Frank Rienzo, the former track coach at Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, died on Nov. 3 at age 85.
This past June, Dennnis McDermott retired after 17 years as the director of alumni relations at his college alma mater, St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights. The campus on Remsen Street will not be the same with the “Face of St. Francis” roaming around.
The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, varsity tennis team won its second straight GCHSAA state championship on Oct. 19 with a victory over St. Anthony’s H.S., South Huntington, L.I.
Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, honored longtime varsity baseball coach Nick Melito with a retirement party Oct. 20 at the school.
New St. Francis College women’s basketball coach Linda Cimino is relying on her Catholic faith to help her lead the team as she prepares for the start of her first season in Brooklyn
The Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, girls’ varsity basketball team attended this year’s WNBA Inspiring Women Luncheon in New York City on Sept. 25. The event recognizes individuals who have blazed new paths on the court, in the boardroom and in the community.
St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn senior Denise Trerotola and junior Valentina Velez Valencia make up the Bears pairing in first tennis doubles. Trerotola played at St. Saviour H.S., while Velez Valencia played at rival Bishop Kearney H.S.
Tom Dewey, the longtime cross-country/track and field coach at Fordham University, the Bronx, will be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame on April 27, 2019.
Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, enjoyed a “King-sized” surprise on Sept. 4 when Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James visited the school.
St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights has named its first-ever head coach in the history of its new women’s soccer program.