The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Brooklyn and Queens held its third annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony May 20 at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.
While all sports aid in the development of the body, mind and soul, swimming is the only sport that can directly save lives. In honor of National Water Safety Awareness Month, the local Swim Strong Foundation hosted its fourth annual Water Safety Awareness Day.
The local CHSAA hosted its 31st annual golf outing and Hall of Fame Dinner May 5 at the Inwood Country Club, L.I. Six new inductees made up the Class of 2016.
Brian Luebcke, a graduate of Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, was named the Skyline Conference’s Player of the Year as a member of the St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, baseball team.
The event raised over $300,000, providing scholarships to students attending Catholic grammar schools in Brooklyn and Queens.
The Basketball Old-Timers of America hosted its 57th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner May 6 at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights. Nine new members were enshrined for their basketball accomplishments.
The Fontbonne Hall Academy, Bay Ridge, varsity softball team hosted its second annual Autism Awareness Tournament ; and Brian Nash, a former all-city basketball player at Bishop Ford H.S., Park Slope, has been named the new director of basketball at IMG Academy
The number of local diocesan girls’ lacrosse teams increased three-fold. So far, the new league has provided a learning experience for the TMLA, St. Edmund Prep and Bishop Kearney teams to understand a new sport.
Here’s a look at the ongoings in sports this week in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
The GCHSAA of the Diocese of Brooklyn inducted a new 11-member class to its Hall of Fame April 21 at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach.