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.
The New York City Basketball Hall of Fame hosted its 26th annual induction ceremony Sept. 16 at the New York Athletic Club, Manhattan.
St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, will host its 20th annual Tip-Off Tournament to ring in the Catholic Youth Organization basketball season.
Jerusalem is hot, especially in the gym of the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Bilingual School for Jewish Arab Education. Jerusalem is tense, too, with jolting violence this summer over dismantled settlement homes, gay rights and a brutal attack on a Palestinian family.