Radio personality Brandon Tierney, a former Catholic Youth Organization baseball and basketball player at Good Shepherd, Marine Park, is heading to WFAN along with partner and former New York Giants great Tiki Barber. Starting in January, “Tiki & Tierney” will air weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams recently played in the Chosen 1’s Invitational Tournament at Staples Center, the home of the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers.
The girls dropped a hard-fought contest, 69-52, to Sierra Canyon School, Los Angeles. The boys turned in a 51-42 victory over Fairfax H.S., Los Angeles, with the Royals’ Dwayne Pierce leading the way with 20 points.
During the tournament, Lakers superstar LeBron James sat courtside to take in the action.
The Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, girls’ varsity basketball team won its first-ever GCHSAA varsity game in program history Dec. 3. The Knights captured a road victory, 53-43, over Fontbonne Hall Academy, Bay Ridge. Sophomore Jianna Davniero led the way scoring 13 points. Senior Linet Coste added nine points and three assists, while sophomore Jamie Davniero chimed in with eight points and three assists. Junior Adrianna Caporale turned in a balanced effort with six points and six rebounds.