It’s incredibly rare for two cross-country runners to finish with the exact same time in a race. It’s even more unusual for those two runners to be teammates. The only thing potentially even more outlandish than the above scenario would be if those same two runners to be twins. Well, believe it or not, it happened.
The fall CHSAA season came to a close with championships in several sports.
The St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, girls’ cross-country team had a strong showing at the recent Brooklyn/Queens championship at Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx.
As part of breast cancer awareness month, St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr parish, Ozone Park, hosted its annual Battle Against Breast Cancer preseason CYO basketball tournament.
Anthony Iapoce, the hitting coach of the Texas Rangers, will be hosting the inaugural New York Baseball Coaches Clinic on Dec. 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Division Avenue H.S., Levittown, L.I.
The CYO hosted its inaugural Sand Volleyball Tournament in the Rockaways – continuing the theme of offering sports year-round to the youth of the Diocese of the Brooklyn.
CYO wrapped up its fourth annual summer basketball league. The league provides girls’ and boys’ basketball players from third through eighth grade the opportunity to keep their skills sharp in preparation for the winter season.
St. John’s University, Jamaica, fencing alumnus Daryl Homer won not one but two gold medals at the Pan-American Championships in Montreal in mid-June.
The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens closed out its sports year by crowning diocesan champions in baseball, softball and soccer.
Several Catholic Youth Organization volleyball teams took the sport’s aspects of teamwork and camaraderie a step further by playing recently in the first-ever “Volley for a Cause” tournament.