Sports Round-Up Feb. 6

Leslie “Les” Pinder, an honorary member of the St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, Class of 1959, died peacefully from natural causes on Jan. 15.

Sports Round-Up Jan. 30

Kyle Flood, a graduate of St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, has joined the coaching staff of University of Texas, Austin, new head football coach Steve Sarkisian.

Kobe Bryant Relied on Catholic Faith to See Him Through Tough Personal Times

As the world mourned the loss of basketball great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others killed in a tragic helicopter crash Jan. 26, many recalled how Bryant gave much credit to his Catholic faith for seeing him through the bad times and strengthening his marriage and family.