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 […]

Nov 082018
2018 NYCHSFL AAA Semi Final Preview

By Matt Diano: #1 St. Anthony’s (7-1) vs. #5 Cardinal Hayes (3-4) When: Friday November 9th, 2018 Where: St. Anthony’s High School @Cy Donnelly Field Time: 7pm Synopsis Regular season champs now in back-to-back seasons for the Friars of St. Anthony’s High School, going all the way this postseason has a much greater meaning than […]

Nov 082018
2018 NYCHSFL Quarterfinal Players of the Week Announced

By Matt Diano: Sean Fleming (Sr.); TE – Iona Prep Gaels Two years ago, the Monmouth University commit was a 190-pound sophomore who made just 13 catches for a Gael program that won the 2016 Double-A title…Fast-forward to the present time and what you now have is a 6’4, 235-pound stud who looks every bit […]

Nov 032018
2018 NYCHSFL AA Quarterfinal Preview - Sunday Games

By Matt Diano: #1 (West) Xaverian (5-3) vs. #4 (East) Xavier (5-3) When: Sunday November 4th, 2018 Where: Aviator Sports Complex Time: 6:30 pm Synopsis A match-up that only came about because of the league’s decision to honor the centuries old Turkey Bowl tradition that prevents Fordham Prep and Xavier from playing prior to Thanksgiving, […]