Holy Cross Star Off to Amazin’ Start for Mets

Jaylen Palmer, who recently graduated from Holy Cross H.S., has begun his professional baseball career with the New York Mets. Of all the 30 teams that could have selected him in the MLB draft, it wound up being the franchise located just 5.4 miles from his high school.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 11

Rising junior outfielder Jose Silva, who plays baseball for Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, has made it through to the third round of the U.S.A. Baseball National Team Identification Series.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 3

Registration is open for the 25th annual “Get to the Point” 5K Run at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, Greenpoint. Presented by Broadway Stages, the race takes place Sunday, Oct. 14.

Jimmy V’s Journey Began in Corona

Coach Jim Valvano’s inspirational journey began right here in the Diocese of Brooklyn. He was born in Corona and attended St. Leo’s Elementary School.

Sports Round-Up July 28

Tom Hackimer, a graduate of Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, who played his college baseball at St. John’s University, Jamaica, continues to pursue his dream of playing Major League Baseball.

Sports Round-Up July 21

A total of 40 student-athletes from St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn winter and spring sports were named to the Skyline Academic Honor Roll.