Msgr. McClancy H.S. graduate Anthony Iapoce was recently named the hitting coach of the Chicago Cubs. The 45-year-old spent the past three seasons as the hitting coach for the Texas Rangers.
Frank Rienzo, the former track coach at Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, died on Nov. 3 at age 85.
The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, varsity tennis team won its second straight GCHSAA state championship on Oct. 19 with a victory over St. Anthony’s H.S., South Huntington, L.I.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and pair of local high school girls’ volleyball programs dedicated this month to supporting the cause.
Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, honored longtime varsity baseball coach Nick Melito with a retirement party Oct. 20 at the school.
The St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, and Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, varsity football teams squared off Sunday, Oct. 14 in this year’s version of the “Battle of the Boulevard.”
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.
The Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, girls’ varsity basketball team attended this year’s WNBA Inspiring Women Luncheon in New York City on Sept. 25. The event recognizes individuals who have blazed new paths on the court, in the boardroom and in the community.
St. Michael’s Catholic Academy’s Recess Choir sang the National Anthem at Citi Field prior to David Wright’s final game in a New York Mets uniform on Sept. 29.
St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn senior Denise Trerotola and junior Valentina Velez Valencia make up the Bears pairing in first tennis doubles. Trerotola played at St. Saviour H.S., while Velez Valencia played at rival Bishop Kearney H.S.