Just over a year ago, James Lally took over as the athletic director at St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, and the Bears’ athletic program is experiencing an unprecedented wave of enthusiasm and success.
Raven Pitt, a senior guard on the St. Joseph’s H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, girls’ varsity basketball team, signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her hoops career at Wagner College, Staten Island.
After back-to-back Brooklyn-Queens GCHSAA ‘A’ division titles, the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, girls’ varsity basketball team knows it has a target on its back.Therefore, the team has set out to do whatever it takes this season to capture a third consecutive title.
Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, finished as the runner-up in the CHSFL varsity ‘A’ division football championships game, losing 20-18 to Cardinal Spellman H.S., the Bronx in the city title game.
It’s incredibly rare for two cross-country runners to finish with the exact same time in a race. It’s even more unusual for those two runners to be teammates. The only thing potentially even more outlandish than the above scenario would be if those same two runners to be twins. Well, believe it or not, it happened.
The fall CHSAA season came to a close with championships in several sports.
A budding sports dynasty just added the next chapter to its unfolding story: The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA), Jamaica Estates, recently captured its second New York State GCHSAA varsity tennis title within the past four years.
The St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, girls’ cross-country team had a strong showing at the recent Brooklyn/Queens championship at Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx.
On Veterans Day, we remember the brave men and women who served their country so that others could enjoy their freedom. So let’s take some time to recognize the sacrifice of 2nd Lt. Peter Chappetto, uncle of Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto.
Anthony Iapoce, the hitting coach of the Texas Rangers, will be hosting the inaugural New York Baseball Coaches Clinic on Dec. 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Division Avenue H.S., Levittown, L.I.