Feb. 22 marks the 40th anniversary of the memorable “Miracle on Ice,” when the U.S. hockey team defeated the Soviet Union.
John Woods, who coached varsity basketball and baseball at Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, for 38 years, died on Feb. 1 at the age of 84. He was a member of the Xaverian and CHSAA Halls of Fame.
After 24 seasons, Ed Blankmeyer resigned as the St. John’s baseball coach to manage the Brooklyn Cyclones
St. John’s University, Jamaica, baseball product Joe Panik signed a minor-league deal this offseason with the Toronto Blue Jays.
NBA Hall of Famer Bernard King put on a basketball clinic for the youth of St. Kevin parish.
St. John’s University inducted eight outstanding individuals into its Athletics Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2020 on Jan. 18-19.
The GCHSAA will host its Hall of Fame induction ceremony April 2 at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach. Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m., with dinner and the ceremony to follow.
For the second time in league history, the GCHSAA has released diocesan girls’ varsity All-League teams for its fall sports seasons. Congratulations to the following student-athletes for earning the honor.
New Mets manager Carlos Beltran will turn to his vast baseball pedigree as well as his faith in his new role.
The girls’ volleyball program at St. Edmund Prep H.S. partnered with the Side Out Foundation to coordinate a series of “Dig Pink” events to raise funds and support the cause during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.