Sports Round Up Aug. 19

The nonprofit organization Baseball Miracles, which introduces baseball and softball to economically disadvantaged children around the globe, held a free clinic Aug. 2-3 in New Orleans.

Prep’s Battaglia Honored by Alma Mater Rutgers

Marco Battaglia’s legacy at Rutgers University, Piscataway, N.J., is well known among the college football community. And now, that legacy will be on prominent display at the university’s newly renovated football complex.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 5

St. John’s University, Jamaica, fencing alumnus Daryl Homer won not one but two gold medals at the Pan-American Championships in Montreal in mid-June.

Sports Round-Up June 24

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.

Sports Round-Up June 3

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.

Loughlin Star Will Coach Oklahoma State

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.

Sports Round-Up May 20

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.

Sports Round-Up May 6

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.

5K Honors Memory of B’klyn Assemblywoman

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.

Sports Round-Up March 11

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.