Rocco Pisani is hitting home runs on and off the field.
‘Holy Goalie’ Connects Sports and Faith
Even at age 66, Bishop Thomas John Paprocki stills plays hockey as a goaltender in a local amateur Masters Hockey League. Fondly known as the “Holy Goalie,” the bishop uses sports as a means to focus on his ministry.
Flushing Priest Felt Spirit of Christmas in Hockey
While some people become engulfed by secular practices surrounding the holidays, Father Ed Kachurka’s experience is a reminder of the true spirit of Christmas.
CHSAA Inducts Six Into Its Hall of Fame
The CHSAA hosted its 30th annual golf outing and Hall of Fame dinner May 14 at the Brynwood Golf and Country Club, Armonk, N.Y.
Xavier Hockey Captures League Crown
The Xavier H.S., Manhattan, varsity hockey team won its second-straight CHSHL ‘B’ division championship, and 17 of the 25 players come straight from parishes in the Brooklyn Diocese.
Diocesan Flavor to Xavier’s Icemen
Many hockey players at Xavier High School in Manhattan hail from the Diocese of Brooklyn, and that has fueled a rivalry with Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge.
TMLA Tennis Wins Catholic State Title (with video and slideshow)
For the first time in school history, The Mary Louis Academy varsity tennis team captured the GCHSAA state championship Oct. 23.
Xavier Knights Win Catholic League Hockey Championship
Here in the Diocese of Brooklyn, many of the Catholic high schools consider Xavier H.S., Manhattan, a major sports rival. But it’s actually funny that most of the student-athletes who play on the school’s athletic teams hail straight from the Diocese of Brooklyn. Such is this case for the Knights’ varsity ice hockey team, which […]
Dad’s Memory Drives Xaverian Goalie’s Faith
In hockey, a goaltender’s job is to protect the goal from the opposing team trying to score. That’s a rather huge responsibility, especially since trying to stop a puck while on skates is no easy task. For Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, senior varsity hockey goalie Kurtland Sullivan, the word “responsibility” takes on a different meaning. […]
Xaverian Hockey Enjoys Outdoor Game
The Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, varsity hockey team made its way to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx for the second of two outdoor professional hockey games hosted in the baseball stadium. The New York Rangers hung on for a close 2-1 victory over the rival New York Islanders. Earlier this season, the Clippers played a […]