Just like the Mets’ farm club takes the borough of Kings by storm each summer, another Brooklyn Cyclones’ team has garnered the attention of the local softball world.
Frank Carbone, the athletic director and longtime women’s basketball and softball coach at St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, has announced that he will step down from coaching duties starting this upcoming season.
Tears of despair have evolved into tears of joy for New York Met Wilmer Flores in recent weeks as he’s become a sort of folk hero, making the most of what seems like a second chance in N.Y.
Former Kansas City Royals team captain Mike Sweeney, a practicing Roman Catholic ballplayer, was inducted Aug. 15 into the Royals’ Hall of Fame.
More than 350 teenage boys clad in different-colored football jerseys sat on the grass at Cincinnati’s Mount St. Mary’s Seminary with rosaries in hand for a SportsLeader Rosary Rally, a unique event that brings high school football players from different teams together to pray before the Blessed Sacrament.
For the second straight summer, the New York City All-Star Sports Group hosted the Borough Cup baseball tournament featuring youth teams from all over the five boroughs.
Jerusalem is hot, especially in the gym of the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Bilingual School for Jewish Arab Education. Jerusalem is tense, too, with jolting violence this summer over dismantled settlement homes, gay rights and a brutal attack on a Palestinian family.
The New York Mets drafted St. John’s and former Archbishop Molloy star Tom Hackimer, but he has chosen to return to school to wrap up his degree.
For two months each summer, the St. Francis schoolyard is the place to be. More than 1,000 boys and girls ages five through 18 compete on 90 teams, making the classic one of the largest basketball leagues in the city.
During this spring’s high school baseball and softball season, Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, and The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, teamed up for a fundraising campaign to support Sunrise Day Camp in Wyandanch, L.I.