Laps for Love Starts Running Season

Sarah Flynn, a rising senior and national champion relay runner at The Ursuline School, is organizing a charity event called Laps for Love, the first event listed on the 2018 CYO New York cross country schedule on Sept. 9 from noon-3 p.m. at Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle.

The event is open to men and women of all ages. All of the men will be running or walking to raise money for Right to Play charity, and all of the women will be raising money for Girls on the Run.

Click here to learn more about the event and see the complete 2018 CYO New York cross country schedule.

CYO Chess in New York

CYO New York and Chess at Three have partnered to bring the Chess at Three program to archdiocese schools and parishes.

Chess at Three, which currently is teaching over 14,000 children in 28 states across the country, is the only program in the world to teach chess to children as young as three.

Over 100 countries and the International Olympic Committee recognize chess as a sport.

Click here to learn how to bring Chess at Three to your parish and school, or contact CYO New York Director of Operations Seth Peloso at (646) 794-2050 or seth.peluso@archny.org

 

Staten Island Champions Crowned

St. Joseph Hill Academy won the boys and girls team titles at the CYO/Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Grammar School Golf Championship at Silver Lakes Golf Course on Staten Island.

The St. Joseph Hill girls finished with a 100, led by eighth-grade winner Isabella Sheikowitz’s 53 and seventh-grade winner Samantha Zaets’ 47.

The St. Joseph Hill boys scored a 199, led by seventh-grade winner Matthew McNamara’s 47.

Staten Island also crowned the following champions in baseball and softball:

St. Teresa (Varsity Girls)

Blessed Sacrament (Varsity A Boys)

St. Teresa (Varsity B Boys)

St. Christopher (Tyro Boys)

Blessed Sacrament (Bantam Boys)

 

 

St. Charles Nets Track Titles

The St. Charles boys and girls track and field teams captured their respective team championships at the Archdiocesan Track and Field Championships at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island.

The updated results are completed online. Click here for the results.

PHOTO CAPTION: Raeanna Driscoll of St. Charles is shown winning one of her three individual events to help her team to the championship.

PHOTO COURTESY OF SETH PELOSO