Terriers New Coach Brings Faith to Court

New St. Francis College women’s basketball coach Linda Cimino is relying on her Catholic faith to help her lead the team as she prepares for the start of her first season in Brooklyn

Sports Round-Up Oct. 20

The St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, and Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, varsity football teams squared off Sunday, Oct. 14 in this year’s version of the “Battle of the Boulevard.”

Coach’s Grandsons Carry On His Basketball Legacy

Though he’s no longer physically with us, longtime St. Francis Prep basketball coach Tim Leary’s basketball legacy is being carried on in the Diocese of Brooklyn through his two grandsons: Aidan and Jack Leary.

Sports Round-Up Oct. 13

The Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, girls’ varsity basketball team attended this year’s WNBA Inspiring Women Luncheon in New York City on Sept. 25. The event recognizes individuals who have blazed new paths on the court, in the boardroom and in the community.

‘Dem Bums’ Memories Live On for Brooklyn Priest

Father James Devlin, pastor emeritus of Good Shepherd parish, Marine Park, can still recall his memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers defeating the mighty New York Yankees in the 1955 World Series.

Sports Round-Up Oct. 6

St. Michael’s Catholic Academy’s Recess Choir sang the National Anthem at Citi Field prior to David Wright’s final game in a New York Mets uniform on Sept. 29. 

Rivals Become Teammates on St. Joe’s Tennis Team

St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn senior Denise Trerotola and junior Valentina Velez Valencia make up the Bears pairing in first tennis doubles. Trerotola played at St. Saviour H.S., while Velez Valencia played at rival Bishop Kearney H.S.

Sports Round-Up Sept. 29

Tom Dewey, the longtime cross-country/track and field coach at Fordham University, the Bronx, will be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame on April 27, 2019.

O’Neill Siblings Guide Eagles to Soar

Four of the eight O’Neill siblings from St. Columba in Marine Park will be coaching sports this year at St. Edmund Prep H.S. in Sheepshead Bay.

Sports Round-Up Sept. 22

Former Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, girls’ basketball legend Sue Bird was part of the Seattle Storm team that won this year’s WNBA championship, a three-game sweep of the Washington Mystics.