The default platitude in the West Catholic Athletic League and Central Coast Section football discussions this season has been pretty simple.
Bellarmine is king until someone someone knocks it off.
For the first time in a long time — maybe the first time since it left the Academic Athletic Association in 1968 — St. Ignatius has an opportunity to take the crown as the top team in the WCAL and in the CCS when the Wildcats host Bellarmine on Saturday. Read More
Teenagers accused of breaking into Muni’s Castro station early Wednesday and setting several fires are recent graduates of two different private high schools in San Francisco — and one of the brainiacs might have tweeted about the bizarre crime.
Timothy Abellera and Brian Hinchion, both 19-year-olds from San Francisco, were arrested after allegedly breaking into the station and setting several fires about 3:30 a.m., police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said. Read More
Joining Santa Clara-bound Jordan Newell, another St. Ignatius softball player will be playing in college next season.
Helen Buse, who is hitting .360 from the left side of the plate this year for the Wildcats, has committed to play at Division III Smith College in Northhampton, Mass. Read More
Archbishop Riordan High School got a welcome reprieve from its brutal West Catholic Athletic League season with a dominating 63-39 win over visiting Seaside in the second round of the CIF-Central Coast Section Division III playoffs on Thursday, but the honeymoon won’t last long.
WCAL foe and city rival St. Ignatius awaits the seventh-seeded Crusaders (9-17) in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Read More
With an opportunity to secure second place outright in the West Catholic Athletic League, it was a series of several missed opportunities that the St. Ignatius boys’ soccer team will look back on with some regret after a 0-0 tie against visiting Serra on Wednesday.
St. Ignatius (8-1-2, 4-1-1) sent seven shots on target, but it was the shots that just missed the net that were the Wildcats’ best chances to score, including multiple right on the doorstep of the Serra goal. Read More
The St. Ignatius boys’ basketball team’s heart-stopping 42-40 win over rival Sacred Heart Cathedral gives the Wildcats ownership of the Bruce-Mahoney Trophy for the second consecutive year, but the game may be remembered more for the points left on the floor.
The Fightin’ Irish shot 3-of-11 from the free-throw line, including five key misses in the fourth quarter, in the loss on Tuesday at USF’s War Memorial Gymnasium. Read More
Playing its rival in front of a packed house at USF’s War Memorial Gymnasium, St. Ignatius left no doubt who the best girls’ high school basketball team in San Francisco is.
After a slow first quarter, the Wildcats (13-2, 3-0) broke the game open in the second quarter en route to blowing out Sacred Heart Cathedral 58-29 on Tuesday. Read More
Peaks and valleys are facts of life, but in many ways, former St. Ignatius High School quarterback Zac Lee’s football career has been defined by them.
He’s served in nearly every role possible at the position: under-recruited prep standout, community college phenom, injury-prone quarterback, Division I starter, third-string backup. Read More
In the first round of the 17th annual Leo LaRocca Sand Dune Classic, the St. Ignatius girls’ basketball team forced Sobrato High School into 25 turnovers and cruised to an easy 52-11 victory.
The Wildcats (8-1) scored the game’s first 26 points and held the Bulldogs (1-7) without a field goal in the first half, limiting Sobrato to just one total point in the first half. 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.” Read More