Sports Round-Up Nov. 14

St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, enjoyed two recent championships. The boys’ varsity cross-country team won this year’s CHSAA Brooklyn-Queens championship, while the girls’ varsity tennis team captured the Nassau-Suffolk league title.

Former Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) basketball player Patrick Kearney died Nov. 2. He played CYO hoops for St. Mary Gate of Heaven, Ozone Park, and earned a full scholarship to St. John’s University, Jamaica. He also spent time coaching basketball at Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, next to legendary coach Jack Curran.

Blast from the Past

The Los Angeles Dodgers recently won their first World Series title since 1988. Seen here, St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, varsity baseball coach and Alumni Director Brother Robert Kent, O.S.F., congratulates 1988 Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda.