The sports world lost a legend last weekend. Kobe Bryant was a five-time NBA champion, 18-time All-Star, two-time Olympic medalist, father of four girls — and a Catholic.
Margaret Alaimo is the new athletic director at St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn in Clinton Hill.
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.
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.
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.
For the first time in school history, The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA), Jamaica Estates, has a high school varsity basketball All-American.
Two sisters have shown the utmost poise in the realm of sports following the sudden death of their mother.
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.
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.
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.