Catching Up with Tower Pizza’s Tony Seruto and Muralist Jonas Never

muralBy Andy Hui

In the 1980’s, the highly successful television sitcom, Cheers, opened its show with an immediately recognizable theme song about the neighborhood bar, “where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came.  You want to be where you can see, the troubles are all the same, you wanna be where everybody knows your name.”  For every city, town, and hometown in America, there lies a watering hole, bar, or restaurant that fits the Cheers theme song perfectly and in Westchester, that establishment is undeniably Tower Pizza.





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Aquira DeCosta LMU top 2018 recruit

adAquira DeCosta, a 6-2 wing from Sacramento, California is ranked as one of the best players in nation in the 2018 class. She is the # 6 prospect overall and ranked #1 at her position. Undoubtedly DeCosta has a very long list of schools from across the nation recruiting her. Recently, she cut her this list down to 14 schools and LMU was included.

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LMU WBB stellar 2017 recruiting class

By Iron Lion

The 2017 LMU WBB recruiting class is the best in program history. Head Coach Charity Elliott and Associate Head Coach April Phillips, and the rest of the staff have put together an astounding class. There have been some really excellent players to suit up for the Lions, but this group is nothing like I have ever seen in 20 years following the women’s program.  Continue reading

Erik Johansson joins the Lions


Erik Johansson

Erik Johansson a 6-5 shooting guard from Sodertalje, Sweden has signed with LMU.

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Elizjah Scott commits to LMU

Elizjah Scott

Elizjah Scott as 6’5 SF has committed to LMU. Scott is the third  player from southern California who has committed to the Lions for the 2017 class. The recent success of recruiting local players can be attributed to assistant coach Reggie Morris, who Eric Sondheimer wrote about in the LA Times- story can be read here.

Kelvin Amayo is transferring to Loyola Marymount

Kelvin Amayo

Kelvin Amayo will transfer to LMU for sixth year of eligibility. Amayo is know has a strong and athletic defensive stopper who will bring toughness and senior leadership to the Lions.

Here  is a impressive dunk Amayo had during his time at Iona.

Zafir Williams and Ryse Williams commit to LMU

Zafir Williams, a 6-6 PF from Long Beach and Ryse Williams a 6-2 SG from Redondo beach  have committed to LMU.

Ryse Williams

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Zafir Williams

Anthony Ireland Annual Skills Academy

AI_2000Earlier this month Andy Hui had a great story about Anthony Ireland hosting a skills academy in his hometown of Waterbury, Conn. A local news station has a nice follow up story the success of the event. The story to can be accessed here.

Great to see Anthony giving back, and having such a great impact on these kids.

Gabby Green transfers to LMU

GGBy Ironlion

Congratulations are in order to LMU Women’s Head Coach Charity Elliott and her staff for landing a tremendous transfer in Gabby Green. Green recently played at California and will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting  out a year due to NCAA transfer rules. Green is certain to have an intimidate impact when she takes the floor for the Lions. Green was ranked 12 in the nation coming out of high school, was a ESPN five star recruit and also an Mc Donald’s All American.  Continue reading

Lion Great Anthony Ireland Holds 2nd Annual Skills Academy at the YMCA


By Andy Hui

Former LMU basketball standout Anthony Ireland continues to dish out assists both on and off the court after a stellar career.  After starting the season playing in Greece, Ireland concluded the 2015-16 season playing for Trefl Sopot in Poland.  Later this month, Ireland will host his second annual Skills Academy in his hometown of Waterbury, Connecticut through the Greater Waterbury YMCA.  Continue reading