O’Neill Siblings Guide Eagles to Soar

Four of the eight O’Neill siblings from St. Columba in Marine Park will be coaching sports this year at St. Edmund Prep H.S. in Sheepshead Bay.

Sports Round-Up Sept. 22

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.

Cajuste Still Hanging On to NFL Dreams

In the first episode, I happened to recognize a familiar name on a player’s jersey: “Cajuste.” Local CHSFL fans surely remember the name of former Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, standout Devon Cajuste, who played his college football at Stanford University, Calif., and spent time in training camp with the San Francisco 49ers and as a member of the Green Bay Packers’ practice squad.

Sports Round-Up Sept. 15

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.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 25

Nazareth R.H.S., East Flatbush, basketball alum Darnell Williams was inducted into the Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, Hall of Fame this summer.

Holy Cross Star Off to Amazin’ Start for Mets

Jaylen Palmer, who recently graduated from Holy Cross H.S., has begun his professional baseball career with the New York Mets. Of all the 30 teams that could have selected him in the MLB draft, it wound up being the franchise located just 5.4 miles from his high school.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 11

Rising junior outfielder Jose Silva, who plays baseball for Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, has made it through to the third round of the U.S.A. Baseball National Team Identification Series.