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.

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.

NYC Hoops Hall of Fame Inducts Two Johnnies

Former St. John’s University, Jamaica, basketball standouts Gus Alfieri and Jayson Williams were inducted Sept. 14 into the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the 27th annual induction dinner held at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan.

St. Francis Men’s Team Has Unfinished Business

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.

Sports Round-Up, Dec. 12

At this year’s Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival on Dec. 6, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) honored four legendary figures in intercollegiate athletics with lifetime achievement awards. One of those was St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, standout basketball star Dennis McDermott.

Sports Round-Up

St. Edmund Prep, Sheepshead Bay, hosted its 20th annual Tip-Off Tournament; The LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, Lady Red Hawks women’s basketball team ran a free basketball clinic

It’s Time for the Chris Mullin Era

Of course the ties to St. John’s are present, but for the five-time NBA All-Star and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, the ties to the entire Diocese of Brooklyn make this coaching homecoming that much more special.