Every time Sacred Heart Cathedral senior track standout Edward Lampkin gets in the starting blocks, he follows a similar routine.
Lampkin taps his left foot three times, then his right, before saying a prayer revolving around his grandparents, Ellen Bolton and Robert Lampkin.
“I’m dedicating the season to them,” said Lampkin, whose grandparents died several weeks apart, all in the last two months. “They really meant a lot to me.” Read More
During the West Catholic Athletic League season, the St. Ignatius baseball team failed to come through in so many key hitting situations that its confidence plummeted almost to the point of no return.
Almost. Read More
Menlo School’s Andrew Buchanan came up short in his bid to reach the state championships, finishing in a tie for 23rd at the NorCal Golf Championships at the Butte Creek Country Club in Chico on Monday.
Armijo’s (Fairfield) Aaron Beverly won a playoff to take the individual crown after shooting a 4-under-par 68, while Foothill (Pleasanton) took the team title. Read More
After upsetting top-seeded St. Francis in last season’s Central Coast Section Division I playoffs, the Carlmont baseball team continued to have doubters, with some calling the win a fluke.
The Scots have come out this season looking to dispel any notion what they did was a fluke.
“We wanted to come out the gates and prove it wasn’t a fluke,” Carlmont coach Rich Vallero said. “We’re always hearing excuses of why we beat [St. Francis].” Read More
BELMONT — Mercy of San Francisco High School’s girls’ basketball team may not have played its best offensively against Notre Dame of Belmont in the Central Coast Section Division IV playoffs on Tuesday, but there was no let-up from its defense. Read More
The Jewish Community High School of the Bay boys’ basketball team knows exactly how Trinity Christian of Monterey feels.
The Wolves were in the same spot a year ago.
A year after making its first appearance in the Central Coast Section Division V playoffs last season, Jewish Community fell to Trinity 50-49 in the first round of the CCS playoffs on Tuesday at Alma Heights Christian Academy. Read More
The Serra boys’ basketball team has let Central Coast Section championships slip through its fingers over the past few years, but with a roster overhaul during the summer, the Padres may have their best shot to end their drought.“We missed four banners by a possession in each year,” coach Chuck Rapp said. “We did talk about that and address that. It was this team’s goal to claim that banner.” Read More
A remarkable year in San Francisco high school sports was marked by lengthy championship droughts coming to an end, epic runs through the playoffs and one historic football game at AT&T Park.
1.) Historic CCS football game Read More
The Central Coast Section Division I football championship between Serra and Menlo-Atherton on Saturday means more than just a championship.
In the long and prestigious athletic history at Serra, the Padres are on the doorstep of clinching their first CCS title since 1990.
“The excitement of finishing the season with a win [is big],” Serra coach Pat Walsh said.
Second-seeded M-A (9-3) is searching for its third CCS title in the past 10 years and first since 2008. Read More