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
St. Ignatius had three players score in double figures as the Wildcats cruised past visiting Lowell High School 62-48 in nonleague girls’ basketball action Tuesday.
Kaitlyn Crawley led the way for the Wildcats (7-1) with 22 points on 9-of-18 shooting from the floor and 4-of-6 from the free-throw line. 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
Lowell at Galileo, 3 p.m.Galileo standout senior running back Quincy Nelson will look for another impressive performance against the Cardinals (0-4, 0-2). Nelson ran for a staggering 349 yards and six touchdowns in the Lions’ (3-3, 2-0) win over Balboa last week. The Cardinals have struggled on offense, but may get back on track against Galileo’s defensive unit, which has been a weak link. Read More
After a heart-wrenching loss on the road against Archbishop Mitty in its West Catholic Athletic League opener last week, a single question stands out for Sacred Heart Cathedral — Will the Irish be able to bounce back? Read More
Balboa at Galileo, 3 p.m.Both teams cruised against less-talented opponents in their AAA openers, but this could be the league’s most closely contested game. Both teams feature standout running backs in Galileo’s Quincy Nelson and Balboa’s Greg Warren. Both ran for 200 yards or more last week. Read More
St. Ignatius girls’ volleyball team went an impressive 12-2 in its nonleague schedule, but got its first dose of West Catholic Athletic League competition in a 25-16, 25-13, 23-25, 25-21 loss to visiting Presentation of San Jose on Tuesday. Read More
The first two weeks of the football season have been trying for The City’s teams, going a combined 3-16-1, but optimism is holding out on Ellis Street.
Sacred Heart Cathedral alone is responsible for the majority of the wins, as the Fightin’ Irish are the only remaining unbeaten city team at 2-0. Read More