McClancy Grad Named Cubs Hitting Coach

Msgr. McClancy H.S. graduate Anthony Iapoce was recently named the hitting coach of the Chicago Cubs. The 45-year-old spent the past three seasons as the hitting coach for the Texas Rangers.

Sports Round-Up Nov. 17

Frank Rienzo, the former track coach at Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, died on Nov. 3 at age 85.

Roasting and Toasting a St. Francis Legend

This past June, Dennnis McDermott retired after 17 years as the director of alumni relations at his college alma mater, St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights. The campus on Remsen Street will not be the same with the “Face of St. Francis” roaming around.

Sports Round-Up Nov. 3

The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, varsity tennis team won its second straight GCHSAA state championship on Oct. 19 with a victory over St. Anthony’s H.S., South Huntington, L.I.

‘Dig Pink’ Games Support Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and pair of local high school girls’ volleyball programs dedicated this month to supporting the cause.

Sports Round-Up Oct. 27

Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, honored longtime varsity baseball coach Nick Melito with a retirement party Oct. 20 at the school.

Terriers New Coach Brings Faith to Court

New St. Francis College women’s basketball coach Linda Cimino is relying on her Catholic faith to help her lead the team as she prepares for the start of her first season in Brooklyn

Sports Round-Up Oct. 20

The St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, and Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, varsity football teams squared off Sunday, Oct. 14 in this year’s version of the “Battle of the Boulevard.”

Coach’s Grandsons Carry On His Basketball Legacy

Though he’s no longer physically with us, longtime St. Francis Prep basketball coach Tim Leary’s basketball legacy is being carried on in the Diocese of Brooklyn through his two grandsons: Aidan and Jack Leary.