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Xaverian students and alumni are constantly making headlines.  Please see below for a list of recent media coverage. Also be sure to check out our Recent School News page for additional articles regarding our academic programs and extracurricular activities.

July 2014

Mike Longabardi '91 is serving as the Phoenix Suns' Summer League Coach - NBA.com

Dan Grimaldi '62, who has appeared in many films and TV series (most notably, The Sopranos), takes the stage this summer as part of the cast of Lucky Me at the New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch, NJ - TheaterMania.com  

Michael Guzman '14 was featured as one of eight football All-Stars from diocesan high schools who competed in the 2014 Empire Challenge Game on June 25th - Currents 

Xaverian's Genesis middle school community celebrated commencement exercises on June 14 - The Tablet 

Coach Del George was named Coach of the Year and many members of the Varsity Baseball team were named to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle's All-Brooklyn high school baseball team - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

 

June 2014

Xaverian celebrated the accomplishments of the members of its 8th grade class at the Genesis Commencement Exercises on June 14th - Rockaway Point News

Xaverian was honored to welcome Bishop DiMarzio to 7100 Shore Road on May 2nd - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator 

The St. Michael’s Diocesan High School Alumni Association presented Xaverian with a check in the amount of $106,788.61 in unrestricted support of its academic mission - Rockaway Point News

Xaverian celebrated the accomplishments of the class of 2014 at the 54th Commencement Exercises on June 7th - Rockaway Point News

Anthony Sigismondi '14 played a critical role in helping the Clipper Varsity Baseball team capture the CHSAA Championship title - Brooklyn Daily Eagle 

Xaverian is proud to have 7 Eagle Scouts - Rockaway Point News, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Pat Coen '14 was appointed to the United States Naval Academy - Rockaway Point News, Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily, and Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

The Varsity Clippers beat Molloy High School twice to win the CHSAA city baseball title - Staten Island Advance, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily, NET TV, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, and MSG Varsity

Track and Cross Country Coach Brian McCartney '04 is proud to carry on the legacy of his father, former longtime Xaverian track/cross country Coach Frank McCartney - The Tablet

Xaverian Pipe and Drum Corps Pipe Major Michael Wallace '14 is one of the recipients of the 2014 Port Authority Police Pipe Band Memorial Scholarship. The award was presented to him by Xaverian alumni Brian Cassidy '94 and Thomas McLoughlin '04 - Rockaway Point News

A large crowd came out to the El Caribe Country Club in honor of the work of the 2014 Spirit of Xaverian honorees - Rockaway Point News  

Varsity baseball's 4-2 win over St. Joseph by-the-Sea on 6/4 has propelled them to the CHSAA City Championship game vs. Molloy on Monday, 6/9, at St. John's University. The Clippers need to win two to claim the city title. - Staten Island AdvanceBrooklyn Daily Eagle, and Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily 

May 2014

Xaverian seniors set to serve our country in the US Naval Academy and the US Coast Guard Academy - The Tablet

Daniel Loud '14 named to The Tablet's 2014 All-Scholastic Team - The Tablet

Jeff Manzi '14's serious work ethic paid off when he led Xaverian's Varsity Baseball team to a 3-1 win over Kennedy Catholic High School in the CHSAA quarterfinals - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Xaverian's offense steps up for a playoff win over Salesian - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

$1 million gift from Mr. and Mrs. Michael Strianese '74 bolsters STEM education at Xaverian - Rockaway Point News, Manhasset Times, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, and Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

More on the baseball team's success in the playoffs - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Xaverian students answer the question, "What is the hardest part of this time of year?" - The Tablet

There is speculation that Mike Longabardi '91, currently an assistant coach with the Phoenix Suns, may be under consideration for head coach of the Utah Jazz - The Salt Lake Tribune

