Family Hoops Tradition Stays Strong for Alesis

Xaverian graduate Chris Alesi was recently named the new head men’s basketball coach at Manhattanville College, continuing the family tradition of hoops in the Alesi family.

Sports Round-Up Sept. 14

On Sept. 8, St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, played Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, in their annual “Battle of the Boulevard” varsity football game. The L’il Terriers earned a 7-6 victory over the Knights.

Sports Round-Up Sept. 7

St. John’s University, Jamaica, will host a Dribble for the Cure event, Sept. 21.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 31

The 3-on-3 By the Sea basketball tournament is back for its sixth year in Rockaway Beach. The tournament, a fundraiser for breast cancer research, will take place Saturday, Sept. 7 in the schoolyard of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 24

Two former members of the St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, men’s basketball team are continually their professional careers overseas.

St. John’s Joe Panik Back in Queens

It’s fitting that infielder Joe Panik, the newest member of the New York Mets, actually played a game at Citi Field before the Mets themselves.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 17

The sixth annual Catholic Youth Organization Boys’ Summer Basketball League concluded on in late July, with the championship games being played at Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst.