Sports Round-Up Feb. 20

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Brooklyn and Queens is returning to activity with a diocesan free-throw shooting contest that will run Feb. 15-21.

Sports Round-Up Feb. 13

Longtime New York Mets lefty closer John Franco was a special guest on a Mets alumni Zoom on Jan. 27, where he answered fans’ questions and told stories about his days in orange and blue.

No Word Yet on Playing High-Risk High School Sports in NYC

Local Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) schools are feeling frustrated with the lack of communication from city officials as to if high-risk sports can be played for the remainder of the academic year. The State Department of Health (DOH) announced on Jan. 22 that high-risk sports could resume Feb. 1 — but the final decision still needs to be made by city health authorities.

Sports Round-Up Feb. 6

Leslie “Les” Pinder, an honorary member of the St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, Class of 1959, died peacefully from natural causes on Jan. 15.

Sports Round-Up Jan. 16

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its list of eligible candidates for the Class of 2021, including players and coaches with local ties.

Sports Round-Up Jan. 2-9

The Hoop Post recently released its list of the Top 25 NYC basketball players from the 1980s.

Sports Round-Up Dec. 26

The local sports community mourns the loss Patrice Jones (Halas), who grew up of in Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park, and starred on the volleyball, basketball and swimming teams at Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst.

Sports Round-Up Dec. 19

St. John’s University, Jamaica, men’s basketball sophomore Julian Champagnie is off to a roaring start for the Johnnies.