Hoops Tourney Honors Late Pastor’s Memory

Everyone who came in contact with Msgr. John Brown knew what a kind, caring and generous individual he was. As a result, the girls’ Msgr. King Tournament has been named in his honor.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 12

CYO wrapped up its fourth annual summer basketball league. The league provides girls’ and boys’ basketball players from third through eighth grade the opportunity to keep their skills sharp in preparation for the winter season.

Sports Round-Up June 3

The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens hosted its annual girls’ volleyball diocesan championships May 13 at Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, and May 20 at St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing.

Sports Round-Up Dec. 17

Two sisters have shown the utmost poise in the realm of sports following the sudden death of their mother.

Free Hoops Tickets to Garden for CYO Teams

CYO is offering free tickets for the upcoming first annual Under Armour Reunion basketball tournament Dec. 12 at Madison Square Garden. Auburn takes on Boston College at 6:30 p.m.

Hall of Fame Coach Is Honored by Holy Name

In his 30-year tenure as a college basketball coach, Pete Gillen racked up numerous hall of fame honors. He was recently honored here in Brooklyn by the Holy Name Foundation.

St. Stan’s Battles Breast Cancer

Over 30 CYO teams from Brooklyn and Queens entered the “Battle Against Breast Cancer” tournament. All proceeds were donated to charity organizations researching breast cancer.

Local Girls Hoops Referees Honor Three of Their Own

On Oct. 1, Metropolitan Approved Girls Basketball Officials (MAGBO) hosted its second annual gala at The Oak Room at Buckley’s Tavern in Marine Park to honor three individuals who have made an impact through their officiating.

Xaverian’s Jack Alesi Hangs Up Clipboard

After 21 seasons, Xaverian H.S. head varsity basketball coach Jack Alesi announced his retirement. His career includes plenty of accolades, but the relationships are what he will most remember.