Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said a group of fans directed derogatory taunts at him and even threw a bag of peanuts toward him during a recent game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Two Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, senior girls’ hoops players, Kaitlyn Stenz and Kim Soriano, are all set to continue their education and basketball careers in college.
The Old-Timers hosted its 58th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner May 5 at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights. Five new members – of which four were products of the local CHSAA – were enshrined for their basketball accomplishments as they joined the list of over 200 deserving inductees.
The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Brooklyn and Queens will host its fourth annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony Friday, June 2, at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.
About 500 former ballplayers do not receive MLB pensions since they retired prior to 1980. However, at least for one, just getting something from the league is good enough.
Jim Harbaugh, head football coach for the University of Michigan, presents Pope Francis with a team football helmet during the pope’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican April 26.
The Bishop Loughlin Lions are members of the Metropolitan Division-III League of Rugby New York. Slowly but surely, the team has been coming into its own on the pitch.
The local Swim Strong Foundation, founded by former St. Sebastian, Woodside, CYO swimming coach Shawn Slevin, has begun a program to help veterans battle post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Twin brothers Charlie and Ryan Neuweiler developed a special bond from their days playing T-ball all the way through to now starring on the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, varsity baseball team.
Jack Alesi, the former varsity boys’ basketball coach at Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, was inducted April 1 into the school’s athletic hall of fame.