Swish for Kids

Swish For Kids Classic Provides Needed Break (with video)

At the Swish for Kids Classic, the men’s basketball teams from St. Francis College and the College of Mount St. Vincent put on a clinic for children battling cancer and those who have completed their treatment.


A Giant from St. John’s

The St. John’s University men’s basketball team team honored former baseball standout Joe Panik, who won the 2014 World Series as a member of the San Francisco Giants.

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CHSAA BQ Sectional Track Results

High school track and field teams from the Diocese of Brooklyn were well represented Jan. 25 at the indoor CHSAA NY/BQ sectional finals held at the Armory, Manhattan. Click here for results.

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Youth Boxing Ring Is a Knockout for NYPD

NYPD police sergeant Pat Russo helps run a string of youth boxing rings in New York City that serve as safe havens in some tough neighborhoods.

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CYO Swim Champs Crowned

CYO held its annual boys swimming championships Jan. 10 at the Eisenhower Park Aquatic Center.

(Photo by Jim Mancari)

Diocesan Flavor to Xavier’s Icemen

Many hockey players at Xavier High School in Manhattan hail from the Diocese of Brooklyn, and that has fueled a rivalry with Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge.

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Niagara Hoops Court Named for Brooklyn Coach

The basketball court at Niagara University – Frank Layden’s alma mater and one of his many coaching destinations – was re-named to honor him and his wife Barbara.

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McClancy Honors Coach Donald Kent

The Msgr. McClancy M.H.S., East Elmhurst, community came together Jan. 10 to honor longtime varsity basketball coach Donald Kent, who stepped down from his post prior to this season. A jersey with the No. 343 – Kent’s total number of wins – will hang from the rafters in the school gym. Several of Kent’s former […]

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St. Joe’s Brooklyn Has a Court of Its Own

St. Joseph’s College has a new state-of-the-art multipurpose gymnasium. The 40,000-square- foot Hill Center – named after the college’s recently retired president Sister Elizabeth Hill, C.S.J. – is now open.

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Molloy Softball Star Signs with Columbia

Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, varsity softball player Alexandra Yule has committed to play softball at Columbia University, Manhattan. The senior pitcher/shortstop earned a spot on the 2014 Tablet All- Star softball team and won the Molloy Coaches’ Award last season.