After leading St. Mary’s to its first outright West Coast Conference regular-season title since 1989, junior guard Matthew Dellavedova was named the WCC Player of the Year on Tuesday.
Dellavedova becomes the seventh player in St. Mary’s history — and the second straight (Mickey McConnell, 2011) — to be named the conference’s top player. Read More
BERKELEY — The late-inning magic that propelled Cal to the College World Series last year wasn’t needed Tuesday. Instead, the Bears jumped on a string of USF miscues to earn a 5-3 victory at Evans Diamond. Read More
It’s been an up-and-down season for the USF men’s basketball team, and Saturday offers one last regular-season test at home against first-place St. Mary’s.After starting the season with a 9-4 preseason record, the West Coast Conference schedule was tougher, as the Dons are 8-7 in the conference, and hope to keep their record above .500 with a win this weekend at War Memorial Gymnasium. Read More
With only three games left, the Cal men’s basketball team is in control of its own destiny in pursuit of the Pac-12 Conference regular-season championship.
Cal (22-6, 12-3 Pac-12) and Washington are tied in first place, but the Golden Bears hold the tiebreaker, having won the only matchup between the two teams on Jan. 19. Read More
The USF baseball team may have exceeded expectations last season by winning the West Coast Conference title, but that hasn’t stopped it from eyeing a repeat.
Despite a strong stretch run and a trip to the NCAA tournament, the preseason coaches’ poll has the Dons projected to finish third in 2012. Read More
Following the USF men’s basketball team’s game first game this season against BYU on Jan. 7, coach Rex Walters said he was the reason the team did not play well.
“I set basketball back 100 years trying to walk it up against BYU and get our guys nonaggressive,” Walters said at the time. “We’ve got to be aggressive. That’s why I recruited them. I’ve got to put them in situations where they can be successful.” Read More
STANFORD — If Wednesday’s Bay Area college baseball media day proved anything, it’s that if one hopes to break into the postseason this season, one will have to rely on good pitching.
And a lot of it. Read More
The Bruce-Mahoney basketball game was ugly for three quarters, but at its most important stage, Sacred Heart Cathedral’s boys’ basketball team shot the lights out.
And in the process, they made a baseball game in late March significantly less important. Read More
It’s common in baseball for players to celebrate with high-fives and hugs after a teammate has hit a ball out of the park. The “home runs for health” campaign added to the post-homer euphoria during last season’s conference-winning season for the USF baseball team. Read More
There was a time when Brad Engmann would gun his race car; these days he races with his gun.
Like other kids in his St. Francis Woods neighborhood, the San Francisco native grew up playing American Legion baseball; in fact, the middle infielder was instrumental in launching the baseball program at International High School.
At USF, however, the 2006 graduate with a double major in history and political science switched his allegiance to cars. Read More