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.
St. Joseph’s College, Clinton Hill, has two new coaches.
Coach Jim Valvano’s inspirational journey began right here in the Diocese of Brooklyn. He was born in Corona and attended St. Leo’s Elementary School.
A total of 40 student-athletes from St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn winter and spring sports were named to the Skyline Academic Honor Roll.
St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, will be adding two new varsity sports to the fold in the next few years. Men’s volleyball and women’s soccer are set to be the school’s newest NCAA Division I programs.
Three local baseball standouts were selected in this year’s MLB draft. Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, senior shortstop Jaylen Palmer was chosen by the hometown New York Mets in the 22nd round.