John Woods, who coached varsity basketball and baseball at Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, for 38 years, died on Feb. 1 at the age of 84. He was a member of the Xaverian and CHSAA Halls of Fame.
The St. Francis College men’s basketball team honored the great Al Inniss by retiring his No. 19 jersey during halftime of a game earlier this season.
St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, recently recognized 76 student-athletes who achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average during either the spring or fall semester of 2019.
After 24 seasons, Ed Blankmeyer resigned as the St. John’s baseball coach to manage the Brooklyn Cyclones
St. John’s University, Jamaica, baseball product Joe Panik signed a minor-league deal this offseason with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Congratulations to the varsity bowling team from Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst, for winning this year’s city championship.
St. John’s University inducted eight outstanding individuals into its Athletics Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2020 on Jan. 18-19.
Men’s volleyball is the newest Division I sport for the St. Francis College Terriers athletics program.
The GCHSAA will host its Hall of Fame induction ceremony April 2 at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach. Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m., with dinner and the ceremony to follow.
St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, is set to begin its inaugural season of men’s volleyball. In its first-ever match, the team travels to Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn., on Jan. 10.