Local Champs Cap Off Exciting Spring Season

An exciting school year of sports in the Diocese of Brooklyn has come to a close, at least until a few summer leagues kick into full gear. Let’s take a look at all of this year’s spring sports champions.

New CYO Hall of Famers Practiced Values of Sport

The fifth annual Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Hall of Fame ceremony recognized 10 deserving individuals who dedicated their lives to youth sports in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Sports Round-Up June 2

St. Francis College has named Linda Cimino its new head women’s basketball coach. She is the 13th coach in program history.

Sports Round-Up May 25

Nazareth H.S., East Flatbush, will host its annual Eugene McCarthy Memorial 5K Run/Walk Saturday, June 2 in Marine Park. The race honors the memory of Maj. Eugene McCarthy, a 1973 graduate of Nazareth who gave his life for country in 1991 during Operation Desert Storm.

Sports Round-Up May 19

Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, hosted its 11th annual President’s Dinner May 5. Among this year’s honorees was Father Peter Rayder, pastor of St. Thomas More, Breezy Point.

Sports Round-Up April 28

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) hosted its third annual cheerleading showcase April 15 at Christ the King H.S., Middle Village.

Sports Round-Up April 21

The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens will host its annual Hall of Fame Mass, dinner and induction ceremony June 1 at the Immaculate Conception Center.

Sports Round-Up April 7

Just in time for the start of baseball season, Good Shepherd parish, Marine Park, held its annual “Baseball Bash” to celebrate the start of a new campaign.

St. Kevin’s Welcomes NFL Pros for Clinic

The St. Kevin’s Youth Guild held a football clinic March 17 featuring two former NFL players: punter Sean Landeta of the New York Giants and wide receiver Wesley Walker of the New York Jets.

Sports Round-Up March 31

The Catholic Youth Organization boys’ basketball season wrapped up with the following teams winning diocesan titles.