MAX (Music at Xaverian) performed at the Fleet Week celebration at Fort Hamilton - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Hon. Matthew D'Emic '70, who is a member of Xaverian's Board of Trustees, gave the keynote presentation at Law Day celebration at Kings County courthouse on May 8th.  The topic of his presentation was "Why Every Vote Matters." - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator 

Bishop DiMarzio visited Xaverian on May 2nd - Rockaway Point News

Xaverian's Varsity Baseball team, which was at first considered to be rebuilding, now has its sights set on a city championship - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Barry Rohrssen '78, one of Xaverian's Distinguished Alumni, has joined the University of Kentucky men's basketball coaching staff as an assistant coach - UKathletics.com

Xaverian's Varsity Baseball team won over Colts Neck at MCU Park on May 3rd, which was their Senior Day - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

April 2014 

Hon. William F. Mastro '68 was awarded the 49th Annual Rapallo Award on April 26th.  The prestigious award is named after the first Italian-American jurist to be named to the NYS Court of Appeals. Past recipients include U.S. Supreme court justices Samuel Alito and Antonin Scalia, and New York state politicians George Pataki, Rudy Giuliani and Mario Cuomo - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

8th graders Joseph Iuni, Elizabeth Fields, and Alienor Manteau reflect upon a Pope John Paul II quote - The Tablet 

Xavier Jean-Paul '15 and Malachi Provenzano '16  reflect upon Easter - The Tablet

Pat Russo, Esq. '86 G'15 has been appointed to MTA Inspector General Management Advisory Board - windelsmarx.com

Senior Pitcher Anthony Sigismondi's off-season work is paying off, as the Varsity Baseball team earns some key wins - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily 

Peter Ferrarotto '14 has earned a number of college scholarship awards, including one for his participation in FIRST Robotics - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, The Tablet, and Rockaway Point News

Staten Island residents Nick Meola '15, Chris Nierva '15, and John Bini '15 all contributed to the baseball team's win over Tottenville on 4/19 - Staten Island Advance

Despite rebuilding, Xaverian Baseball is off to a great start - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily 

A recent blood drive in memory of Mathiew D. Johnson '89 raised over 100 pints of blood - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Maria Lane, alumni parent and long-time Xaverian staffer, was honored as a top "Woman in Business" at the Home Reporter's event last week - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

March 2014

Impressive college acceptance news is flooding the mailboxes of the members of Xaverian's class of 2014 - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

National History Day Successes: 11 Projects Moving onto NY State Competition - Rockaway Point News and Home Reporter

Xaverian junior performs life-saving CPR - Rockaway Point News and The Tablet

Xaverian's Mock Trial Team was victorious in court - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily and Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian juniors participate in immersion retreat and help those in need in Camden, NJ - The Tablet, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, and Rockaway Point News

Xaverian's Pipe and Drum Corps kicked off the parade season by marching in the Rockaway St. Patrick's Day Parade - Rockaway Point News and Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

 

February 2014

 

Chris Alesi '01 and Louie Karis '01 To Be Inducted Into The Xaverian Athletic Hall of Fame - Baruch College 

Coach John Mullin '84 played an important role in an inspiring story about a high school senior with Down syndrome which made national headlines - USA Today

Xaverian's Varsity Basketball team beat Mount St. Michael 48-39 in the opening round of CHSAA 'AA' intersectional playoffs - Daily News

Preview of Class of 2014 college acceptances includes US Naval Academy, US Coast Guard Academy, and Princeton - Rockaway Point News 

Middle school students impress judges at 2014 History Fair - Rockaway Point News and Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Justin Brannan '96 wrote a powerful piece on benefits of Catholic education - The Tablet 

Xaverian Varsity Hockey's captain and goalie, Kurtland Sullivan '14, is motivated by faith and the memory of his father - The Tablet  

Chris Garcia '05 was recently signed to a minor league deal by the Mets - MetsMerizedOnline.com

 

