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.
St. Francis College has named Linda Cimino its new head women’s basketball coach. She is the 13th coach in program history.
For the 59th year, legends of the game gathered to relive their vast hoops memories. Held May 4 at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights, the dinner is a spring tradition that continues going strong.
The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens will host its annual Hall of Fame Mass, dinner and induction ceremony June 1 at the Immaculate Conception Center.
With all the rumblings surrounding corruption in college basketball and the NCAA in general, this year’s NCAA Tournament has been a breath of fresh air in the form of Sister Jean from Loyola University Chicago.
In her first season at St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, guard Kelly O’Donnell was named the Skyline Conference’s Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Year.