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Tom Burns to Coach Xaverian’s Varsity

Just a month after longtime Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, varsity basketball coach Jack Alesi announced his retirement, the school has named a successor.

Jack Alesi, left, recently retired as head varsity basketball coach at Xaverian H.S. He is pictured with his son and assistant coach Chris Alesi.

Xaverian’s Jack Alesi Hangs Up Clipboard

After 21 seasons, Xaverian H.S. head varsity basketball coach Jack Alesi announced his retirement. His career includes plenty of accolades, but the relationships are what he will most remember.

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Xaverian Names Girls’ Volleyball Coach

Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, announced that Marie McGoldrick-Raico has been named the school’s girls’ volleyball coach as it prepares to go co-ed this fall.

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Tablet Names Diocesan Girls HS Softball Stars

With another competitive season of GCHSAA softball in the books, here’s a look at The Tablet’s 2016 All-Star Team. Special thanks to the league’s coaches for submitting nominations.

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Tablet Names Diocesan CHSAA Baseball Stars

With another competitive season of CHSAA baseball in the books, here’s a look at The Tablet’s 2016 All-Star Team. Special thanks to the league’s coaches for submitting nominations.

Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello and honored guest Judge Patricia DiMango, who appears on the TV court show Hot Bench, present a check for $100,000 from the CYO Golf Outing to CYO director Rob Caldera and Carlos Rafael Moerson, representing New York City Football Club. (Photo © Rita Damato)

CYO Golf Outing Is Better Than Par

For the past seven years, the diocesan Office of Parish Giving and Annual Catholic Appeal have hosted the CYO Golf Classic to benefit the athletic and spiritual needs of the youth of the diocese.

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Sports Round-Up: CYO Results

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) wrapped up its spring sports season with the diocesan championships in baseball, softball and soccer. Here are the complete results from all three sports.

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Race Honors Nazareth Alumnus’ Sacrifice

Maj. Eugene McCarthy made the ultimate sacrifice 25 years ago. The 1973 graduate of Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush, was the first Brooklyn casualty of the 1991 Gulf War.

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Victorious Kingsmen

The Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush, varsity baseball team captured the CHSAA ‘A’ division title with two wins over Msgr. Scanlan H.S., the Bronx.