January 2014

The Xaverian Varsity Hockey team traveled to the Bronx to see an outdoor Rangers vs. Islanders game at Yankee Stadium - The Tablet

Joey Barone '16 and Michael Guzman '14 were named to the Brooklyn Daily's All Brooklyn Boys' Soccer First Team - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Xaverian is highlighted in this article about diverse learning opportunities in Bay Ridge - Hope Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Students assisted the Notre Dame Alumni Club of Staten Island for a one-day food drive on Dec. 27 that collected 700 food items to distribute to needy Staten Island families - Catholic New York

Louis Springer '15, Garrett Murnan '15, Dean Oswald '14, Justin Philip '16, Brendan Peterson '15, and Joseph Principato '14 were all named 2013 Football Diocesan All-Stars by The Tablet - The Tablet 

The members of the Ryken Club hosted another successful "Crazy Hat Dance" for developmentally challenged adults from the nearby Guild for Exceptional Children - The TabletRockaway Point News, and Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

December 2013
 

The National Honor Society organized a successful relief drive for the Philippines, collecting hundreds of items for those in need - The TabletRockaway Point News, Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily, and Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Sean Hayes '05, a New York City police officer, assisted in nabbing a cell phone thief - New York Post

Members of the MAX (Music at Xaverian) program performed on 12/4 at the arrival of the Peace Light from Bethlehem at JFK's Our Lady of the Skies Chapel - The Tablet 

The Xaverian community welcomes new Chaplain and honors a veteran teacher at Feast Day Prayer Service - Rockaway Point News and The Tablet

Xaverian Robotics continues to innovate - Rockaway Point News

The members of Music at Xaverian (MAX) once again performed at the annual Shore Road Park Conservancy's Tree Lighting Ceremony on 12/4 - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily  


Anthony Bianchi '76 is making a global impact by serving as a City Councilmember in Inuyama, Japan - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

November 2013

MAX helped kick off the Salvation Army's giving season by performing at the Annual Kettle Kick Off on 11/13 - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

151 exceptional Xaverian students were inducted into the Brother Hilary Chapter of the National Honor Society on October 29th - The Tablet, Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily, and Rockaway Point News

Michael Marando '11, Fordham University junior placekicker, was honored by the Patriot League being named Special Team Player of the Week for his performance in the Rams' win over Bucknell on 11/9.  He was also named College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) honorable mention placekicker of the week. - fordham.edu

October 2013

Matthew Petronis '11, who raised over $1 million dollars for the Breezy Point Relief Fund for Super Storm Sandy recovery, was recently honored by the Mets' David Wright's organization, "The Wright Thing" - The Wave

Erik Johnson '96, a mail carrier in Breezy Point, was profiled in a video about the resilience of Breezy Point residents one year after Super Storm Sandy - usatoday.com

Nick Vendidos '87, P'14 and Frank Carone P'14,'16 will be honored at the Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spectator’s third annual King of Kings networking breakfast, taking place on Thursday, November 7 at the El Caribe Country Club - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian students volunteered with the Shore Road Parks Conservancy on It's My Park Day on 10/19 - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator and "Brooklyn Education" Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Music at Xaverian (MAX) played at the grand opening of the Bay Ridge EcoDock at the 69th Street Veterans Memorial Pier - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian's football progam held a successful fundraiser for breast cancer research - The Tablet, Rockaway Point News, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, and Staten Island Advance

Xaverian's Pipe and Drum Corps led the march at Bay Ridge's annual Ragamuffin Parade - The Tablet

Article about the enduring legacies of fallen officers highlights Chris Hoban '80, and the annual memorial run which was organized after his death - Manhattan Times 

MAX Director Joe Loposky and Xaverian music teacher Karen Chalif served as judges at this year's Senior Idol contest - Brooklyn Daily Eagle 

Clippers remain tough despite loss to Mount St. Michael - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Patrick Coen ’14 and Michael Darby ’14 have been named Semifinalists in the 59th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily, Rockaway Point News, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, and The Tablet

