St. John’s University, Jamaica, had three players selected in this year’s MLB draft. The Chris Carrino Foundation for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy) has embarked on a cross-country bicycling journey.
The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens hosted its annual girls’ volleyball diocesan championships May 13 at Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, and May 20 at St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing.
Mike Boynton, a graduate of Bishop Loughlin H.S., Fort Greene, was recently named the 20th head coach in program history for the Oklahoma State University (OSU), Stillwater, Okla., men’s basketball team.
Two Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, senior girls’ hoops players, Kaitlyn Stenz and Kim Soriano, are all set to continue their education and basketball careers in college.
Jim Harbaugh, head football coach for the University of Michigan, presents Pope Francis with a team football helmet during the pope’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican April 26.
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, in partnership with St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Cooperation, sponsored the Eileen C. Dugan Memorial 5K race.
Just in time for the start of the 2017 baseball season, Good Shepherd parish held its annual “Baseball Bash” to ring in Opening Day. The CYO crowned its girls’ swimming champs.
Quentin Holmes, the senior center fielder on the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, varsity baseball team, was named a first-team pre-season High School All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
In continuing a winter tradition, St. Ephrem’s parish hosted its annual “Swish For Kids” basketball classic on Sunday, Jan. 22 in the school gymnasium.
The St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn baseball and softball teams will call the American Legion fields in Canarsie home for the 2017 season.