Will McKee has played at Kezar Stadium more times than he can remember.
Playing football, lacrosse and soccer in four years at St. Ignatius Prep, big games were always at Kezar, but he didn’t wear the familiar red, white and blue uniform in his final appearance at the iconic stadium. Read More
In a banner year for St. Ignatius girls’ athletics, Maria Kemiji-McDonald was often in the center of the action.
Arguably the most athletic player on the field or court in any given game, the three-sport standout was a key component in each of her teams’ successes this year, amassing a combined 75-17 record across the volleyball, basketball and lacrosse seasons.
That’s why she’s The San Francisco Examiner and SanFranPreps.com Female Athlete of the Year. Read More
A star local athlete who played football at DeMatha, led the Naval Academy to the 2004 lacrosse title game then became a member of the elite Navy SEALs, was among the nine U.S. military personnel killed in a helicopter crash while on a mission in southern Afghanistan. Read More
Although St. Ignatius has been a perennial Northern California lacrosse power for more than a decade, something was always missing for the Wildcats at the end of the season.
Playing as an independent, St. Ignatius had never played in a postseason game since lacrosse became an official CIF sport.
That all ended this season, when St. Ignatius (20-2) won the inaugural West Catholic Athletic League lacrosse championship by beating Bellarmine of San Jose earlier this month. Read More
Duke University’s new sexual misconduct policy can render a student guilty of non-consensual sex simply because he or she is considered “powerful” on campus, according to the non-profit Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). The policy cites “perceived power differentials” which “may create an unintentional atmosphere in coercion.” Read More
Watch out East Coast: San Francisco lacrosse is nipping at your heels.
Braden Edwards is a co-founder of the San Francisco Lacrosse League. The University High School lacrosse coach has lost neither his Pennsylvanian accent nor his passion for the sport.
“Lacrosse has been a big part of my life and has helped me get to where I am today,” Edwards said. “I like to afford some of my experiences to the younger generation.” Read More
Kezar Stadium will be the site on Oct. 10 for the first Division I men’s lacrosse game between top 20 programs ever to be played in Northern California. The San Francisco Fall Lacrosse Classic will feature an offseason scrimmage between two of the nation’s top collegiate lacrosse programs, the University of North Carolina and Brown University. Read More