For the 32nd summer, St. Francis de Sales parish, Belle Harbor, hosted its summer classic basketball tournament, which wrapped up Aug. 19.
After 21 seasons, Xaverian H.S. head varsity basketball coach Jack Alesi announced his retirement. His career includes plenty of accolades, but the relationships are what he will most remember.
The Basketball Old-Timers of America hosted its 57th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner May 6 at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights. Nine new members were enshrined for their basketball accomplishments.
After another exciting season of GCHSAA hoops action, here are the 2016 Brooklyn/Queens girls’ high school basketball all-stars. The stats and pertinent information were provided by the leagues’ coaches.
After another exciting season of CHSAA hoops action, here are the 2016 Brooklyn/Queens boys’ high school basketball all-stars. The stats and pertinent information were provided by the league’s coaches.
The Msgr. McClancy M.H.S., East Elmhurst, girls’ basketball team has continued its historic season, with a 62-32 victory over Sacred Heart H.S., Yonkers, N.Y., in the State Catholic Championship.
The Msgr. McClancy junior varsity boys’ basketball team won this year’s city championship with a 49-35 victory over Msgr. Farrell H.S., Staten Island.
Lauren Duggan, the point guard and a co-captain of the Pandas varsity team, became the first player in school history to reach the 1,000-point mark as a junior. She accomplished the feat Feb. 5 in the team’s final home game of the season, a non-league matchup against St. Vincent Ferrer, Manhattan.
Local college hoops teams took part in the annual “Swish For Kids” basketball classic at St. Ephrem’s parish, Dyker Heights, for children battling cancer and those who have completed their treatment.
The St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted their first-ever “Play 4Kay” doubleheader on Jan. 30 at The Hill Center.