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.

Xaverian’s Jack Alesi Hangs Up Clipboard

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.

Hoops Old-Timers Delight in Memories of the Game

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.

The Tablet’s Girls’ HS All-Star Basketball Team

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.