During Columbus Day Weekend, a number of Catholic Youth Organization parishes participated in the annual “Pink Games” basketball tournament to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Over 40 Resurrection boys’ and girls’ CYO track runners participated Sept. 14 in the annual Dan’s 5K.
Margaret Alaimo, a graduate of Stella Maris H.S., and former basketball standout at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, was named a new director of athletics and recreation at St. Joseph’s College, Clinton Hill.
The new CYO Kings County boys’ basketball league will feature the same rules, mission and values as the parent diocesan CYO league.
The Brooklyn Cyclones, the Class A short-season affiliate of the New York Mets, won the New York-Penn League championship on Sept. 10 with a 4-3 victory over the Lowell Spinners.
St. John’s University, Jamaica, will host a Dribble for the Cure event, Sept. 21.
The sixth annual Catholic Youth Organization Boys’ Summer Basketball League concluded on in late July, with the championship games being played at Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst.
The Catholic Youth Organization’s spring season wrapped up with the following parishes taking home diocesan titles in their respective sports.
Gabriella Ranaglia and Carmela Doshna, two grade-schoolers from Queens, stood in a sea of stars and stripes along New York City’s Canyon of Heroes to see the World Cup champions, the U.S. women’s soccer team, on July 10.
Longtime St. John’s University, Jamaica, head baseball coach Joe Russo died on May 26 at the age of 74 following a lengthy illness.