Ray Martin, an assistant coach on the 1983 N.C. State men’s basketball national championship team, recalls the enduring legacy of the team’s head coach, Jim Valvano.
Sports Round-Up April 1
Moses Brown, a former high school All-American from Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, recently signed a 10- day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
Priests Have High Expectations for Mets and Yankees in 2023
New York Yankees captain Aaron Judge and New York Mets starting pitcher Justin Verlander hope to lead their respective teams back to the postseason in 2023.
Sports Round-Up March 25
The St. John’s University, Jamaica, women’s basketball team made its first NCAA Tournament appearance since the 2015- 2016 season.
St. Francis College Announces Elimination of Its Athletics Program
St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights announced that it will eliminate its Division I athletics program, effective at the end of the spring 2023 semester.
Villanova’s Top Woman Scorer Spends Summers in Breezy Point
Maddy Siegrist, who spends her summers in Breezy Point, is now the leading scorer in Villanova University basketball history.
Sports Round-Up March 18
Several GCHSAA diocesan cheerleading squads competed Feb. 18 in the state championships held at Hofstra University, Hempstead, L.I.
Xaverian Girls’ Hoops Team Runners-Up as City Champs
Xaverian’s varsity girls’ basketball team finished in second place in the GCHSAA Tier 1 city championship tournament, falling on March 4 to Msgr. Scanlan H.S.
Sports Round-Up March 11
Longtime CYO and CHSAA referee Phil McBride took part in a ceremonial jump ball before the CHSAA Brooklyn-Queens championship game to mark his 50 years of service – with this being his final season.
Local Hoops Squads Hope for a Chance at the ‘Big Dance’
Here’s how the men’s and women’s basketball teams at the two local Division I Catholic colleges stack up heading toward the annual NCAA Tournament.