The Carlmont High School boys’ basketball team is looking like the team to beat this year. Unfortunately for the Scots, they are playing in a league full of teams to beat.
“It’s a division [where] all six teams are going to be good this year,” Carlmont coach Dave Low said. “I can easily see the first-place team finishing with two or three losses.” Read More
Lincoln High School boys’ basketball coach Mike Gragnani died Tuesday of an apparent heart attack according to school and CIF-San Francisco Section officials. Read More
Playing a three-day basketball tournament between Christmas and New Year’s may not seem to be the easiest feat to pull of — especially when you are running an eight-team bracket each for both boys’ and girls’ prep teams. Read More
With a game as unique as his name, San Francisco State University’s Phoenix O’Rourke is making huge strides in his senior season. Averaging more than 27 minutes per contest, O’Rourke has been a key contributor to the early success the Gators have enjoyed. Off to a 5-2 overall record and perfect 3-0 mark in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, the Gators have hopes of finishing atop the league. Read More
Lowell High School point guard Jorell Cacatian started off slowly in the Cardinals’ nonleague matchup against Urban School, but after Urban’s Nate Cohen sent the game to overtime on a 3-pointer at the buzzer, Cacatian took over.
The junior would equal his point total in regulation with seven of Lowell’s 11 points in overtime to lead the Cardinals to a 56-53 win on Tuesday at Lowell High School. Read More
There will be one certainty when the 36th annual Terra Nova High School girls’ basketball tournament gets underway today in Pacifica. There will be a new champion crowned Saturday, as defending champion Sacred Heart Cathedral is not part of the field this year.
Aside from that, it is a wide-open tournament with a field of eight teams, any one of which is capable of claiming the trophy Saturday night. Read More
Two games into the girls’ basketball season and there is bad news on the horizon for future opponents of the Hillsdale High School team.
They only get better the longer the game goes on.
The Knights rolled to a 61-30 win Tuesday against Crystal Springs Uplands turning a tight two-point contest after the opening period into an easy win and a 2-0 record. Read More
We admit: Beltway was a little judgy this morning when President Obama headed off in the motorcade for basketball at Fort McNair. We're working! We're at work here! No time for hoops!
But yikes -- Obama, playing with staff and family members, took an elbow to the face and ended up getting 12 stitches! Press secretary Robert Gibbs was ready with a statement: Read More
His high school teammates called the future president “Barry O’Bomber” for his proclivity for launching long-range jump shots, and tonight he took yet one more high-pressure shot from downtown. Nothing but net. Read More