CYO Hosting Shoot-a-Thon

CYO New York is holding its first Shoot-a-Thon in the coming weeks at various parishes in the archdiocese.

CYO New York has partnered with GivingZone in this venture to help CYO programs raise money for its programs. GivingZone has assisted CYO programs in the archdiocese in recent years.

Sacred Heart on Staten Island raised over $15,000 with its recent shoot-a-thon, the most the program has raised in its three years partnering with GivingZone.

Click here to learn how your program can participate and learn which parishes are hosting this event in the coming weeks.


CYO Track Opens Dec. 17

The 2018-2019 CYO New York indoor track and field season kicks off 5 p.m. Monday with an introduction to the season for competitors and their families at Iona College in New Rochelle.

Beginning in January, practices will be held at Iona College and Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx. There are three big meets scheduled right now: Armory Youth Championships in Manhattan Feb. 18, USATF Indoor Youth Championships at Ocean Breeze on Staten Island Feb. 22, and the CYO Ocean Breeze Indoor Meet March 24.

CYO track is open to individuals born between Jan. 2, 2002 and Jan. 1, 2012, and in grades two to eight for the 2018-2019 school year.

Click here for more information and to register.


CYO Bowling Back on Staten Island

Registration is underway for the 2019 winter bowling season on Staten Island that begins Jan. 8 at Rab’s Country Lanes.

Bowlers will represent their parish/school each Tuesday at 4 p.m. for nine weeks at the bowling center. The bowling divisions will be done by grade — kindergarten through second grade, third and fourth grades, fifth and sixth grades, and seventh and eighth grades.

The $120 registration fee includes the nine weeks of bowling, use of Rab’s Country Lanes bowling shoes and bowling balls, and a team jersey for each bowler.

Click here to register and learn more about the league.


Six Programs Win Team Titles at Cross Country Championships

Six CYO programs captured team championships at the CYO Archdiocesan Cross Country Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx on Nov. 3.

Sts. John  & Paul (boys K-2), Notre Dame Academy (girls K-2), St. Joseph’s Yorkville (boys grades 3-5), St. Aedan (girls 3-5), St. Charles (boys 6-8) and Sacred Heart (girls 6-8) were crowned team champions.

Individual winners were Logan Walters, Our Lady of Grace, boys K-2; Abigail Robisky, St. Charles, girls K-2; Adam Vitale, St. Charles, boys 3-5; Kyleigh O’Keefe, CYONY Club, girls 3-5; James Adamo, St. Charles, boys 6-8; and Sahar Vitale, St. Charles, girls 6-8.

Children in K-2 ran 400 meters and 3-5 ran 1,500 meters. Children in grades 6-8 completed 2,000 meters.

St. Aedan’s Wins 4 Titles

The St. Aedan’s CYO cross country program won four team titles Sunday at the CYO Upstate Cross Country Championships held at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.

St. Aedan’s won titles in kindergarten-second grade girls, 3-5 boys and girls and 6-8 girls. St. Gabriel captured the K-2 team boys crown, and The Transfiguraton claimed the 6-8 boys title.

Click here for complete team and individual results.

The CYO Archdiocese of New York Cross Country Championships are Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Van Cortlandt Park.

CYO Cross Country Championships Being Held at Van Cortlandt Park

The final two CYO New York cross country meets of the fall are approaching.

The CYO Upstate Cross Country Championships are Saturday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx with the first race scheduled for 9 a.m.

Runners will return to Van Cortlandt Park Nov. 3 for the CYO Archdiocese of New York Cross Country Championships. Course walk and warmups start at 11 a.m., followed by the first race at 12:30 p.m.

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CYO XC Carnival at Bowdoin

The CYO New York Cross Country Carnival is scheduled for Saturday at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls.

The first race is 4:30 p.m. at the site for state high school federation cross country championships.

Following this event is the CYO Upstate Championships on Oct. 27 and the CYO Archdiocese of New York Championships on Nov. 3. Both events are at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.

Click here for more information.