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
Lowell at Burton, 3 p.m.
The Cardinals (1-2, 0-1) dropped their Academic Athletic Association opener to rival Washington last week, and will look to avenge last season’s loss to Burton (0-2, 0-1), which also lost its opener, to Galileo, last week.
Lincoln at Galileo, 3 p.m. Read More
Having a good preseason is nothing new to the South City football team.
Translating that success into Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division play would be a change coach Frank Moro is hoping for.
“We’ve been talking about October all year,” Moro said. “You have to get off to a good start. This game is huge.” Read More
Sequoia has already faced its fair share of adversity through three games, and it will look to remain perfect as it faces Valley Christian (Dublin) on Friday night.
Valley Christian (4-0) is coming off a 42-0 win against Lower Lake last week. The win matched the Vikings’ season total from a year ago when it reached the first round of the North Coast Section Division IV playoffs. Read More
Welcome to Chapter 2 in the developing relationship between Alex Smith and 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, a relationship that has to grow. And grow quickly if the 49ers are to make anything out of this season.
This brand-new bond has to develop more dimensions for 49ers fans to chew on than was displayed in Week 1 when Smith played as conservatively as humanly possible — which was a positive — for the veteran of six disappointing years. Read More
Ready, set, go. Only forget the ready, set.
It’s full speed ahead into the next era of 49ers football, on display for the first time this afternoon at Candlestick Park. No learning curve allowed for Jim Harbaugh in his debut as an NFL coach.
That’s because today’s game against the Seattle Seahawks is the first must-win of the year for Harbaugh and the 49ers. This begins a three-game, season-opening set that this team has to make the most of. 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
“Hail! Hail! Hail!” screams the entire contingent of Lincoln High School football players on a foggy weekday afternoon.
The Lincoln football team opens up every practice by singing the school’s alma mater. Most sing along with every word, but many are still learning.
It’s a peculiar sight, but it is anything but insignificant. In fact, it represents the stage at which the Mustangs enter the 2011 season — building from the ground up. Read More
McLeod Bethel-Thompson has made his way back to the Bay Area this year after winning a roster spot on the Arena Football League’s San Jose SaberCats. It’s been quite the journey for Bethel-Thompson, as he’s bounced around California before finally landing the backup gig behind veteran quarterback Mark Grieb. Read More
Cal football coach Jeff Tedford likened Zach Maynard to Akili Smith, whom he coached at Oregon and was eventually the No. 3 overall pick in the 1999 NFL draft, as he talked during a media gathering at Candlestick Park on Monday to promote the Sept. 3 opener with Fresno State. Read More