The Central Coast Section Division III football championship game between St. Ignatius and Sacred Heart Cathedral essentially came down to a bounce.
With the game tied at 14-14 in the third quarter, a botched snap caromed off Sacred Heart quarterback Jack Harrington and hit the turf. Read More
So many of Lowell High School’s wins in the past two seasons have been blowouts, but the Cardinals were pushed to the brink again in the Academic Athletic Association boys’ soccer championship game on Saturday.
Lowell rallied back from an early 1-0 deficit, then withstood a frenetic push from Lincoln in the final minutes in a 2-1 win at Boxer Stadium. Read More
What happened to the Giants? The better question is, what didn’t happen to the Giants?
From Opening Day, when they were beaten by the Los Angeles Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw — and Buster Posey was still healthy — there was a sense this year might be as frustrating as last year was elating. Read More
It was here in the Big Apple 60 years ago that Chuck Dressen, manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, declared in a statement that some English teachers defended on the grounds a team is a collective noun, “The Giants is dead.”
The New York Giants weren’t — coming back from a 13½-game August deficit to force a playoff with the Dodgers, which resulted in the “Shot Heard ’Round the World,” by Bobby Thomson.
The San Francisco Giants are.
Not that anyone back here cares. Read More
Lingering fatigue? A postseason hangover?
Suddenly, the Giants’ 2010 World Series championship, so revered last fall, sounds like a party that lasted too long.
All across baseball the warnings are being sounded regarding the toll last year’s World Series run could take on the Giants’ young pitchers one season later. Where did all this pessimism come from? Read More