 

September 2013

 

25th Annual PO Chris Hoban Memorial Run a huge success! - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Nearly 100 guests turn out for the 12th Annual Cigar Night - Rockaway Point News

Gerard Buckley '96, Xaverian's former Director of Admissions, recently became an assistant principal at St. Mary's High School in Manhasset - theislandnow.com

Dr. Lukasz Cygan '03, who serves as the volunteer assistant coach for St. Joseph's College's men's basketball team, is profiled in the school's fall magazine - St. Joseph's College Magazine

 

August 2013

 

Kevin Simon '03, a medical student at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, has been awarded the 2013-14 National Institute of Mental Health Medical Student Fellowship in Mental Health Research - SIU School of Medicine 

Joseph Pepitone '89 and Billy Pepitone '85 are the writing team behind Stuck in the Middle, an award-winning independent film about a mail room slacker who accidentally kills himself in a bizarre experiment and finds himself sentenced to Purgatory working in the mail room - filmcourage.com

A wonderful profile has appeared about Jason McDermott '94, owner of the Pour House and VP of Viking House NYC, a local nonprofit organization - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Laray Smith '13 has impressed his coaches at Indiana University early in fall practice with a level of open-field speed that running backs coach Deland McCullough calls "unbelievable." - Inside Indiana



July 2013

 

Peter DiSalvo '14, Matthew Cappiello '14, and Christopher Bashinelli '04 were honored on June 22nd at a community event for having achieved the esteemed rank of Eagle Scout - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator 

Over 80 high school students from Italy, Spain, and Russia are visiting Xaverian as part of the International Summer Visitor Program - The Tablet and Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian students 'Ace' final project for Architecture, Construction, and Engineering mentor program - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Members of the Italian Club have had their literary works published in an Italian journal - The Tablet

Brian Bernardi '12 will be coming home to New York soon, as he has recently committed to transferring to Hofstra University from SMU - New York Post and Newsday

Charles Misiano '13, Nick Meola '15, and Andrew Schillaci '13 were all named to The Tablet's 2013 All-Star team for H.S. Baseball - The Tablet 

 

June 2013

 

Middle School graduation celebrates achievements of Xaverian's eighth graders - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian will host a Lacrosse Clinic this summer - Rockaway Point News

Charles Caloia '13 has been elected as the Bay Ridge Historical Society's new secretary. Caloia, a former historical society intern, was one of the editors of Xaverian’s literary magazine, The Voyager - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Raj Patel '13 has earned acceptance into the United States Naval Academy - The Tablet

Members of Xaverian's Class of 2013 from Staten Island accomplished wonderful things and garnered impressive awards - Staten Island Advance

Six all-stars from the Diocese of Brooklyn, including Xaverian's own Charles Misiano '13 and Andrew Schillaci '13, were selected to compete in this year's Baseball Mayor's Cup played June 15 at MCU Park, the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones - The Tablet's Jim Mancari 

St. Patrick School's Salutatorian Jeffrey Loraine will attend Xaverian in the fall - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian Students 'Ace' Final Project for Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Mentor Program - MSGVarsity.comRockaway Point News and The Tablet

Senior Research Symposium a success - Rockaway Point News

Elvin Soto '11 was recently selected in the 16th round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Diamondbacks. The hard-hitting catcher, a first team All-Big East selection, hit .320 with six home runs and 43 RBIs for the Pittsburgh Panthers - New York Post and Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Alanna McAuliffe G'10 was sworn in as Commissioner for a Day by full-time Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly at 1 Police Plaza after winning an essay contest - Daily News and CBS 2

Jerry Cahill '74 (a member of Xaverian's St. Francis Xavier Society), who was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of 10, will turn 57 this month and continues to inspire all who live with CF to exercise - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Steven Swenson '13 was named to The Tablet's 2013 All Scholastic Team - The Tablet

