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.
The Public High Schools Athletic League in New York is known for producing top-notch basketball teams and players. However, it turns out not every school is lucky enough to have its own home court. So in Bensonhurst, a local Catholic parish has opened its doors.
Young men who play sports in high school are always convinced of one thing: No matter how long it’s been since they’ve graduated, they still got plenty of game!
Walk into Msgr. King Hall at St. Thomas Aquinas parish, Flatlands, and you will immediately see that the parish’s sports association has done a fine job in keeping alive the many basketball memories of the past. And from Dec. 26 to 30, a new chapter of that storied history was written in the form of this year’s Msgr. King Basketball Tournament.
St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands, will host the 47th annual Msgr. King Basketball Tournament Dec. 26-30.
Every new season for St. Francis brings the hope that this will be the year the team makes “The Big Dance.” And with the memories of how last season ended still fresh in their minds, the Terriers have some unfinished business to take care of.
During this time of year, we all take a step back and realize the countless blessings we have in our lives. And for a group of young athletes, their method of giving thanks was the sport of basketball at The St. Thomas Aquinas Sports Association’s Giving Thanks Basketball Classic.
A look at the happenings around the Diocese of Brooklyn in the world of high school sports, especially right around fall championship season.