St. Francis College has named Linda Cimino its new head women’s basketball coach. She is the 13th coach in program history.
Just a few months after the passing of legendary St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, boys’ varsity basketball coach Tim Leary, the CHSAA is now mourning the loss of another local hoops icon, Clare Droesch.
Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush, will host its annual Eugene McCarthy Memorial 5K Run/Walk Saturday, June 2 in Marine Park. The race honors the memory of Maj. Eugene McCarthy, a 1973 graduate of Nazareth who gave his life for country in 1991 during Operation Desert Storm.
The CHSAA hosted its 33rd annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony and golf outing May 10 at the Inwood Country Club. This year’s class was made up of seven deserving inductees who dedicated their lives to the local sports scene.
Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, hosted its 11th annual President’s Dinner May 5. Among this year’s honorees was Father Peter Rayder, pastor of St. Thomas More, Breezy Point.
For the 59th year, legends of the game gathered to relive their vast hoops memories. Held May 4 at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights, the dinner is a spring tradition that continues going strong.
St. Saviour’s sports teams have been an integral part of the school’s history. Even before girls played sports regularly in this country, the Pandas were ahead of their time.
Dom Scala played an integral role in the New York Yankees’ 1978 world championship season as the team’s bullpen catcher.
Four members of the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, girls’ varsity basketball team will be continuing their hoops careers in college.
The GCHSAA of the Diocese of Brooklyn inducted a new 11-member class to its Hall of Fame April 19 at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach.