After a 25-year absence, the Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens welcomed the return of basketball All-Star games.
The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA), Jamaica Estates, cheerleading team finished in second place among small varsity programs in the Brooklyn/Queens GCHSAA regional championship, held Jan. 5 at Queens College, Flushing.
Former New York Knicks star John Starks joined the St. Kevin’s faithful Jan. 5 for a hoops clinic in the St. Kevin Catholic Academy gymnasium. More than 120 kids from pre-K through eighth grade learned some pointers from the Knicks fan-favorite.
Baseball Miracles, a nonprofit organization that introduces baseball and softball to economically disadvantaged children around the globe, recently visited Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, for a three-day clinic.
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.