2013-08-09 / Sports

Rockaway Old Timers Reunion


Smiles and Awards: The Rockaway’s seasoned players came together for the 5th Annual Rockaway Old Timers Reunion basketball game. Smiles and Awards: The Rockaway’s seasoned players came together for the 5th Annual Rockaway Old Timers Reunion basketball game. The 5th Annual Rockaway Old Timers Reunion game was held at Bayswater Park on Saturday, July 27th. Organizers Robert Shabazz and Al ‘Sugar Bear’ Jackson hosted this year’s event.

The first reunion game was held in 2008, organized by founders Shabazz and Kevin Young.

The game brings together former and current Rockaway residents.

The Old Timers played a spirited game of basketball. The West Team bested the East Team by 51-37.

High honors went to Sean Thorpe with 25 points.

MVP honors went to old-timer Bob ‘Skinny Bob’ Thorpe with 20 points. Thorpe was also a previous MVP recipient.

As always the Old Timers players are looking forward to next year’s game.





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