Diplomas were conferred upon 239 seniors at Xaverian's 53rd Commencement Exercises at Brooklyn College on June 1st - MSGVarsity.com,  Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator,  Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily and Rockaway Point News

Jim Mancari casts a spotlight on Xaverian's LAX team. Congratulations to Xaverian seniors Stephen Dorazio, Jonathan Holuka, Valerio Auguste, and James Angelillo who played in the NYC Mayor's Cup Lacrosse All Star Game at Poly Prep on 6/2 - Currents 

May 2013

Middle school students competed in the National History Day Competition - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Harbor Fitness, which was founded by Michael '88 P'16 and Christopher '90 Ganim, sponsored a wildly successful 5K run which raised tens of thousands of dollars for The HeartShare Schools and Preschool, an institution devoted to children with autism and other special needs.  William R. Guarinello '66 serves as President and CEO of HeartShare - Industry Magazine (Brooklyn)

Terence Mullin '88 has been a key part of an effort to raise funds to completely restore the schoolyard of Rockaway's St. Francis de Sales after Hurricane Sandy.  The schoolyard is home to  the Summer Basketball Classic, a popular tradition which began 30 years ago - The Tablet

University of Pittsburgh fears losing Elvin Soto '11 to the MLB Draft - Cardiachill.com

Eight Xaverian students hold the esteemed rank of Eagle Scout - MSGVarsity.com, Rockaway Point News, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, and The Tablet

Xaverian's Pipe and Drum Corps led the students and faculty from Fontbonne Hall Academy from their school to St. Patrick’s Church for a liturgy that closed the school’s 75th anniversary year - The Tablet

Meals on Wheels volunteers Joseph Astarita '14, Anthony Astarita '16, Philip Giordano '16, and Christopher Perrone '16 took part in the "Tutto Mangiare" event in Staten Island on April 28th - Staten Island Advance

Coach Lou Piccola was recently inducted into the Catholic High School Athletic Association's Hall of Fame - The Tablet

Chris Mullin '81, Frank J. Desiderio, Esq. ’65, Henry Spinelli, M.D. ’74, and Nick Vendikos, KHS ’87 were all honored at the Spirit of Xaverian Gala on May 1st - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator and The Tablet

Xaverian's baseball team beats Molloy HS, 8-3, as sophomore Nick Meola smacks pair of home runs - Daily NewsTimes Ledger, and Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Xaverian's baseball team beats Monsignor Clancy 2-0 - Times Ledger and Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Oday Aboushi '09, a practicing Muslim who was selected by the NY Jets in the 5th round of the NFL draft, states that Xaverian's Catholic environment helped him to grow as a person and grow in his religion - The Tablet

Draft close-up on Oday Aboushi '09 - ESPN.com, San Francisco Chronicle, Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Michael Darby '14 earned a perfect score on the SATs - Rockaway Point News , Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, and Staten Island Advance 

 

April 2013

Clippers are in a three-way tie for first place in the Brooklyn-Queens Class AA Division - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily

Oday Aboushi '09 was selected by the New York Jets in the fifth round of the NFL draft - Washington Post, MuslimVillage.com, CBS.com

Louis Ricciardi '80, a lawyer who works full time for Citigroup and lives in Monmouth County, has begun offering his time to Volunteer Lawyers for Justice in order to assist those whose homes were destroyed or damaged by Hurricane Sandy - The Two River Times

Gregory Sapienza '11 represented Rochester Institute of Technology in the New York State Business Competition finals on 4/26. Gregory was a member of the team Skyvo, which presented on the topic of applications for iPads for educational use - RIT University News

Xaverian's B-Bridges Inuyama Day is scheduled for May 3rd - Rockaway Point News

Luke Schreiner '15 featured in film being screened at Tribeca Film Festival - The Tablet and DNAInfo.com

The middle school Lego League teams and the high school Robotics team won awards at the city championships in March - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

