Sports Round-Up Oct. 28

Aaliyah Lewis, a graduate of both St. John’s University, Jamaica, and Bishop Ford H.S., Park Slope, recently began her professional basketball career with Forssan Alku, a professional team based in Finland.

Solly Walker Paved the Way for Future Johnnies

Solly Walker, the first black player in St. John’s history, will be honored Oct. 22 at El Caribe Country Club, Mill Basin, by the Brooklyn U.S.A. Athletic Association, a community-based organization established in 1974 to help improve the quality of life for youth in Central Brooklyn.

Flag Football Takes On Whole New Meaning

In continuing a practice started last year by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, NFL players have kneeled, raised their fists or engaged in what many have called disrespectful behavior during the playing of the national anthem before games.

Sports Round-Up Oct. 14

Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, is set to induct the 2017 class into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 21.

New York Baseball Coaches Clinic Dec. 10

Anthony Iapoce, the hitting coach of the Texas Rangers, will be hosting the inaugural New York Baseball Coaches Clinic on Dec. 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Division Avenue H.S., Levittown, L.I.

Calling All NFL Fans

Calling all sports fans, especially NFL fans! Recently, pre-game national anthem protests have garnered as many media headlines as the games themselves. I would like to gather the thoughts of local parishioners on how they feel about these protests.

Stealing Signs Is Part of the Game, But…

What happened with the Red Sox and Yankees takes sign stealing a step further by implementing technology. This wouldn’t even be a story if the Red Sox attempted to steal signs the old-fashioned way.