Convent of the Sacred Heart High School’s girls’ basketball team hasn’t exactly showed the ability to score in bunches in its first six games, but the Cubs’ offense found a rhythm on Thursday.
Convent shot just over 54 percent from the floor and had three players score in double figures in a 72-57 win over Berean Christian of Walnut Creek to tip off the Urban Shootout tournament at Kezar Pavilion. Read More
It’s almost hard to put into words just how important Valentino Miles was to the Sacred Heart Cathedral football team this season.
The best way to gauge Miles’ impact, however, was when he was not on the field. In the moments where Miles was not in the game, the Irish struggled mightily, but when he was in, the standout senior running back was electric. Read More
A year after losing in the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section Division II playoffs to St. Francis, defense has been the mantra for the El Camino High School boys’ basketball team, and it has already had some early returns.
“It’s a reality check. They feel it and now they want it,” El Camino coach Archie Junio said. “It’s going to help them in the long run.” Read More
It almost doesn’t matter how well Lowell High School’s boys’ basketball team shoots in any given game.
Lowell’s defense is so stout this season, if the shots don’t fall, the Cardinals can still win comfortably, and they proved that in a 52-41 win over Bay in the first round of the Cardinal Classic on Thursday at Lowell. Read More
With the Carlmont boys’ basketball team returning only three seniors and losing Peninsula Athletic League Ocean MVP James Testa to graduation, Carlmont is looking much more youthful heading into this season.
“This group of kids is very hard-working from a top down,” Carlmont coach Dave Low said. “It’s everybody that’s been most refreshing, rewarding.” Read More
The Burlingame High School boys’ basketball team lost all five starters to graduation, including Rodrigo Puliceno and Kyle Shaffer, from last year’s Central Coast Section runner-up team, but that does not mean it won’t continue to be in the title picture.
“We’re a very different team [than last year],” Burlingame coach Jeff Dowd said. “They understand we have high expectations around here. We have lots of potential.” Read More
A 56-yard touchdown run by junior Eric Redwood late in the fourth quarter broke a tie as Serra ended years of futility Saturday with a 42-21 victory over Menlo-Atherton to claim its first Central Coast Section Division I championship since 1990.
“Being the favorite, there’s a lot of pressure and I didn’t think we were playing our style of football,” Serra coach Pat Walsh said. “All I told those guys in the second half was ‘If we’re going to go out, we’re going to go out fast.’” Read More
As bad as Lowell High School’s boys’ basketball team shot the ball in the first three quarters on Thursday, the Cardinals hit the key shots down the stretch to hold off defending Academic Athletic Association champion Washington 32-29 in the Blue and Gold Tournament semifinals at Jefferson High School.
Lowell will take on another AAA rival in the championship game tonight, as Galileo took down host Jefferson 53-22 in the other semifinal matchup. Read More
As much as the rivalry, venue and circumstances of the Central Coast Section Division III football championship between Sacred Heart Cathedral and St. Ignatius on Saturday means to San Francisco, what may be most exciting is that both teams are playing their best football of the season. Read More
On the strength of two second-half turnovers by Lincoln High School, Washington High overcame a three-point halftime deficit to advance to its second consecutive Turkey Bowl with a hard-earned 21-10 victory on Thursday.
“I tell the guys all the time that nothing is going to be easy, and I told them at halftime we didn’t really need to fix anything other than to just play harder,” Washington coach Karl Finley said. Read More