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.
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.
The five Catholic high school football teams in the Diocese of Brooklyn have been gearing up all summer for the 2019 CHSFL season.
St. John’s University, Jamaica, will host a Dribble for the Cure event, Sept. 21.
Women’s soccer is the newest NCAA Division I sport at St. Francis College.
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.
Brooklyn Cyclones’ Wilmer Reyes prays before each game to thank God for the opportunity to play professional baseball.
Two former members of the St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, men’s basketball team are continually their professional careers overseas.
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.
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.