Former Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, varsity basketball standout Rawle Alkins made his NBA debut on Dec. 17 with the Chicago Bulls.
Renowned sports journalist Brandon Tierney is a fixture on CBS Sports Radio, living the dream by talking sports. Turns out his athletic career came right here in the Diocese of Brooklyn at Good Shepherd parish.
As part of its annual winter tradition, Msgr. McClancy H.S. hosted the 37th Brother Arnold Memorial Basketball Tournament Dec. 7-8. It was quite the successful weekend for the host Crusaders.
The St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, men’s water polo team finished third at this year’s Northeast Water Polo Conference championship tournament.
Frank Rienzo, the former track coach at Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, died on Nov. 3 at age 85.
Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, honored longtime varsity baseball coach Nick Melito with a retirement party Oct. 20 at the school.
Though he’s no longer physically with us, longtime St. Francis Prep basketball coach Tim Leary’s basketball legacy is being carried on in the Diocese of Brooklyn through his two grandsons: Aidan and Jack Leary.
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.
Former Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, girls’ basketball legend Sue Bird was part of the Seattle Storm team that won this year’s WNBA championship, a three-game sweep of the Washington Mystics.
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.