For the past 28 years, the Xaverian H.S. community in Bay Ridge has engaged in an autumn tradition by coming together in mid-September to honor the memory of a hero.
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.
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.
Devon Cajuste, a former football standout at Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, signed on as a member of the Green Bay Packers’ practice squad.
Following an undefeated regular season in 2015, the Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, varsity football team is set to build upon last year’s success.
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.
Steve Aiello, a production assistant at NET-TV, threw out the first ball at the Brooklyn Cyclones game on Aug. 25.
Xaverian H.S. in Bay Ridge has gone co-ed for the upcoming school, year, meaning a host of girls’ sports are set to start up at the school.
For the 32nd summer, St. Francis de Sales parish, Belle Harbor, hosted its summer classic basketball tournament, which wrapped up Aug. 19.
There’s a nun in Queens who has been saying her prayers every day for her favorite team, the New York Mets.