The CYO has sadly lost track icon John Bennett, who devoted nearly 50 years to the youth organization.
The Pee-Wee boys’ CYO basketball team from St. Andrew Avellino completed an undefeated season by winning this year’s diocesan championship.
Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, and Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, were the sites of the annual Catholic Youth Organization girls’ basketball diocesan championships.
NBA Hall of Famer Bernard King put on a basketball clinic for the youth of St. Kevin parish.
St. John’s University inducted eight outstanding individuals into its Athletics Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2020 on Jan. 18-19.
Bowling is the Catholic Youth Organization’s newest sport, with just over 30 children divided into eight teams in Queens.
For the second time in league history, the GCHSAA has released diocesan girls’ varsity All-League teams for its fall sports seasons. Congratulations to the following student-athletes for earning the honor.
One of Manhattan’s most LGBT-friendly Catholic parishes has sold off a mural painted by the famed pop artist Keith Haring, who died at age 31 from AIDS, for $3.9 million – a sale that its pastor hopes will ensure the doors of the church are open to everyone for many more years to com
Margaret Alaimo is the new athletic director at St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn in Clinton Hill.
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.