CYO Hoops Beginning

The CYO New York basketball season begins this weekend with games throughout the archdiocese.

Games will continue through the winter months with the top teams competing for the archdiocese championship in March.

Click here to visit the CYO site for schedules and rosters.



Bishop Named Shining Star

Eileen Bishop was named an adult shining star for her work with the St. Augustine’s CYO basketball program by Catholic Charities Community Services at the second annual Ulster County CYO Shining Stars Awards in Kingston.

Nearly 130 people attended the event recognizing youths and adults for their contributions to their parishes.


Archdiocese Crowns XC Champs

CYO New York crowned its champions at the Archdiocese of New York Cross Country Championships at Van Cortlandt Park on Nov. 4.

The team winners were St. Charles (grades 3-5 boys and grades 6-8 boys), CYO Unattached (3-5 girls), SJST-SJN (6-8 girls and k-2 boys) and St. John & St. Paul (k-2 girls).

Individual winners were Isaac Jarbs (St. Peter-St. Paul, 3-5 boys), Sahar Vitale (St. Charles, 3-5 girls),  Kristen Aquilera (Blessed Sacrament, 6-8 girls), Michael Rodriguez-King (Sacred Heart, 6-8 boys), Charles Costanzo (St. Charles, k-2 boys) and Malina Rodriguez-King (Sacred Heart, k-2 girls).

Click here for complete results.



Upstate Champions Crowned

The CYO New York Upstate Cross Country Championships were held Oct. 28 at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx with Villa Maria Academy (6th-8th grade boys), St. Aedan’s (3rd-5th grade boys), Our Lady of Victory (kindergarten-2nd grade boys), Middle Village Prep (6th-8th grade girls), Immaculate Heart of Mary (3rd-5th grade girls) and St. Aedan’s (kindergarten-2nd grade girls) winning team championships.

Individual winners were St. Aedan’s Liam Lee (kindergarten-2nd grade boys), CYONY Club’s Paxton Reyes (3rd-5th grade boys, Villa Maria Academy’s Matthew Febles (6th-8th grade boys), Sts. John’s & Paul’s Elizabeth Culliford (kindergarten-2nd grade girls), Josephine Bruno (3rd-5th grade girls, unattached) and Mary Woodruff (6th-8th grade girls, unattached).

The runners conclude the 2017 fall season with the archdiocese championships at Van Cortlandt Park on Saturday.

Click here for the overall boys results.

Click here for the overall girls results.


CYO Cross Country Season Closing with Big Meets at Van Cortlandt Park

The 2017 CYO New York Cross Country season will close with meets at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx on Oct. 28 and Nov. 4.

The CYO Upstate Cross Country Championships begin with the first of six races at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

The Archdiocese of New York Cross Country Championships follow on Nov. 4 with six races starting at noon and an awards ceremony scheduled for 1 p.m. Course walk and warmups begin at 11 a.m.

Click here for more information.


Cross Country Hits Hudson Valley

CYO New York’s Upstate Cross Country visits the Hudson Valley for its next two meets.

On Sunday, the CYO/Rockland County Invitational is happening at Pearl River Middle School with the first race at 4 p.m.

On Oct. 21, races are scheduled for Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, beginning at 9 a.m. Bowdoin Park is the site of some of the state’s and nation’s top meets, including the New York State High School Federation Championships and the Nike Cross Country Nationals New York Regional.

The 2017 schedules concludes with two meets at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, the CYO Upstate Cross Country Championships on Oct. 28 and the CYO Archdiocese of New York Cross Country Championships on Nov. 4.


CYO Cross Country Events Set

CYO New York has two upcoming cross country runs scheduled over four days.

The CYO Fall Foliage Classic will be held Thursday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The first race, featuring runners in grades 6-8, is at 4:15 p.m., followed by run for children in K-2 at 4:17 p.m. and runners in grades 3-5 at 4:27 p.m.

The CYO Villa Maria Invitational is scheduled for Sunday at Villa Maria Academy in the Bronx (K-2 at 1 p.m., grades 3-5 at 1:15 p.m. and grades 6-8 at 1:30 p.m.).

Click here to see results of last Saturday’s CYO Indian Summer races.