Up three points with 10 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Galileo freshman point guard Cassidy Chan sunk two free throws to put the Lions up five points and seal the game.Shortly thereafter, Galileo exhaled. The Lions, who entered the second half with a 22-7 lead, had just held off a furious Urban comeback bid to win 39-34 in the first round of the Lincoln Tournament at Lincoln High School on Thursday.“I was pretty nervous,” Chan said. “But I realized, if I can hit in practice, it can’t be much different than hitting it in the game.” Read More
Christine Keelan and the rest of the Sacred Heart Prep girls’ volleyball team will take on nationally-ranked La Jolla Country Day for the state title Saturday. Read More
For the Terra Nova High School football team, it is déjà vu all over again.
The Tigers have advanced to their second straight Central Coast Section championship game — sixth overall in school history — and will try to bring home their first section title in 22 years on Saturday night. Read More
Last season, Riordan’s Ivan Dorsey and Mission’s Angelo Gulley were two of the top pure scoring guards in The City, averaging 21.7 and 18.7 points per game, respectively.Now, with both players having graduated, the two teams will look to find a new identity when they face off today at 8 p.m. in the opening round of the Crusader Classic, hosted by Riordan. Read More
For the second time in three years, the Sacred Heart Prep football team is playing for its first-ever Central Coast Section football championship. Unfortunately for the Gators (10-2), they will face the top-seeded team in the section’s Division IV bracket. Read More
They have gone the entire year without once tasting defeat, and the Sequoia High School football team wants to extend that streak just one more week. If Sacred Heart succeeds, it will capture the Central Coast Section Division II championship.
But standing between the No. 2 Cherokees (11-0-1) and a perfect ending to a near-perfect season is No. 5 Willow Glen (10-2), and the Rams have made upset their middle name so far this postseason, knocking off No. 4 Los Gatos 13-12 before stunning No. 1 Wilcox 49-34 last week. Read More
In the four years that June Jordan School for Equity has fielded a boys’ basketball team, it has been the doormat of the Academic Athletic Association.
The Jaguars have won just one of their 62 AAA games in those four years and have never won more than two games in a season.
However, there have been signs of hope this season for Jordan, which equaled it’s highest win output in school history with victories in their first two games against Impact and Envision academies. Read More
After dropping the first two sets of the CIF-Northern California Division IV girls’ volleyball championship in stunning fashion to Notre Dame (Belmont), the entire Sacred Heart Prep girls’ volleyball exited the gym for two minutes to regroup.
With the entire crowd looking around wondering where the Gators had disappeared to, the gym doors burst open, and in came what looked to be a brand-new team.
The Gators knew that in order to play for the state championship on Saturday, they had to sweep three straight sets against a very formidable opponent. And they did just that. Read More
Gibson’s two goals carry SI to victorySt. Ignatius senior forward Audrey Gibson scored two second-half goals and the Wildcats shut out last season’s Central Coast Section Division I finalist Palo Alto 2-0 in the season opener for both teams at J.B. Murphy Field.“First game of the season. I was definitely excited, so the adrenaline was running,” Gibson said. “I just came off the bench ready to play.”The first half of play lacked much action, as both teams tried to feel each other out and combined for only four shots. Read More