basketball

NYC Hoops Hall of Fame Inducts Two Johnnies

Former St. John’s University, Jamaica, basketball standouts Gus Alfieri and Jayson Williams were inducted Sept. 14 into the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the 27th annual induction dinner held at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan.

Holy Cross emerged victorious over St. Francis Prep in the Battle of the Boulevard game on Sept. 11. Photo © Jim Mancari

Blvd. Battle Highlights Opening Day of CHSFL

For the first time in over 40 years, something appeared missing at the traditional “Battle of the Boulevard” football game featuring Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, and St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows.

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Gold Medal Ties Trace Back to McAuley HS

Phyllis Francis, a 2010 graduate of the now-closed Catherine McAuley H.S., East Flatbush, recently captured a gold medal in the women’s 4×400-meter relay at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games.

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Wind Up and the Pitch

Steve Aiello, a production assistant at NET-TV, threw out the first ball at the Brooklyn Cyclones game on Aug. 25.