Oct 132021
Week 5 CHSFL Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Wayne Coleman (Jr.); DT – Archbishop Stepinac Crusaders In a week #5 collision of two absolute triple-A title contenders where 70+ points are put on the board between two explosive offenses, it might have been hard to find the diamond(s) in the rough on the other side of the line of scrimmage; […]

Oct 112021

Congratulations to the 2020-21 Inductees to the CHSFL Board of Governors Reverend Mark Vaillancourt – Kennedy Catholic/St. Joseph by the Sea Michael Cosentino Jr. – St. Peter’s Felix Petrillo – Iona Prep Moses Tajong – Mount Saint Michael Kahmal Roy – Holy Trinity Richard Grismer – Chaminade Vin Minichello – Monsignor Farrell/St. Peter’s William Louisa […]

Oct 062021
Week 4 CHSFL Players of the Week

By Matt Diano:  Justin Joly (Sr.); WR/RB/Rover – Iona Prep Gaels Let’s just put it out there; Justin Joly should have been a Player of the Week selection last week; Double-J could be a POTW pick next week, and so forth…That is just how much of a game-changing/revolutionary performer the 6’4, 220-pounder is on a […]

Sep 292021
Week 3 CHSFL Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Christian Alacqua (Sr.); RB – Chaminade Flyers To watch the 5’11, 185-pounder out of Manhasset compete the past three weeks is to ask yourself, is it impossible to have a “once-in-a-generation” caliber talent on campus TWICE in a matter of three seasons? Sidelined for much of his abridged junior campaign due to […]

Sep 222021
Week 2 CHSFL Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: James McCauley (Sr.); QB – Archbishop Stepinac Crusaders Judy Garland delivered the famous line, “There’s no place like home.”; Elvis Presley sung, “Home is Where the Heart is.”; And for the 6’2, 190-pound, senior signal caller for the Crusaders [McCauley], “home” can be found on Mamaroneck Avenue and it truly is the […]

Sep 162021
Week 1 CHSFL Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Chad Case (Jr.); LB – Holy Trinity Titans Speaking of virtuosic stoppers on “D”, the 5’8, 180-pound dynamo from Baldwin competed with such tenacity and firepower during week #1 that those in attendance must have thought he had been shot out of a cannon.. Going above and beyond in the HT 27-0 […]

May 122021
NYC Spring Series Week 4 Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Troy Telesford (Jr.); LB – Moore Catholic Mavericks After scintillating performances on the offensive side of the ball during the first two weeks of the 2021 season (courtesy of John Michalski and Michael Peraino), it was the defense’s turn to take center stage in the Mavericks’ spring sendoff…And boy did they get […]

May 052021
NYC Spring Series Week 3 Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Aidan Hanley-Piri (Jr.); QB – Cardinal Spellman Pilots Someone please give Aidan Hanley-Piri a pair of aviator sunglasses and a Blue Angels jacket.  The past Sunday, people tuned in expecting to watch football; instead, the 6’2, 200-pound junior field general treated them to an air show en route to propelling the Pilots […]

Apr 282021
NYC Spring Series Week 2 Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Elijah Fuentes (Sr.); DL – Cardinal Hayes Cardinals A year ago, Coach CJ O’Neil’s Cardinals were mere moments away from hoisting a Catholic League State title before a Canisius touchdown pass (and 2pt conversion) with no time remaining on the clock ripped their hearts out…The memories of that loss are now serving […]

Apr 212021
NYC Spring Series Week 1 Players of the Week

Joshua Bagwell (Sr.); QB – Holy Cross Knights Looking at the NYC week #1 schedule, it would not have been surprising to hear most pundits predict that that a senior signal caller would put on a show and unequivocally be rewarded with POTW honors in the battle of Queens between Holy Cross and Christ the […]