Jason Myers, a California native who played football at Marist College, is coming to the metropolitan area with the Jacksonville Jaguars when they meet the New York Jets on Sunday.
Myers, a kicker, is 7 for 8 in field-goal attempts this season with his long being 45 yards and is 8 for 9 on extra points.
Myers, 24, is in his third season with the Jaguars and is 60 for 72 in his field-goal tries with a career-long 58-yard field goal over his career.
Myers played at one of the country’s largest Catholic high schools — Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of two former Marist football players currently competing in the NFL, the other being Miami Dolphins defensive end Terrence Fede of Nyack.
Cardinal Spellman High School graduate Chris Manhertz is still looking for his first pass reception of the season when his Carolina Panthers play the New England Patriots on the road this Sunday.
Manhertz, who played collegiate basketball at Canisius College in Buffalo, is in his second season with the Panthers.
CYO New York has two upcoming cross country runs scheduled over four days.
The CYO Fall Foliage Classic will be held Thursday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The first race, featuring runners in grades 6-8, is at 4:15 p.m., followed by run for children in K-2 at 4:17 p.m. and runners in grades 3-5 at 4:27 p.m.
The CYO Villa Maria Invitational is scheduled for Sunday at Villa Maria Academy in the Bronx (K-2 at 1 p.m., grades 3-5 at 1:15 p.m. and grades 6-8 at 1:30 p.m.).
Click here to see results of last Saturday’s CYO Indian Summer races.
There are five unbeaten football teams in the Catholic High School Football League of Metropolitan New York through the first three weeks of the season.
In AAA League, Archbishop Stepinac and Msgr. Farrell are 3-0. Cardinal Hayes is 2-0.
In AA League, Fordham Prep and Kellenberg are 3-0.
Click here to see the scoreboard with results and upcoming games.
Click here for the standings.
Four CHSAA programs from the Catholic High School Football League of Metropolitan New York are ranked among the best in New York State by the NYS Sportswriters Association.
In Class AA, Archbishop Stepinac (2-0) and Cardinal Hayes (1-0) are ranked 13th and 18th, respectively. St. Anthony’s of Long Island is 24th.
In Class A, Fordham Prep (2-0) is ranked 21st.
CYO New York is holding its CYO Indian Summer cross country meet at Van Cortlandt Park on Saturday beginning at 11:15 a.m.
On Sunday, CYO is holding a cross country clinic with instructor Dan Doherty, longtime coach at Pearl River High School in Rockland County.
Click here to learn about the weekend’s events.
Fordham Prep and Holy Cross are playing Saturday at Fordham University in a battle of unbeaten teams in the Catholic High School Football League of Metropolitan New York’s AA League standings.
Fordham Prep and Holy Cross are both 2-0 and share first place with Kellenberg Memorial, which opposes St. John the Baptist on Saturday night.
Click here for the complete schedule and results.
Click here for the updated standings.