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Iona College Women’s Hoops Team Seeking to Defend Title

Coming off a historic season, the Iona College women’s basketball team is looking to continue its championship run with a different identity. The Gaels have won six of their last eight games and … more

Loyola Coach Nets 150th Win

David Palladino earned his 150th victory as varsity girls’ basketball coach at Loyola School in Manhattan with a 69-42 win over Columbia Prep Jan. 27. more

Loyola School Senior Is on Point in Fencing, School

Bernard Witek took the word vacation out of his summer off from school. The resident of Rego Park, Queens, interned at Madison Global Partners in Manhattan, and then took a train and bus from his … more

Catholic Faith, Family Guide Santini to National Hockey League

Steven Santini says family and faith guided him in fulfilling his dream of being an NHL defenseman with the New Jersey Devils. “I think God played a big part of my life on and off the ice,” … more

Passion for Hockey Runs in the Family

Steven Santini developed a passion for hockey at a young age. The 22-year-old defenseman for the New Jersey Devils grew up at the family-owned Brewster Ice Arena in Putnam County and inherited his … more

Vatican Sports, Faith Conference Helps Hall of Famer Reach Worthy Goal

Pat LaFontaine is best known for scoring 468 goals in 15 seasons for three New York hockey teams, and he says his Hall of Fame career also prepared him for life after … more

Cardinal Dolan Throws First Pitch at Yankee Stadium

Cardinal Dolan throws the ceremonial first pitch before the May 25 game between the Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays. more

Catholic Football League Selects Award Winners

Four players from the archdiocese received player of the year honors when the Catholic High School Football League announced its 2016 award winners. Christian Anderson was named the Class AAA … more

CYO, Nets to Hold Basketball Clinics

CYO New York and the Brooklyn Nets are teaming up this spring to bring the Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy’s Sunday CYO Clinics to La Salle Academy and the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Memorial … more

Cardinal Dolan's World Series Pick

On his "Conversation With the Cardinal" show on The Catholic Channel, Cardinal Dolan picked the Cleveland Indians to win the World Series. more

Stepinac Wins Archdiocesan Basketball Title

Alan Griffin finished with 29 points and 11 rebounds as the Archbishop Stepinac High School boys’ basketball team won the archdiocesan championship with a 78-62 victory over Cardinal Hayes High … more

Msgr. Farrell Wrestler Earns State Crown

Msgr. Farrell High School’s Terry Adams became the only CHSAA wrestler to win a state title this season when he beat Rush Henrietta’s Jayden Scott in a 3-2 decision, in Division I’s 106-pound … more

Vin Scully Receives Gabriel Award

Longtime Dodgers announcer Vin Scully is the recipient of the 2016 Gabriel Award from the Catholic Academy Communication Professionals at the Catholic Media Conference in St. Louis on June 2. more

Wrestling Program Making Its Move at Mount St. Vincent

Dean Zenie speaks with enthusiasm about his young wrestlers and the future of the College of Mount St. Vincent program. The second-year coach has guided the Dolphins to a 3-3 start this season, … more

CYO Honors Three for Their Commitment to Youth

Former New York Mets star Rusty Staub is thankful each Sunday he attends Mass and asks what else he can do even though he’s already a significant difference-maker off the field. Staub received … more

Iona Prep Win CHSAA Baseball Crown

Michael Gorman singled home the winning run as the Iona Preparatory School baseball team defeated Msgr. Farrell, 5-4, in nine innings to capture the CHSAA AA City Championship at St. John’s … more

Former Catholic High School Players Picked in Baseball Draft

Four former baseball players at Catholic high schools in the archdiocese were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft on June 9-11. Stephen Alemais was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the … more

Catholic School Leagues Honor Top Basketball Players, Coaches

Jordan Gaitley is continuing a family basketball tradition. The Fordham Prep senior averaged 20.9 points in 24 regular-season games, earning CHSAA A Division most valuable player in a vote of league … more

Mount St. Michael Wins Archdiocesan Hoops Title

Mount St. Michael Academy is entering the CHSAA AA Division Intersectional playoffs with momentum after winning the archdiocesan basketball championship with a 73-69 victory over Archbishop … more

Staten Island Sweeps CYO Track and Field Titles

The Staten Island boys and girls cruised by their respective competition to capture the archdiocesan CYO Track and Field Championships at St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School on Staten Island on June … more
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