32 middle school students participated in the New York City National History Day competition - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian Volleyball stuns Salesian - MSGVarsity.com, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

A rembrance of Bro. Ronald Bonti, C.F.X., a former Xaverian teacher who passed away on March 14th - The Tablet

Twenty sophomores and juniors took part in Xaverian’s eighth Annual Belgium Exchange Program - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

March 2013

Xaverian's Middle School wins in National History Day competition - Rockaway Point News

John Leo Heyer II '00, development officer for Catholic Foundation of Brooklyn and Queens, and Jason McDermott '94, owner of the Pour House, were amonth the honorees feted at the 2013 Rising Star Awards - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

The Xaverian Swim Team ended the 2012-2013 season in fine form, with two commanding dual meet victories - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian's Faculty Advisor of Instructional Technology Patrick Fogarty '96 guest blogs about cloud storage and its uses for 1:1 iPad organizations - CloudTech

Xaverian Robotics brings home trophies - Courier Life's Brooklyn DailyMSGVarsity.com, and Rockaway Point News

MSG Varsity was at the NYC Saint Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday and got some great shots of our Pipe and Drum Corps - MSGVarsity.com  

165-, 123-, and 141-pound novices all gathered at Xaverian for third-round action and a shot at the quarterfinals of the Golden Gloves boxing tournament - Daily News

Domenick Laurendi was inducted into Xaverian's Athletic Hall of Fame on March 9th - The Tablet

Xaverian swimming finishes the season with yet another title - MSGVarsity.com and Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian welcomes the Class of 2017 on Orientation Day - MSGVarsity.com

Xaverian students participate in 8th Annual Belgium Exchange Program - MSGVarsity.com

Mr. Anthony Diaz '79, Mr. Terence Mullin '88, Mr. Domenick Laurendi, and the 1990 City Championship Varisty Baseball team were all inducted into Xaverian's Athletic Hall of Fame - The Tablet and Tablet writer Jim Mancari's video

Luke Schreiner '15 appears in a mini-documentary regarding the devastating affects of Hurricane Sandy on his  community in Breezy Point - youtube.com

In a recent video Chris Mullin '81, one of this year's Spirit of Xaverian honorees, returns to his elementary school gym to reflect upon his success and says, "True character is what you do when no one's watching." - Youtube.com

 

February 2013
 

Timothy Fox '94, an NYC Sanitation Supervisor, was honored at the Annual Queens County St. Patrick's Parade Ball at Antun's in February for the excellent job he did of managing the Hurricane Sandy cleanup in Rockaway, Broad Channel, Breezy Point and Howard Beach. Timothy was named an Honorary Grand Marshal of the 38th Annual Queens County St. Patrick's Day Parade - The Wave

Justin Brannan '96 crafted a beautiful Op-Ed detailing the importance of Catholic education - Irish Echo

Xaverian Faculty Advisor Patrick Fogarty '96 Named Apple Distinguished Educator - MSGVarsity.com and Courier Life

John Leo Heyer II '00, development officer for Catholic Foundation of Brooklyn and Queens, and Jason McDermott '94, owner of the Pour House, have been named 2013 Rising Star Honorees - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian was well respresented at the recent 113th Anniversary Dinner of the Cathedral Club of Brooklyn...Guests were led into the ballroom by Xaverian's Pipe and Drum Corps - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Middle school student Brigid McEvoy will be honored by the Francesco Loccisano Foundation at the March 10th "Frankie's Heroes" event...Brigid developed and chaired a drive out of her home collecting 197 bag packs and many more boxes filled with school supplies for those who are less fortunate - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator 

Xaverian students answer the question "How do you celebrate your accomplishments?" in Youth Views column - The Tablet

Xaverian defeats Moore Catholic 71-49 in the outbracket of the CHSAA Intersectionals at Archbishop Molloy in Queens - Staten Island Advance

