Chris Manhertz, a second year NFL tight end out of Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx, caught a pass for five yards for the Carolina Panthers in a 34-27 preseason loss to the Tennessee Titans. He has two receptions for nine yards this preseason.
Caraun Reid, a fourth year NFL defensive tackle out of Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx, finished with two tackles for the Los Angeles Chargers in a 13-7 preseason loss to the New Orleans Saints. He has four tackles in two preseason games.
Manhattan College graduate Jose Carrera has hits in 11 straight games to raise his average from .156 to .253 for the Gulf Coast League Yankees East.
Carrera, signed as an undrafted by the Yankees in late June, is 21 for 83 with five doubles, one triple, one home run and 14 RBI. He has walked 11 times, giving him an on-base percentage of .361.
The Gulf Coast League is a short-season rookie league.
Msgr. Farrell High School graduate Tom Cosgrove picked up his first professional win by allowing no earned runs on three hits and striking out five over five innings for the Tri-City Dust Devils in its 4-0 Northwest League win over Everett on Aug. 18.
He threw 46 of his 67 pitches for strikes.
Cosgrove is now 1-3 with a 4.15 earned run average this season for the Dust Devils, the Class A full-season affiliate of the San Diego Padres.
Cosgrove played three seasons at Manhattan College before being drafted by the Padres in the 12th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft.
Jose Carrera has raised his batting average 84 points with his nine-game hitting streak.
During the streak, the 5-foot, 2-inch infielder is 11 for 32 to raise his overall average to .240 with four doubles, triple and nine RBI through Aug. 17 with the Gulf Coast League Yankees East, rookie level baseball. His on-base percentage is .352.
Carrera, who played four years of baseball at Manhattan College, was signed by the Yankees as an undrafted free agent in late June.
Three commissioners were appointed to lead the Rockland County CYO programs during the 2017-2018 season.
Patrick Buckley, an active Rockland County CYO member at St. Francis parish in West Nyack, was named the girls basketball commissioner. Buckley has been the girls basketball coach at Albertus Magnus High School since 2010 and is a two-time Rockland County Coach of the Year. He played boys basketball at Albertus Magnus, was named the Rockland County Player of the Year in 1993 and scored over 1,000 points in his collegiate career at Catholic University.
Joseph McGrane, varsity boys basketball coach at Xavier High School in Manhattan, is the boys basketball commissioner. McGrane played collegiately at Adelphi University on Long Island and holds a master’s degree in education from Fordham University. He is a parishioner at St. Margaret of Antioch in Pearl River.
Dan Doherty was appointed commissioner of cross country and track. Doherty, the girls cross country coach at Pearl River High School for 39 years, is a two-time national high school coach of the year and is the state’s all-time wins leader for girls cross country.
Chris Manhertz, a second year NFL tight end out of Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx, caught a pass for four yards for the Carolina Panthers in a 27-17 preseason win over the Houston Texans.
Caraun Reid, a fourth year NFL defensive tackle out of Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx, finished with two tackles for the Los Angeles Chargers in a 48-17 preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Click here to see a list of 2016 Catholic High School Football League players you can follow this fall as they compete at the collegiate level. The regular season begins at the end of the month.
The 2017 Catholic High School Football League season opens on Sept. 8. Defending champ Cardinal Hayes has a bye and opens its season at home against Iona Prep on Sept. 16.