Following the ceremony to retire former Terriers’ standout Jeanne Zatorski’s No. 15 on Dec. 15, the No. 40 jersey of Karen Erving Schiera rose to the rafters on Feb. 9 as the women’s team battled Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, N.J., during “Karen Fest.”
St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn has opened a newly renovated athletic rental space in the campus’ St. Angela Hall.
Jordan Williams was a standout student-athlete on the court for the St. Edmund Prep H.S. boys’ basketball team and is now adjusting to a new role for St. Francis College.
After a 25-year absence, the Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens welcomed the return of basketball All-Star games.
Even at age 66, Bishop Thomas John Paprocki stills plays hockey as a goaltender in a local amateur Masters Hockey League. Fondly known as the “Holy Goalie,” the bishop uses sports as a means to focus on his ministry.
The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA), Jamaica Estates, cheerleading team finished in second place among small varsity programs in the Brooklyn/Queens GCHSAA regional championship, held Jan. 5 at Queens College, Flushing.
Former New York Knicks star John Starks joined the St. Kevin’s faithful Jan. 5 for a hoops clinic in the St. Kevin Catholic Academy gymnasium. More than 120 kids from pre-K through eighth grade learned some pointers from the Knicks fan-favorite.
Baseball Miracles, a nonprofit organization that introduces baseball and softball to economically disadvantaged children around the globe, recently visited Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, for a three-day clinic.
St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands, celebrated the holiday season as it always does – by hosting the annual Msgr. King Basketball Tournament from Dec. 26-30.
Former Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, varsity basketball standout Rawle Alkins made his NBA debut on Dec. 17 with the Chicago Bulls.