St. Clare Sweeps CYO Track Titles

St. Clare of Staten Island captured the boy and girls crowns at the CYO Track and Field Championships at Icahn Stadium in Manhattan June 9.

The St. Clare boys finished with 137 points, followed by Our Lady Star of the Sea of Staten Island with 91 points. The St. Clare girls finished with 105 points, and St. Charles of Staten Island placed second with 83 points.

Athletes winning three individual events were Genevieve Pantaleo (St. Clare, first grade girls), Abigail Robisky (St. Charles, second grade girls), Logan Walters (Our Lady of Grace, second grade boys) and Andrew Melillo (St. Charles, eighth grade boys).

Individuals winning two events included Tallulah Ramos (St. Charles, third grade girls), Malina Rodriguez-King (Sacred Heart, third grade girls), Kiersten Wilantowicz (CYONY, fourth grade girls), Raeanna Driscoll (St. Charles, fifth grade girls), Brianna Walters (Our Lady of Grace, sixth grade girls), Emma Gambino (Academy of St. Dorothy, eighth grade girls), Lola Dineen (St. Joseph-St. Thomas-St. John Neumann, eighth grade girls), Pietro Ventura (St. Clare, first grade boys), Tino McKinnon (Westchester, third grade boys), Leo Anzurez (St. Patrick, third grade boys), Max Towle (Westchester, fourth grade boys), Javier Cuesta (St. Joseph, fifth grade boys), James Anzalone (Our Lady Star of the Sea, fifth grade boys), Davey Davitt (Annunciation, seventh grade boys), Antonio Bravo (Iona Prep Lower School, eighth grade boys) and Joseph Logan (St. Clare, eighth grade boys).


Discounted Hersheypark Tickets Available for CYO Friends, Families

CYO New York is offering discounted entry tickets for Hersheypark.

The CYO rate for CYO friends and family is $42.50, compared to the gate rate of $69.80.

Click here to view an order form. Deadline for purchase is May 29. Tickets will be shipped and available for pick up the week of June 17.

Contact Seth Peloso with questions at (646) 794-2050 or



Junior Golf Event on Staten Island

CYO Staten Island is presenting the Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Memorial CYO Grammar School Junior Golf Tournament at Silver Lake Golf Course on Thursday, June 27 at 8:15 a.m.

A barbecue and awards ceremony will follow the tournament.

Entry deadline is June 10. A $35 participant fee is due June 10.

Contact Michael Neely for more information at (917) 667-8907 or

Click here to enter the tournament.

CYO Golf Instruction

Ulster County CYO and Green Acres Golf Course are sponsoring CYO golf instruction with PGA Golf Pro John Magaletta as part of the Hook  A Kid on Golf program.

Golf instructions are scheduled for July 8-12 and July 22-26, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Green Acres in Kingston. The program, limited to the first eight registered golfers per session, is for children ages 10-16 with some golfing experience, but children under 10 may be permitted to participate following a skills evaluation.

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Next CYO Meet at Iona Prep

The next Upstate CYO New York track and field meet will be May 19 at Iona Prep in New Rochelle.

Following this meet, the remaining meets are at New Rochelle High School June 2 and Icahn Stadium on Randalls Island in Manhattan June 9.

The meet scheduled for May 5 at Albertus Magnus High School was cancelled due to rain.


CYOSI Dinner on June 17

CYO Staten Island will be having its 13th annual CYO Community Awards Reception at the Hilton Garden Inn on June 17 at 6 p.m.

The 2019 honorees include Larry Ambrosino, CYO Spirit of Staten Island Award; Rocco Laurie Foundation, CYO Community Service Award; Lelis Borden, CYO Sports Official of the Year; and St. Joseph-St. Thomas-St. John Neumann, CYO Bill Dunn Memorial Award for Parish of the Year.

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