SACRAMENTO – It's been said over and over – defense wins championships. No matter how good any defense is, though, you still have to put points on the board. The Sacred Heart Cathedral girls’ basketball team learned that lesson the hard way in the Division III state championship game Friday at Sleep Train Arena. Read More
SACRAMENTO – A whirlwind of swings and emotion sent the Division III boys' basketball state championship game to overtime, but it only delayed the heartbreak that is all too familiar to Sacred Heart Cathedral. Read More
Eleven San Francisco high schools are part of the Northern California bracket of the CIF State Basketball Championships, though none were selected to compete in the newly formed and controversial Open Division.
The CIF unveiled brackets on Sunday and the Sacred Heart Cathedral boys and girls were both handsomely rewarded. Read More
Ten performers from San Mateo County will be making the trip to Clovis for the 94th annual California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championships, set to begin Friday.
Serra, the only county school to send more than one participant, will have double the opportunity to do damage at state with both of its participants competing in the boys’ shot put. Read More
SACRAMENTO — The Sacred Heart Cathedral boys’ basketball team’s chances of winning a state championship simply rolled off the rim in a 71-67 loss to Alemany of Mission Hills in the California Interscholastic Federation Division III championship game on Saturday at Power Balance Pavilion. Read More
Many people portray the 2009 Sacred Heart Cathedral boys’ basketball team as larger than life.
It reached the apex of accomplishment in high school basketball with the boys program’s first state championship, and the current version of the Irish has a chance to be in that company if it can win the CIF Division III state championship on Saturday at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento. Read More
The most prominent decoration in Zach Tapel’s bedroom is a normal sheet of white paper pinned up above his bed.It could have come from a printer, a copy machine or just a stack of similar pages, but it’s what is written on the sheet that drives Tapel, a senior player on the Sacred Heart Cathedral boys’ basketball team. It’s not fancy, in fact, it’s quite rudimentary. In thick black marker, Tapel wrote a date down, “11-11-11.” Read More
It’s no surprise that the Sacred Heart Cathedral and Bishop O’Dowd boys’ basketball teams are meeting in the California Interscholastic Federation Northern California Division III regional championship game on Saturday at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento.
Since the season tipped off, the two teams have been tabbed as the best in the region’s division and neither was truly challenged in the prior two rounds of the tournament. Read More
After losing key players from last year’s squad that had aspirations of a state championship, the Sacred Heart Prep boys’ basketball team has exceeded expectations and is one win away from the California Interscholastic Federation title game.
“It was disappointing to everybody,” SHP coach Tony Martinellli said of last year’s team that was eliminated in the NorCal quarterfinals. Read More
If its blowout win over Miramonte in the second round of the Northern California bracket of California Interscholastic Federation Division III playoffs Saturday didn’t validate the Sacred Heart Cathedral boys’ basketball team’s top seed, the performance from the Irish on Tuesday sure did. Read More