Timers hosted their annual reunion basketball game on Saturday, July 28 at Bayswater Park. The game consisted of former and present Rockaway residents who gathered to play on the basketball court. This year’s honorees include Ron Hooks of Far Rockaway High School fame, and also Angel “Angelo” Garcia, who is an athlete and a famous music promoter of R&B blues groups. The players were divided up into the East vs. West squads. After a momentary rain delay, the game resumed with the West defeating the East team 45-37. The high scorers included Mel Baskih from the West team and “Skinny Bob” from the East team. The Rockaway Old-Timers hosted their annual reunion basketball game on Saturday, July 28 at Bayswater Park. The game consisted of former and present Rockaway residents who gathered to play on the basketball court. This year’s honorees include Ron Hooks of Far Rockaway High School fame, and also Angel “Angelo” Garcia, who is an athlete and a famous music promoter of R&B blues groups. The players were divided up into the East vs. West squads. After a momentary rain delay, the game resumed with the West defeating the East team 45-37. The high scorers included Mel Baskih from the West team and “Skinny Bob” from the East team.

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