Nazareth Coach Relives Memories of NFL Draft

Dozens of college football players will finally achieve their lifelong dream of playing professional football. For one local former athlete, the memories of the 1989 NFL draft are still crystal clear.

Sports Round-Up April 21

The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens will host its annual Hall of Fame Mass, dinner and induction ceremony June 1 at the Immaculate Conception Center.

Rusty Remembered as Ambassador to Game

The Catholic baseball star Rusty Staub passed away on Opening Day. He enjoyed a 23-year career with the Houston Colt .45s/Astros, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers.

Sister Jean, Breath of Fresh Air

With all the rumblings surrounding corruption in college basketball and the NCAA in general, this year’s NCAA Tournament has been a breath of fresh air in the form of Sister Jean from Loyola University Chicago.

Sports Round-Up April 14

The Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, girls’ basketball team reached the No. 1 spot in the country, as ranked by USA Today Sports.

Priests Offer Prayers for the Mets, Yanks

To ring in the baseball season, Father Bill Sweeney (Mets) and Father Kevin Sweeney (Yankees) offer their takes on their respective favorite teams.

Sports Round-Up April 7

Just in time for the start of baseball season, Good Shepherd parish, Marine Park, held its annual “Baseball Bash” to celebrate the start of a new campaign.

St. Kevin’s Welcomes NFL Pros for Clinic

The St. Kevin’s Youth Guild held a football clinic March 17 featuring two former NFL players: punter Sean Landeta of the New York Giants and wide receiver Wesley Walker of the New York Jets.

Sports Round-Up March 31

The Catholic Youth Organization boys’ basketball season wrapped up with the following teams winning diocesan titles.