McClancy Grad Named Cubs Hitting Coach

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.

Sports Round-Up Nov. 17

Frank Rienzo, the former track coach at Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, died on Nov. 3 at age 85.

Sports Round-Up Nov. 3

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.

‘Dig Pink’ Games Support Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and pair of local high school girls’ volleyball programs dedicated this month to supporting the cause.

Sports Round-Up Oct. 27

Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, honored longtime varsity baseball coach Nick Melito with a retirement party Oct. 20 at the school.

Sports Round-Up Oct. 20

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.”

Coach’s Grandsons Carry On His Basketball Legacy

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.

Sports Round-Up Oct. 13

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.

Sports Round-Up Oct. 6

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. 

Rivals Become Teammates on St. Joe’s Tennis Team

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.