“We’re not girls, we’re athletes,” was engrained in my brain ever since my middle school basketball coach made us say it out loud after practice. Coach Allen would say, “You’re not girls, you’re what?” and we would shout, “Athletes!” and then head to the locker room.
After the Valentine’s Day shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas H.S. in Parkland, Fla., left 18 people dead and provided another grim reminder that school shootings are no longer rare, Msgr. McClancy Memorial H.S., East Elmhurst, decided to take security into its own hands by installing bulletproof doors.
Msgr. McClancy Memorial H.S. in East Elmhurst commissioned 16 students as Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at their All Saints/All Souls liturgy. The celebrant was Father Jose Diaz from St. Leo’s in Corona.
There’s typically a good deal of turnover among the high school coaching ranks. Between junior varsity coaches being elevated to varsity and coaches switching schools often, there are always coaches on the move. But not Nick Melito.
Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, hosted its 11th annual President’s Dinner May 5. Among this year’s honorees was Father Peter Rayder, pastor of St. Thomas More, Breezy Point.
Four members of the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, girls’ varsity basketball team will be continuing their hoops careers in college.
The Tablet asks students from around the Diocese of Brooklyn a question for the opinion section of the Youth page.
Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, is set to induct the 2017 class into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 21.
The St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, men’s and women’s basketball teams recently wrapped up a trip north of the border to Canada. The Terriers met top Canadian teams in Ottawa and Montreal during the four-day visit, Aug. 26-29.
Here is The Tablet’s Brooklyn/Queens 2017 All-Star Softball Team.