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.
St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights has named its first-ever head coach in the history of its new women’s soccer program.
St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, hosted its annual summer classic for the 34th year in the parish’s schoolyard.
St. Joseph’s College, Clinton Hill, has two new coaches.
“When you play on a sports team, you may be from a different culture or different background, but there you are as one.”