Terriers Continue Hoops Careers as Bears in B’klyn

Playing basketball in high school under coaches Tim Leary on the boys’ side and Kerri White on the girls’ side has fully prepared these student-athletes both academically and athletically for college.

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.

Hoops Tourney Keeps Child’s Spirit Alive

From Oct. 2 to 21, Cathedral Prep and Seminary hosted the Colin Flood Hoops for Hope Memorial Basketball Tournament. Colin was an eight-year-old boy from Middle Village who passed away on June 22, 2014.

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.

NYC Hoops Hall of Fame Inducts Two Johnnies

Former St. John’s University, Jamaica, basketball standouts Gus Alfieri and Jayson Williams were inducted Sept. 14 into the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the 27th annual induction dinner held at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan.

Tom Burns to Coach Xaverian’s Varsity

Just a month after longtime Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, varsity basketball coach Jack Alesi announced his retirement, the school has named a successor.

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.