The “Luck of the Irish” has had nothing to do with the emergence of Casey O’Shaughnessy as one of the top players in the GCHSAA ‘A’ Division. She will rank second all-time on the school’s scoring list.
The GCHSAA’s cheerleading competition season wrapped up recently, with several diocesan high schools turning in impressive performances.
Following the ceremony to retire former Terriers’ standout Jeanne Zatorski’s No. 15 on Dec. 15, the No. 40 jersey of Karen Erving Schiera rose to the rafters on Feb. 9 as the women’s team battled Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, N.J., during “Karen Fest.”
St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn has opened a newly renovated athletic rental space in the campus’ St. Angela Hall.
Jordan Williams was a standout student-athlete on the court for the St. Edmund Prep H.S. boys’ basketball team and is now adjusting to a new role for St. Francis College.
After a 25-year absence, the Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens welcomed the return of basketball All-Star games.
Even at age 66, Bishop Thomas John Paprocki stills plays hockey as a goaltender in a local amateur Masters Hockey League. Fondly known as the “Holy Goalie,” the bishop uses sports as a means to focus on his ministry.
The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA), Jamaica Estates, cheerleading team finished in second place among small varsity programs in the Brooklyn/Queens GCHSAA regional championship, held Jan. 5 at Queens College, Flushing.
Former New York Knicks star John Starks joined the St. Kevin’s faithful Jan. 5 for a hoops clinic in the St. Kevin Catholic Academy gymnasium. More than 120 kids from pre-K through eighth grade learned some pointers from the Knicks fan-favorite.
Baseball Miracles, a nonprofit organization that introduces baseball and softball to economically disadvantaged children around the globe, recently visited Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, for a three-day clinic.