Kerri Gallagher, a graduate of Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst, who grew up in St. Francis de Sales parish, Belle Harbor, will be hard at work the next few months attempting to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Becky Hammon, a six-time WNBA All-Star who spent eight seasons with the New York Liberty, was featured Sept. 21 as part of the Thomas J. Volpe Lecture Series at St. Francis College Brooklyn Heights.
Runners took part Sept. 19 in the annual Major Eugene McCarthy Memorial 5K Race, hosted by Nazareth R.H.S. in Marine Park.
The New York City Basketball Hall of Fame hosted its 26th annual induction ceremony Sept. 16 at the New York Athletic Club, Manhattan.
St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, will host its 20th annual Tip-Off Tournament to ring in the Catholic Youth Organization basketball season.
Legendary basketball referee Dick Bavetta was one of 11 new Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductees.
Christina Bellero, a freshman on the St. John’s University, Jamaica, women’s soccer team, was named the Big East Conference Offensive Player and Rookie of the Week.
It’s finally time for another high school football season here in the Diocese of Brooklyn. But right from the start, this season has already taken on a different feel, especially at St. Francis Prep in Fresh Meadows.
Larry Medina has been named athletic director at Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst. He will also serve as the head cross-country coach.
St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst, always has parents assist with parish sports. But one parent has quite the baseball past.