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A History of CYC Sports

THIS PAGE CONTAINS A DETAILED CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE CATHOLIC YOUTH COUNCIL, STARTING WITH THE YEARS BEFORE THE FORMAL ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CYC

Founding Fathers: Dooley, Maxwell and Keaney x2 (1910-1941)

The Catholic Youth Council (CYC) athletic program was officially established in 1941. This year mark...
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This Could be the Start of Something Big (1941-1947)

During the next several years Fr. Maxwell with the support of the parish priests began what would be...
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The Dynamic Duo (1947-1960)

Dozens perhaps hundreds or even thousands of dedicated men and women can, no doubt, be given some of...
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The Legacy Continues (1960-1978)

With the appointment of Father Louis F. Meyer to the post of Executive Director, the CYC changed dir...
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Turning the Page (1978-1985)

With Monsignor Meyer stepping aside it was, of course, necessary to find yet one more leader to assu...
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A Synopsis of More Recent Years (1986-2018)

In 1985 Mike Kalist became Director of the agency. He had participated in CYC sports as a youth back...
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