Nov 252018
Archbishop Stepinac defeats St. Francis for NY Catholic State Championship

By Matt Diano: On an otherwise very overcast Saturday afternoon on Mamaroneck Avenue, it may not have been sun, but something was certainly shining down on Archbishop Stepinac (8-4), as everything that possibly could go right did for the red, white, and blue juggernaut in their 49-7 victory over visiting St. Francis (5-7) in the […]

Nov 232018
NY Catholic HS Football State Championship Preview

AAA Catholic State Finals: Stepinac (7-4) vs. St. Francis (5-6) When: Saturday November 24th, 2018 Where: Archbishop Stepinac High School Time: 1 pm Synopsis By Matt Diano: Two programs that would make “Princess Bride” antagonist, Inigo Montoya, proud, when you look at the paths that the host Crusaders and their guests from Athol Springs, the […]

Nov 172018

After losing their fourth straight game on October 6th, Crusader’s Head Coach, Mike O’Donnell joked with his team that the way they were playing, he was planning on booking a vacation for Mid-November, because unless something changed, he’d be available…Well, now six weeks and six wins later, that respite is going to have to wait […]

Nov 172018

  By Matt Diano 22 up, 22 down…The Kellenberg class of 2019 will finish their varsity careers having never tasted defeat as they repeat as NYCHSFL “AA” champions behind a 41-6 victory over Xavier. Getting their title defense bid off on an unusual but admittedly effective foot, Kellenberg would recover the opening kick-off on a […]

Nov 172018

By Matt Diano Football, much like life, is a game of adjustments…Down 12-0 at the onset of the second quarter to an opponent [Kennedy Catholic] that swept them by identical 21-7 scores during the regular season, there was plenty of reason for the defending NYCHSFL “A” Division champions, Cardinal Spellman, to doubt themselves…However, true to […]

Nov 162018
NYCHSFL Championship Saturday Preview

By Matt Diano: A: #1 Kennedy Catholic (8-1) vs. #2 Cardinal Spellman (5-4) When: Saturday November 17th, 2018 Where: Mitchel Athletic Complex Time: 10 am Synopsis A clash of the established versus the newcomers on the block, defending single-A champions, Cardinal Spellman, have advanced to championship weekend four straight years (winning their lone title in […]

Nov 152018
2018 NYCHSFL Semifinal Players of the Week Announced

By Matt Diano: Seth Surrett (Sr.); RB/DB – Kennedy Catholic Gaels Playing for the first time this season as a “solo act” in the backfield after it was announced that his band mate”, Myles Proctor (Single A rushing leader with 978 yards) would be sidelined for their semifinal game against Nazareth Regional, the 5’10, 180-pound […]

Nov 122018
2018 Championship Information

Varsity Championships at Mitchel Athletic Complex, Uniondale Saturday, November 17, 2018 A Championship – Thomas Murray Trophy (10:00 am) #2 Cardinal Spellman v. #1 Kennedy Catholic AA Championship – Joe Lamas Memorial Trophy (1:30 pm) #3 Xavier v. #1 Kellenberg AAA League Championship – Michael Cunnion Memorial Trophy (5:00 pm) #5 Cardinal Hayes v. #3 Archbishop […]

Nov 092018
2018 NYCHSFL AA Division Semifinal Preview

By Matt Diano: #1 (East) Kellenberg Memorial (9-0) vs. #2 (West) Fordham Prep (6-3) When: Saturday November 10th, 2018 Where: Mitchel Athletic Complex Time: 7pm Synopsis A rematch of last season’s title game, which Kellenberg won 54-19, with each week that comes and goes, this Firebirds senior class moves ever closer to finishing their varsity […]

Nov 092018
2018 NYCHSFL A Division Semifinal Preview

By Matt Diano: #1 Kennedy Catholic (7-1) vs. #4 Nazareth Regional (1-7) When: Friday November 9th, 2018 Where: Kennedy Catholic High School Time: 7pm Synopsis A year removed from seeing their 14-0 lead in the 4th quarter of last year’s semifinals evaporate at the hands of eventual “A” champions, Cardinal Spellman, if there is one […]