After a tough loss against Cardinal Hayes, Varsity Basketball Co-Captain George Lambert '13 credits  Xaverian for shaping him into the man he is today - Bay Ridge Eagle

A wonderful profile of Justin Brannan '96, president of the Bay Ridge Democrats - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Matthew Petronis '11 and Nicholas Compagnone '11 recently received special recognition awards at the 12th Annual Graybeard Dinner Dance for raising over $500,000 for the Rockaway and Breezy Point communities in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy through web based donation sites - Rockaway Point News and The Wave

Pacos Tacos, a Mexican-American restaurant owned by Joe Ricca '92, received a rave review from local newspaper - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Anthony Ingrassia '02, Producer/Editor of Inside Rutgers Basketball, has been nominated for a New York Emmy Award - scarletknights.com

Ronald Honka Jr. '16 attended the 57th Presidential Inauguration and got a photo op with former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice - The TabletRockaway Point News, and Courier Life

Xaverian students answer the question "How do you deal with pressure before big events or great challenges?" in Youth Views column - The Tablet

Xaverian students reflect upon the significance of the Sacrament of Reconciliation - The Tablet

Seven Xaverian students participate in Urban Challenge Retreat in Camden, NJ - The TabletMSGVarsity.comHome Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, and Rockaway Point News

Ronald Honka Jr. '16 attended the 57th Presidential Inauguration - MSGVarsity.com 

Laray Smith '13 commits to Indiana University, where he will play football and run track - Daily News, MSGVarsity.com, Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, Rockaway Point News, and The Tablet

January 2013 

Laray Smith '13 is searching for a college that will help him develop both his track and football skills (article features a photo taken by Bradley DeSalvo '13) - Daily News 

The Model UN Team traveled to Germany to participate in the Bermun Conference - The Tablet

Xaverian Swimmers win "Battle of Shore Road" at Fort Hamilton High School - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

As entry to Xaverian becomes more competitive, Coach Jioia must work strategically to rebuild the football team - Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily 

Xaverian announces Mr. Tomas Gonzalez '92 has been named Varsity Lacrosse Coach - MSGvarsity.comRockaway Point News, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Xaverian's band, led by Mr. Joe Loposky, performed at the International Peace Light ceremony at JFK International Airport recently - Staten Island Advance

Xaverian inducts 114 students into the Brother Hilary Chapter of the National Honor Society - MSGVarsity.com and Rockaway Point News

Xaverian's basketball team defeats division-leading Archbishop Molloy 62-61 - Daily News

Mr. Dominick Sarta '93, who was named co-president of the 13th Avenue Merchants Association last year, has been profiled as a "Star of Brooklyn" - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Mr. Nick Vendikos '87 (and current Genesis Parent) has been named Director of Development for The Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens and Futures in Education - The Tablet

Mr. Mike Jioia has been named Xaverian's new Head Football Coach - Daily NewsCourier Life's Brooklyn Daily, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, Staten Island Advance, Rockaway Point News

Laray Smith '13 was the only representative from the state of New York at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in California 1/4 - The Tablet

Xaverian's Christmas Prayer Service features special guests, Steve Leondis '79 and his daughter, Devon, speaking about giving back - MSGVarsity.com and Rockaway Point News

Xaverian's Ryken Club, founded by Bro. Jim Smith, has hosted over 350 dances for the disabled adults from the Guild for Exceptional Children - Rockaway Point News

Alex Hajjar '11 recently published an article entitled "College Kids Give Back," a piece describing how his former Xaverian classmates Matthew Petronis '11 and Nicholas Compagnone '11 have raised $175,000 for the Rockaway and Breezy Point communities in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy - aspiredaily.com

Football and track star Laray Smith '13, who has been recruited by many colleges, including Syracuse,Tennessee, Connecticut, Purdue and Indiana, held off on announcing a commitment while in California to play in the Semper Fidelis All American Bowl - Syracuse.com

