St. Francis Guard Adapts to New Role

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.

Sports Round-Up Feb. 2

After a 25-year absence, the Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens welcomed the return of basketball All-Star games.

‘Holy Goalie’ Connects Sports and Faith

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.

Sports Round-Up Jan. 26

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 Knick Starks Teaches Kids the Game

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.

Sports Round-Up Jan. 19

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.

Basketball Tourneys Highlight X-Mas Break

St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands, celebrated the holiday season as it always does – by hosting the annual Msgr. King Basketball Tournament from Dec. 26-30.

Sports Round-Up Jan. 12

Former Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, varsity basketball standout Rawle Alkins made his NBA debut on Dec. 17 with the Chicago Bulls.

Sports Round-Up Dec. 29, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019

For the first time, the GCHSAA has released diocesan girls’ varsity All-League teams for its fall sports seasons. Congratulations to the following student-athletes for earning the historic honor: