Sports Round-Up June 24

St. John’s University, Jamaica, had three players selected in this year’s MLB draft. The Chris Carrino Foundation for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy) has embarked on a cross-country bicycling journey.

Orioles Star CF Rises Above Racist Taunts

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said a group of fans directed derogatory taunts at him and even threw a bag of peanuts toward him during a recent game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Major Leaguers Hold Clinic at St. Kevin’s

The St. Kevin’s parish, Flushing, Youth Guild hosted its eighth annual baseball clinic with the pros March 25 in the school gymnasium at St. Kevin Catholic Academy.

Sports Round-Up March 18

The New York Mets have welcomed the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Brooklyn and Queens to its Future Stars Program.

Gold Medal Ties Trace Back to McAuley HS

Phyllis Francis, a 2010 graduate of the now-closed Catherine McAuley H.S., East Flatbush, recently captured a gold medal in the women’s 4×400-meter relay at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games.