Longtime St. John’s University, Jamaica, head baseball coach Joe Russo died on May 26 at the age of 74 following a lengthy illness.
Two Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, varsity basketball student-athletes will be continuing their hoops careers at the collegiate level.
For the 60th year, the Basketball Old-Timers of America gathered for its annual dinner and Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Brooklyn on May 3.
Two St. Francis Prep graduates shared a special moment during a May 2 event for St. John’s Bread and Life.
Louis Lombardi, a graduate of St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, picked up his first victory on the mound as a member of the St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, baseball team.
History was made at St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, as senior basketball player Allison Ryan took part in the school’s first-ever National Signing Day.
Chris Mullin has resigned from his head coaching post after four seasons leading the St. John’s Red Storm.
Kelly O’Donnell, a sophomore on the St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, women’s basketball team, was selected to the D3hoops.com All-Region Second Team.
Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, captured the varsity hockey league ‘A’ Division title with a two-game sweep of Kellenberg Memorial H.S., Uniondale, L.I.
Father Richard Rock, C.M., is the campus minister for athletics at St. John’s. As a Vincentian, he weaves the college’s mission of serving the poor into his daily interactions with the Red Storm student-athletes.