St. Ignatius still hasn’t put together four consecutive quarters of solid football, but luckily for the Wildcats, their defense was dominant enough through three to build up a 35-0 lead against Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland.
The Dragons, who outgained St. Ignatius 278-231, rallied in the fourth quarter to cut the final score to 35-20, but the huge deficit was too much to overcome. Read More
As tough a pill as St. Ignatius’ 28-26 loss to Marin Catholic was to swallow last week, the excitement surrounding the football program is palpable.
The reason for the excitement is a revamped offense the Wildcats displayed against Marin Catholic, and first-year junior starting quarterback Jack Stinn. Read More
Host St. Ignatius outgained Marin Catholic in every offensive category and controlled the football game for three quarters, but there was one glaring difference between the two teams in the visitor’s 28-26 victory.
When the teams got into positions to score in the second half Saturday, SI kicked field goals and Marin Catholic scored touchdowns. Read More
St. Ignatius’ girls’ volleyball team got everything it could ask for in the first two games on the road against University High School, but showed just how good it can be in the third.
The Wildcats cruised through the third game and sealed a 33-31, 25-22, 25-19 win over the Red Devils on Thursday in a showcase of two of the best volleyball programs not only in San Francisco, but in Northern California. Read More
The 2010 football season for St. Ignatius was a tumultuous one for the program, to say the least.
But the Wildcats have convinced themselves that 2010 is fully out of their minds, and that it won’t have any effect on this year’s team.
John Regalia, who is entering his 14th season with the program, took over coaching duties for Bluford last October and continues to focus on the future. Read More
Moving 3,000 miles from home was not an easy decision for then 14-year-old Caroline Doyle.
The young tennis champion from San Francisco’s Richmond district had just completed her first semester at St. Ignatius. After winning last year’s West Catholic Athletic League championship and being named the WCAL Singles Player of the Year, the freshman sensation was offered a coveted spot at the USTA Training Center in Boca Raton, Fla. 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
Anyone who watched Lowell High School’s Chloe Roddy play in the Academic Athletic Association championship game saw just how much she can impact a softball game.
The senior had a pair of two-run home runs and five RBIs in an 11-1 rout over rival Washington to pick up the AAA title, but it was her body of work, encompassing the whole season, that earned her the honor of the San Francisco Examiner and SanFranPreps.com Player of the Year. Read More
Ever since John DeBenedetti resigned from the boys’ basketball coaching position at St. Ignatius in early April, rumors and speculation swirled regarding who the successor would be.
Nearly two months later, the Wildcats turn to a proven commodity.
On Tuesday, in an email to all faculty and students, St. Ignatius athletic director Robert Vergara announced that Tim Reardon will take over the reins of the program next season. Read More
After finishing in a seven-way tie for eighth place at the Northern California Boys’ Golf Championships, St. Ignatius’ Nick Noya survived a playoff to claim one of the individual automatic qualifying spots to the State Championships at Poppy Hills Golf Club on June 8.
Noya and teammate Nick Satterfield both fired 1-over-par 71s at Butte Creek Country Club in Chico on Monday, but only Noya was able to make it through the playoff. Read More