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Playoff Picture
   [02/28/2018 - 09:59 AM]

Girls Varsity will play at St. Francis on Thursday March 1st at 6:30 in the Semi-Finals for the Brooklyn Queens Diocesan. The Finals will be at CK on Saturday March 3rd  at 8:00 PM

Boys Freshman will play St. Raymonds on Saturday at 5:00 PM at Molloy for the City Championship

Boys Varsity will play on Sunday March 4th at Fordham University in the City Quarter-finals. Game time is 1:00
 Semi-Finals will be Wednesday March 7th at St. John's and the Finals on Sunday March 11th at Fordham.
Thank you for all the support this season. Go Royals!!

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Playoff Update
   [03/06/2018 - 01:51 PM]

The Boys Varsity basketball City Semi-Final game will be moved to Thursday night at 6:00 PM at St. John's University due to the weather expected on Wednesday.

Girl's Varsity will play for the City Championship Friday night at St. Raymonds HS for Boys at 7:30 against Cardinal Spellman.

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Christ the King confident they can win it all in 2017-18 by Bryan Fonseca
   [03/01/2018 - 11:34 AM]

With numerous city and state championships and sustained success over many years, “Christ the King speaks for itself,” as current boys head coach Joe Arbitello says.

That’s why getting bounced in the Catholic League quarterfinals in last year’s postseason served as a disappointment.

This time, the Royals enter with more talent, confidence, and maturity from last season. The Middle Village-based team began their 2017-18 campaign on December 1, losing to last year’s CHSAA Champion, Cardinal Hayes, 84-64, but turned around to defeat 2017 PSAL AA runner-up, Thomas Jefferson, 85-76, on Sunday. 

On that note, does coach Arbitello believe his team has what it takes to win it all this year, which they haven’t done in the CHSAA since 2014-15? 

Hell yes. 

“I’m confident every year that we could win it,” Arbitello told BQE Media after one of the final team practices before the season. “There’

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Second-ranked CTK on national championship chase by Bryan Fonseca
   [03/01/2018 - 11:18 AM]

Bob Mackey doesn’t claim to see into the future, and before this season he didn’t even try.

But if you told him that his Christ the King girls’ basketball squad would be 24-0 and second in the USA Today National Super 25 Girls’ Rankings following a regular season schedule littered with prominent programs across the city, region and country, he might’ve thought you were inebriated. 

“I would’ve said, I would like to know what you’re having because it must make you very happy,” Mackey, smiling, told this paper following a Thursday morning team practice in Middle Village. 

But today, this is exactly the case.

The Royals are second only to San Jose, California-based Archbishop Mitty in the USA National Rankings ahead of the upcoming Brooklyn/Queens Catholic League playoffs, which begin on Thursday, followed by the CHSAA “AA” title tournament the following week.

The Brooklyn/Queens playoff c

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