Local Baseball Coaches Receive Sandlot Awards

St. Francis Prep varsity baseball coach Brother Robert Kent and Xaverian varsity baseball coach Frank Del George received outstanding coaching honors from the Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Alliance.

Sports Round-Up Dec. 8

Longtime New York Mets lefty closer John Franco was the guest of honor Dec. 6 at the third annual Italian American Baseball Foundation dinner at Carmine & Sons, Williamsburg.

TMLA Hoops All-Americans Team Up at Notre Dame

Former stars Danielle Patterson and Jordan Nixon from The Mary Louis Academy are back together again on the court for the University of Notre Dame. Both were All-Americans in high school.

Sports Round-Up Dec. 1

The St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, men’s water polo team finished third at this year’s Northeast Water Polo Conference championship tournament.

Trainer Gives All Athletes ‘Power’ to Change Lives

Since a young age, Rebecca Power has had a passion for sports and fitness. She’s now a certified personal trainer of all athletes, including those who have physical and developmental disabilities.

Sports Round-Up Nov. 24

The Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, girls’ varsity and junior varsity basketball teams continued their tradition of attending Mass together on Nov. 11 at Corpus Christi Church, Woodside.

McClancy Grad Named Cubs Hitting Coach

Msgr. McClancy H.S. graduate Anthony Iapoce was recently named the hitting coach of the Chicago Cubs. The 45-year-old spent the past three seasons as the hitting coach for the Texas Rangers.

Sports Round-Up Nov. 17

Frank Rienzo, the former track coach at Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, died on Nov. 3 at age 85.

Roasting and Toasting a St. Francis Legend

This past June, Dennnis McDermott retired after 17 years as the director of alumni relations at his college alma mater, St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights. The campus on Remsen Street will not be the same with the “Face of St. Francis” roaming around.