Bravo Wins 3 Events

Antonio Bravo of Iona Prep Lower School took first place in three events to lead competitors in the first Upstate CYO Track and Field meet of the season.

Bravo won the 200-meter dash, 29.76 seconds; 1,600, 5:42.89; and javelin, 105 feet, 2 inches.

The next meet is Sunday, May 5 at Albertus Magnus High School.


Basketball Camp in Orange County

Orange County CYO is offering a boys basketball camp for players entering grades four through eight at John S. Burke High School in Goshen, July 8-11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Space is limited to the first 100 registered players. Registration is $95 per child.

Contact Adam Kless for more information at (845) 721-1995 or

Plans for a girls basketball camp are being finalized and an announcement will come soon.


Cardinal Dolan Attending Catholic Education Night at Dutchess Stadium

Cardinal Dolan will be attending Catholic Education Night at Dutchess Stadium June 17.

The evening invites students from Archdiocese of New York Catholic schools and parish religious education programs to participate in a number of events during a New York-Penn League baseball game between the Hudson Valley Renegades and Lowell Spinners.

The Renegades are offering a special giveaway in honor of Cardinal Dolan’s visit.

Click here to learn how tickets can be purchased and how students can register to participate in events.



Cardinal Hayes’ Toussaint Named Class AA State Player of the Year

Cardinal Hayes High School senior Joe Toussaint was named the Class AA State Co-Player of the Year with Long Island Lutheran’s Andrew Curbelo by the New York State Sportswriters Association.

Toussaint averaged 20.2 points per game for Cardinal Hayes.

Listed below are state honorees from Catholic high schools in the archdiocese:


R.J. Davis, Archbishop Stepinac, first team; Gary Grant, St. Raymond, second team; Chris Clancy, St. Peter’s, third team; Mike Green, Mount St. Michael, third team; Jaylen Muyrray, Cardinal Hayes, fourth team; Matthew Mayers, Msgr. Scanlan, sixth team; Liam Murphy, St. Peter’s, ninth team; Kobe Brea, Msgr. Scanlan, 10th team; Adrian Griffin, Archbishop Stepinac, 10th team


Nick Johnson, All Hallows, first teamAnthony Clemenza, Msgr. Farrell, fourth team; Josiah Chandler, La Salle Academy, eighth team; Cameron McGrath, Albertus Magnus, 12th team


Joe Manfredi, Regis, third team


First State Softball Polls Released

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its first state softball poll of 2019, one that included four Catholic schools from the archdiocese.

Here is the list:

Class AA: 3-Moore Catholic-CHSAA, 19-St. Joseph by-the-Sea-CHSAA

Class A: 19-Our Lady of Lourdes-NYSPHSAA

Class B: 19-Albertus Magnus-NYSPHSAA


Iona Prep Grad Enters NBA Draft

Iona Prep grad Ty Jerome announced on Instagram that he’s forgoing his senior season at the University of Virginia to enter the 2019 NBA Draft.

One week earlier, Jerome finished with 16 points, eight assists and six rebounds to help Virginia beat Texas Tech in overtime for the NCAA Division I title.

Jerome, an All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team pick, averaged 13.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and an ACC-high 5.4 assists per game.

Click here to see Jerome’s Instagram message.