Nov 262015

By Kevin A’Hearn; AA Champion Xavier and AAA Runner-up Cardinal Hayes suffered no ill effects from the quick turn around they faced following the championship games they played on Saturday.  Hayes won their third straight Thanksgiving Day game by defeating Mount 46-14.  With the win the Cardinals finish the 2015 season with a record of […]

Nov 232015

By Kevin A’Hearn; The NYCHSFL announced the finalists for the Monsignor Peters Award today.  The Monsignor Peters Award is given to one player who has archived the highest academic level among the players of the NYCHSFL.   In addition all of the finalists contributed significantly on the field as well as academically.  The award was […]

Nov 222015
Archbishop Stepinac Repeats as AAA League Champions

By Matt Diano: In our championship week preview, we stated that despite being the owners of the NYCHSFL’s most prolific offense at over 40 points per game, that in the mind of Archbishop Stepinac Head Coach, Mike O’Donnell, the backbone of his program was defense…The Crusaders “D” would make their fearless leader look like a […]

Nov 222015
Xavier Shocks Christ the King in Epic AA Title Bout

By Matt Diano: They said “nothing could possibly top the first meeting between the Royals and the Knights as the game of the year”; they said “if it becomes a shootout, Christ the King will take the title”; THEY WERE WRONG!!! In an NYCHSFL AA finals contest that saw the two combatants, the Royals of the […]

Nov 222015
Xaverian Brings Home Sought After Title

By Matt Diano: The wait is over for Xaverian!!! After two straight seasons of advancing to the Division A title game only to endure the bitter taste of defeat, the Mike Jioia led Clippers would finally seize the hardware following a 31-14 victory ov er Cardinal Spellman this afternoon at the Michel Athletic Complex. Xaverian, who […]

Nov 212015

St. Anthony’s and St. Francis captured their respective JV championships. St. Anthony’s defeated Archbishop Stepinac 34-12 to reclaim the title it last held in 2013.   The JV Friars completed a 9-1 season to earn the League Championship. St. Francis completed a 10-1 season by defeating Mount Saint Michael 50-8 to capture the AA JV […]

Nov 202015

By Kevin A’Hearn The second edition of the CHSAA Football State Championship game is set for Saturday, November 28th at Grand Island High School in Grand Island, New York.   The winner of tomorrows AAA Championship matchup between Archbishop Stepinac and Cardinal Hayes will determine the CHSFL representative.  The winner will take on St. Francis […]

Nov 202015
St. Francis Advances to the CHSAA State Football Championship Game

A shocker at The Ralph: St. Francis routs Canisius St. Francis coach Jerry Smith takes a chilly shower after his team beat Canisius in the MMA championship game. Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News From; The last time St. Francis had Canisius on the ropes, the Red Raiders let the Crusaders off the hook and suffered […]

Nov 202015
NYCHSFL Championship Weekend Preview

By Matt Diano: After two months of die-hard, blood, sweat, and tears football, “Championship Saturday” is finally here!!! While some semifinal games were closer than others, when the smoke cleared, it would be all six of our #1 and #2 seeds that find themselves one step closer on their journey to Titletown. In the A […]