Deadline Nears for CYO Discounted Tickets to Hersheypark for 2018

The April 30 deadline to place orders is approaching as CYO New York and Hersheypark are teaming up to offer CYO Friends & Family discounted tickets to the park in Pennsylvania.

CYO Friends & Family can purchase tickets for the CYO New York rate of $41.50, saving $26.30 per ticket. Prepaid meal tickets are available at $12.99 per person.

Tickets are valid for one day at the park between April 27 and Sept. 30, 2018.

Click here for more information.


Nun Run 5K Coming May 12

Twenty nuns — eight Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt and 12 Maryknoll sisters — are among the early entries for the he fourth annual Nun Run 5K on May 12 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Dominic Convent in Blauvelt.

The race, which begins and ends at St. Dominic Convent, takes runners throughout Blauvelt. Prizes will be awarded to the top-three women, men, boys and girls to finish the race.

The race fee is $32 plus a $3 sign-up fee. After May 7, the race fee increases to $35, $38 with the sign-up fee. Runners registering online may use the promo code of CATHOLICNEWYORK to receive a $5 discount.

Sponsorships are still available, too.

Click here to register and learn more about sponsorships.

PHOTO COURTESY OF SISTERS OF ST. DOMINIC — Sisters Mary Ann Collins, Terry Rickard, Dorothy Maxwell and Mary Flood, all Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvent, are shown at the 2017 Nun Run 5K. All four are entered in this year’s race.

Stepinac Baseball Rolling

The football and basketball programs won 2017-2018 state championships and now the Archbishop Stepinac High School baseball team is looking to continue this momentum.

The Crusaders bring today a 4-0 record to Staten Island to play St. Peter’s (2-1). First pitch is 4 p.m. at Mid Island Little League Fields.

Stepinac, which is coming off wins over All Hallows this week, has outscored its opponents, 25-12, this season. The Crusaders and St. Francis Prep from the Diocese of Brooklyn are the only 4-0 CHSAA teams from New York City/Westchester County.

St. Peter’s picked up recent wins over Cardinal Spellman and Moore Catholic after losing a 1-0 decision to Salesian in its season opener.




CYO Track Meet Postponed

The CYO New York track and field meet scheduled for Sunday at Mount St. Michael Academy has been postponed due to inclement weather in the forecast.

The CYO Club Program has added an open practice for Saturday, 4-6 p.m., at Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx.

Click here for the updated and to register athletes born on or after Jan. 2, 2001 and on or before Jan. 1, 2013 and within grades K-8.

Strong Start for Iona Prep Grad

Iona Prep graduate Colin Moran is off to a strong in his first full season of Major League Baseball.

The third baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates is 10 for 29 with a home run, eight RBI and a .387 on-base percentage in the early season.

Moran, the sixth overall pick by the Miami Marlins in the 2013 draft, was traded to the Pirates by the Houston Astros in the Gerrit Cole trade. He played in 16 games over the previous two season for the Astros.

Spring Track Season Starting

CYO New York’s 2018 outdoor track and field season kicks off Sunday at Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx.

Registration is at 12:30 p.m. with the meet scheduled to start at 1 p.m.

This is the first of six meets being held at Mount St. Michael, which includes the County Championships on May 20.

The Rockland CYO Invitational is May 6 at Pearl River High School and the Archdiocese Championships are being held June 10 on Staten Island.