Oct 092019
 
Week 5 Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Aidan Bernal (Sr.); Two-Way Lineman – Kennedy Catholic Gaels In his 2010 song, “Timing is Everything”, Country singer/actor Garrett Hedlund proclaimed, “When the stars line up and you catch a break, people think you’re lucky, but you know its grace.”…For the Gaels in their 28-12 regular season title clinching win over Cardinal […]

Oct 022019
 
Week 4 Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Daniel Settino (Sr.); QB – Kellenberg Memorial Firebirds Any rumors of Firebird domination at the signal caller position being over (following the graduation of 2x All-State selection, Matt Sluka) have been greatly exaggerated; and this past weekend, the 5’10, 178-pound senior [Settino] more than proved it in leading KMHS to their 24th […]

Sep 252019
 
Week 3 Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Shane Greene (Sr.); RB/LB – Xaverian Clippers We don’t know if the 5’10, 175-pound two-way force from Brooklyn is sentimental; but what is keenly obvious is that there is just something about the hoopla of Homecoming weekend that causes Greene to elevate his performance to an entirely different level…Honored as a POTW […]

Sep 182019
 
Week 2 Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Derrin Hansen (Sr.); OL/LB – Xaverian Clippers A bona fide game-changer on both sides of the line of the scrimmage, the 2018 All-Catholic selection (for defense) showed exactly why pundits consider him one of the supreme two-way players in the NYCHSFL by impelling the Clippers to their first win of the 2019 […]

Sep 122019
 
Week 1 Players of the Week

By Matt Diano: Clayton Proctor (Jr.); QB – Kennedy Catholic Gaels Last season, it was Gaels’ senior tailback, Myles Proctor, taking the “A” Division by storm, rushing for 978 yards and nine touchdowns en route to being named the league Offensive Player of the Year….This past Saturday, it became quite apparent in Kennedy Catholic’s 24-6 […]

Sep 112019
 
2019 NY CHSFL AAA Preview

By Matt Diano: Archbishop Stepinac Head Coach: Michael O’Donnell (32nd Year as HC; 40th at the School) Last Season: Record: 8-4 Defeated Cardinal Hayes, 29-18 in NYCHSFL “AAA” Finals Top Returning Players: *Joey Carino (Sr; QB): Completed 59.3% of pass attempts for 2,351 yards and 26 TDs; also gained 340 yards and scored five times […]

Sep 112019
 
2019 NY CHSFL AA-1 Division Preview

By Matt Diano: Chaminade Head Coach: Kevin Dolan (4th Season at the School) Last Season: Record: 2-7; Lost 42-21 in NYCHSFL “AAA” Quarterfinals Top Returning Players: *Liam Brown (Sr; Center): 225-pound, senior pivot that will try to open up the middle of the field for his tailbacks. *Antonio Gerbino (Sr; OT): A little smaller than […]

Sep 102019
 
2019 NY CHSFL AA-2 Division Preview

By Matt Diano: Holy Cross Head Coach: Tim Smith (5th Season At the Helm) Last Season: Record: 1-7; Did not Qualify for the AA Playoffs Top Returning Players: *Ladon Hicks (Sr; WR/SS): The most dangerous and versatile weapon the Knights have on offense; among returning players he led all rushing and receiving categories (11 carries […]

Sep 102019
 
2019 NY CHSFL A Division Preview

By Matt Diano: Kennedy Catholic Head Coach: Dominick Tassone (4th Season Running the Show) Last Season: Record: 8-2; Lost to Cardinal Spellman, 19-12, in NYCHSFL “A” Finals Top Returning Players: *Clayton Proctor (Jr; QB/CB): A dynamic athlete that was utilized mostly on defense as a sophomore, he has the God-given talent to erase the learning […]