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The boys from Our Lady of the Lake won the 8th grade title.
CYO photos
The boys from Our Lady of the Lake won the 8th grade title.
“Remember, results aren’t the criteria for success-it’s the effort made for achievement that is the most important.”  ---John Wooden

We had close to 300 grade school teams and more than 50 high school teams competing in our CYO basketball program this year. We can safely say that all of our teams put forth great amounts of effort, hard work and desire to make their individual seasons as successful as possible. Not all of our teams can end the season in first place, but every team can achieve success.

Success can often be associated with winning, but success can be defined in many ways. Throughout the season I heard of players making their first ever basket. I heard of a team that lost all of their games during regular season, but found a way to win some during the tournament and go home with a trophy. Success is when players show great amounts of sportsmanship even when they are losing. Success also comes from knowing you did and tried your best.

Our CYO coaches are amazing volunteers. They give up their time to lead, coach and guide these young players. We value all of the effort they give and could not have such a successful program without our coaches and we thank them and are truly grateful.

We would like to wish all you eighth graders success on your journey ahead and in basketball if you are choosing to pursue this sport in high school. We appreciate the spirit you have added to our program over the years.