Xaverian's hurricane relief efforts are spotlighted in Year in Review piece - Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

 

December 2012

Xaverian's basketball team traveled to Alaska over Christmas break to take part in the fourth annual Doc Larson Roundball Classic at Wasilla HS - Daily Newsyoutube.com (opening game footage), youtube.com (Championship game footage) Anchorage Daily News

Oday Aboushi '09 gives back to his community in Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy - Staten Island Advance

The Interact Club organized a bake sale, with proceeds being donated to the Graybeards in Rockaway, and a Toys for Tots drive - The WaveHome Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator, and Rockaway Point News

The Clippers edged out Staten Island's Curtis High School 49-46 - Staten Island AdvanceMSGVarsity.com, and Daily News

MAX (Music at Xaverian) traveled to Washington, D.C. to perform at the National Gallery of Art - The Georgetowner

A wonderful profile of Xaverian Trustee Hon. Matthew J. D'Emic '70 - National Catholic Reporter

The Model UN Team traveled to Germany to participate in the Bermun Conference - Rockaway Point News, Home Repoter/Brooklyn Spectator

The Speech and Debate team came in first place in Novice Public Forum Debate at the Mary Louis Academy on 12/1 - The Wave, The Tablet, Rockaway Point News, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

Ryken Week Celebration Features All-School Prayer Service with Ryken Award Being Presented to Mr. John Dormer - MSGVarsity.com, The Tablet, Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator

A recap of Xaverian's ongoing hurricane relief efforts - The WaveCourier Life's Brooklyn Daily, and Rockaway Point News

A spotlight on Xaverian's basketball team - MSGVarsity.com

 

November 2012

Xaverian Senior Running Back Laray Smith Selected To Play In Semper Fidelis All American Bowl - Staten Island AdvanceMSGVarsity.com, Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily, Home Reporter, and The Tablet

Matt Petronis '11, former Xaverian pitcher, founded a webpage to raise funds to help rebuild his native Breezy Point after Hurricane Sandy devastated the area - MSGVarsity.com

Gregory Habeeb '67 has developed a series of videos offering advice on a wide array of topics, including budgeting, problem-solving, and decision making.  Youtube.com

 

October 2012

Accomplished Alumni Return to Xaverian to Present Guest Lectures - Home Reporter and Rockaway Point News

Forbes.com - Malcolm Davis, a football coach at Xaverian, used the website gofundme.com to raise over $15,000 in 48 hours for a retired Brooklyn Tech football coach who lost his Belle Harbor home due to Hurricane Sandy.  More here.  

Brooklyn Daily - Xaverian beats Holy Trinity 53-18 in last night's football game at Aviator.  More here.

Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spectator - Music at Xaverian Director Joe Loposky and Anthony Bianchi '76 serve as judges for Senior American Idol, which was hosted on campus.  Photo here.  

Staten Island Advance - Xaverian's soccer team edges out St. Peter's with a 5-4 win.  More here.  

 

September 2012

MSG Varsity - Homecoming football game coverage.  Video of full game featuring halftime interview with Principal Deacon McCormack at 57 minute mark here.  Photos here.

ESPN - Chris Mullin '81 makes trick shot on first try on lunch break at ESPN. Video below or here. Mullin takes his shot at the 20 second mark.

Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily - Recap of the Hoban Memorial 5 Mile Run here.  

Daily News - QB Zach Kearney leads the Clippers to a win over Stepinac.  More here.  

Staten Island Advance - Xaverian soccer defeats Monsignor Farrell.  More here.  

August 2012

The Wave - The art of Matthew Petagna '10 was exhibited at the Rockaway Artists Alliance's Studio 7 Gallery from August 11 to August 18.  More here.  

Bay Ridge Eagle - 2005 ESPN National Three-Point Shooting Champ "Black Jack" Ryan visits Xaverian's Summer Sports Camp.  More here.  

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