Sports Round-Up Aug. 12

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.

Sports Round-Up Aug. 5

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.

Sports Round-Up July 15

The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens closed out its sports year by crowning diocesan champions in baseball, softball and soccer.

Volleyball Tourney Rallies Support for Snows Family

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.

Sports Round-Up June 17

GCHSAA softball, CHSAA baseball and CYO flag football championships were recently crowned. New records were set in CYO outdoor track.

New Class Enshrined Into CYO Hall of Fame

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

Sports Round-Up June 3

The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens hosted its annual girls’ volleyball diocesan championships May 13 at Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, and May 20 at St. Andrew Avellino, Flushing.

Sports Round-Up May 27

Over 1,000 CYO participants and family members attended the New York Mets game on May 19. The Xaverian H.S. girls’ lacrosse won its first-ever city championship.

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Sports Round-Up May 13

The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Brooklyn and Queens will host its fourth annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony Friday, June 2, at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

Swim Strong Dives In to Combat PTSD

The local Swim Strong Foundation, founded by former St. Sebastian, Woodside, CYO swimming coach Shawn Slevin, has begun a program to help veterans battle post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).