Former Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, varsity football running back Justin Felder was named Northeast 10 Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season for Stonehill College, Easton, Mass.
Destiny Howell, a senior guard on the St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, girls’ basketball team, has committed to continue her hoops career at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, hosted its 31st Annual P.O. Hoban Memorial Run on Sept. 15. The 5-mile run keeps alive the memory of P.O. Christopher Hoban, ’80, who gave his life in the line of duty in 1988 at the age of 26.
Margaret Alaimo, a graduate of Stella Maris H.S., and former basketball standout at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, was named a new director of athletics and recreation at St. Joseph’s College, Clinton Hill.
The Brooklyn Cyclones, the Class A short-season affiliate of the New York Mets, won the New York-Penn League championship on Sept. 10 with a 4-3 victory over the Lowell Spinners.
Xaverian graduate Chris Alesi was recently named the new head men’s basketball coach at Manhattanville College, continuing the family tradition of hoops in the Alesi family.
On Sept. 8, St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, played Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, in their annual “Battle of the Boulevard” varsity football game. The L’il Terriers earned a 7-6 victory over the Knights.
The five Catholic high school football teams in the Diocese of Brooklyn have been gearing up all summer for the 2019 CHSFL season.
The 3-on-3 By the Sea basketball tournament is back for its sixth year in Rockaway Beach. The tournament, a fundraiser for breast cancer research, will take place Saturday, Sept. 7 in the schoolyard of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor.
Two members of the new executive board of the St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee have ties to the local GCHSAA.