NYPD Youth Boxing Program Teaches Discipline

Active duty and retired NYPD officers run a successful youth boxing ring in the basement of the Flatbush Gardens Housing Complex.

Though boxing sometimes is considered a violent sport, these kids are actually taught proper methods of self defense as well as discipline, responsibility and respect.

CYO Hoopsters Raise Cancer Awareness

St. Adalbert’s gymnasium in Elmhurst hosted a two-day series of CYO basketball exhibition games Oct. 11-12 to raise cancer awareness.

All proceeds will be donated to the Coaches vs. Cancer Foundation, which will host CYO Night Nov. 21 at Barclays Center during the annual college basketball classic.

Holy Cross Wins 2014 ‘Battle of the Boulevard’

The Holy Cross H.S. varsity football team earned a decisive 35-8 victory Oct. 4 over St. Francis Prep in the annual “Battle of the Boulevard” game.

This rivalry has been considered one of the best in New York City high school football, and the Knights have now won six straight matchups.