SAN JOSE — It didn’t take long for Sacred Heart Cathedral to re-establish itself as the best girls’ volleyball program in The City.
The Irish completed a season sweep of rival St. Ignatius and clinched their fourth Central Coast Section Division III championship in five years with a 25-20, 27-25, 25-14 win Saturday at Independence High School.
A year ago, it was St. Read More
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Even after a dismal first half, Sacred Heart Cathedral seized momentum on the road against Serra when the Irish cut the Padres’ lead to 20-14 late in the third quarter.
Seconds later, Serra superstar Erich Wilson ripped the momentum back, and the Padres cruised to a 35-14 West Catholic Athletic League football win. Read More
Sacred Heart Cathedral’s girls’ volleyball team played stellar defense all night against visiting rival St. Ignatius in the West Catholic Athletic League playoffs, and the deciding fifth game was no exception.
With the score tied at 7-7 in the fifth, two consecutive blocks from junior outside hitter Sarah Jones sparked a 5-0 Irish run that was ultimately the difference in a 25-18, 21-25, 25-14, 24-26, 15-10 win. Read More
Lowell at Lincoln, 3 p.m.
Lincoln (3-4, 3-1) escaped an upset against Marshall last week, but Lowell (3-3, 2-2) wasn’t so fortunate, falling to previously winless Balboa.
Lowell will look to running back Reggie Webb to lead it past Lincoln, as the winner of this game will take hold of third place in the league standings.
The players may change on the field year-to-year, but the storyline stays the same.
It’s the Bruce-Mahoney game — enough said.
This year’s edition of the 118-year-old rivalry is scheduled for Friday night at Kezar Stadium and is not short on subplots, with Sacred Heart Cathedral needing only one more win for a Central Coast Section playoff berth and St. Ignatius also seeking crucial CCS points. Read More
Senior night for the St. Ignatius girls’ volleyball team was supposed to highlight the solid core of seniors that led the school to its first Central Coast Section title in school history last season.
Instead, it was a pair of underclassmen from visiting rival Sacred Heart Cathedral that spoiled senior night for the Wildcats, handing them a 25-12, 20-25, 25-21, 25-23 loss on Tuesday night. Read More
The Sacred Heart Cathedral offense was certainly effective in it’s win on the road against Riordan on Saturday, but it was the Irish defense that was dominant — and they seem to be getting better every week.
The Irish defense held the Crusaders to just 48 yards through three quarters and 134 overall in a 35-7 rout, to clinch the Stanfel Cup for the fourth consecutive year. Read More
After a crushing loss to Bellarmine to open up West Catholic Athletic League play, it’s almost a blessing that Sacred Heart Cathedral will be playing rival Riordan on Saturday.
The Irish won’t have a letdown week when the Stanfel Cup is at stake.
“We’re fortunate because our next game is Riordan,” Sacred Heart coach John Lee said. “It’s a city school. It’s a rival school. Our guys know what we’re playing for.” Read More
The feeling is familiar for Sacred Heart Cathedral’s football team, but that doesn’t make the Fightin’ Irish’s loss to Bellarmine on Saturday at Kezar Stadium any less painful.
In 2010, the Irish proved they could hang with the West Catholic Athletic League’s elite, but could not put games away. They started 2011 in the same fashion, with a 14-7 loss to the Bells. Read More