Orioles Star CF Rises Above Racist Taunts

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.

Sports Round-Up May 20

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.

Hoops Old-Timers Still Talk Plenty of Game

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.

Eugene McCarthy

Sports Round-Up May 13

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.

Sports Round-Up May 6

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.

Loughlin Lions Roar on the Rugby Pitch

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.

Swim Strong Dives In to Combat PTSD

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).

Sports Round-Up April 22

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.