Sports Round-Up Dec. 17

Two sisters have shown the utmost poise in the realm of sports following the sudden death of their mother.

Terriers Continue Hoops Careers as Bears in B’klyn

Playing basketball in high school under coaches Tim Leary on the boys’ side and Kerri White on the girls’ side has fully prepared these student-athletes both academically and athletically for college.

Hall of Fame Coach Is Honored by Holy Name

In his 30-year tenure as a college basketball coach, Pete Gillen racked up numerous hall of fame honors. He was recently honored here in Brooklyn by the Holy Name Foundation.

St. Stan’s Battles Breast Cancer

Over 30 CYO teams from Brooklyn and Queens entered the “Battle Against Breast Cancer” tournament. All proceeds were donated to charity organizations researching breast cancer.

Hoops Tourney Keeps Child’s Spirit Alive

From Oct. 2 to 21, Cathedral Prep and Seminary hosted the Colin Flood Hoops for Hope Memorial Basketball Tournament. Colin was an eight-year-old boy from Middle Village who passed away on June 22, 2014.

Local Girls Hoops Referees Honor Three of Their Own

On Oct. 1, Metropolitan Approved Girls Basketball Officials (MAGBO) hosted its second annual gala at The Oak Room at Buckley’s Tavern in Marine Park to honor three individuals who have made an impact through their officiating.