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Basketball

November, 2018

Jamaica

St. John’s men’s hoops off to strong start

The St. John’s men’s basketball team has seen early positives in its 2-0 start to the 2018-19 season. Comment
Chris Mullin is set to begin his fourth season as head coach of the St. John’s men’s basketball team. Comment

July, 2018

Flushing-born NBA hoops star leaves Knicks for Pacers

Kyle O’Quinn’s NBA homecoming is over. Comments (1)
Corona

Former Corona hoops star is NBA bound

Former Kentucky guard Hamidou Diallo, a Corona native who starred for John Bowne High School, had a whirlwind of a night during the 2018 NBA Draft. Comment

Queens College coaching legend to be featured on ‘Power Women of Queens’ TV program

Queens Public Television chose former Queens College basketball coach Lucille Kyvallos to be featured on their “Power Women of Queens” program airing next month. Comments (2)

June, 2018

Although the middle school athletes from George J. Ryan MS 216 in Fresh Meadows fell short of their goal to capture the citywide middle school basketball championship trophy, the smiles that broke out on their faces as they received their runner-up medals and trophy revealed that they are CHAMPS. Comment

Former Cardozo hoops star joins Knicks coaching staff

A former Cardozo High School basketball player will be returning to New York, not as a player, but as a coach. Comment

April, 2018

Molloy can’t hold late lead in loss to Regis

The Molloy baseball team failed to right the ship against Regis, falling to 2-6 on the season after dropping a closely contested game under the bright lights in the Bronx, 4-3. Comments (2)

March, 2018

Benjamin Cardozo High School basketball coach Ron Naclerio is grieving over one of his former players who was shot to death outside of a bar in Wichita, Kan., Sunday. Comments (1)

St. John’s star named to All-Big East first team

In the midst of his best collegiate season, St. John’s men’s hoops star Shamorie Ponds earned a spot on the All-Big East first team. Comment
St. Francis Prep’s first-year coach Jim Lynch, hoped that his young guards would be able to stand up to the constant defensive pressure of Scanlan. But the Crusaders’ constant pressure eventually took its toll on the Terriers, resulting in a 74-60 Scanlan victory in the CHSAA Intersectional first-round playoff game. Comment

February, 2018

Fresh Meadows

Legendary St. Francis Prep basketball coach dies

Legendary St. Francis Prep Basketball coach Tim Leary, 73, died last week after battling gallbladder cancer. Comment
Cardozo basketball coach Ron Naclerio knew that before he could begin to think about winning his fourth NYC PSAL Basketball Championship, his team would have to accomplish their goal of capturing the 2018 PSAL Queens Borough Championship. Comment
The St. John’s men’s basketball team continued its surprising turnaround, defeating Marquette, 86-78 Saturday after shocking No. 1 Villanova, 79-75 just three days earlier. The impressive victories come after the Red Storm defeated then-No. 4 Duke to snap an 11-game losing streak and bumped up their record to 13-13 (2-11 in conference) on the season. Comment
Friday night’s game between Archbishop Molloy and Christ the King was a matchup that New York City basketball fans have been waiting for all season, and it certainly lived up to expectations. Comment
What does forward Kayla Charles hope to accomplish during her time with the St. John’s University Red Storm? Comment
The Christ the King boys’ basketball team has shown a knack for overcoming obstacles this season and did so again Friday, defeating Holy Cross 68-55 at William J. O’Meara Memorial Gym without the presence of head coach Joe Arbitello, who missed the game with a flu. Comment

January, 2018

Flushing

Knights’ losing streak extends to three

The Queens College men’s basketball team’s losing extended to three when the Knights fell to Daemen College 81-70 Sunday in an ECC match in Flushing. Comment

St. John’s women’s hoops extends winning streak to five

The St. John’s women’s basketball team continues to roll, earning its fifth straight victory by dispatching Villanova, 70-64, Sunday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena. Comment

St. John’s Prep earns hard-fought tournament win

Participation in the Hoopers NY Martin Luther King Challenge provided head coach Mike LoCascio an opportunity to get his St. John’s Prep girls’ hoops team some much-needed game experience, as the Red Storm overcame a long fourth-quarter scoreless drought to defeat Woodlands Senior High School of White Plains, 49-38, at Harry S. Truman High School in the Bronx. Comment
Flushing

Christmas on the hardwood

The 13th Annual Queens Jam Christmas Classic returned to John Bowne High School. Comment

Molloy boys’ hoops falls to All Hallows

Last week’s intersectional basketball game between Archbishop Molloy and All Hallows was a rematch of last year’s playoff classic, won by Molloy. The Gaels, with clutch free throw shots and tough defensive play, held off Molloy to earn a 69-62 victory, at the Gauchos Gym in the Bronx. Comment

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