Like so many baseball teams in The City, the path to success for Sacred Heart Cathedral starts in the batter’s box.
The Irish bats showed up early and cranked out 12 hits to score their highest run total of the West Catholic Athletic League season in a 7-2 win on the road against Riordan.
Six of the Irish hits came with runners in scoring position and they jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning and led 6-1 in the top of the third. Read More
PACIFICA — Two years ago, St. Ignatius pitcher Collin Monsour closed out the final leg of the Bruce-Mahoney series with a seventh-inning save as a sophomore.
This year, as the Wildcats’ ace, the senior barely broke a sweat.
Monsour threw a complete-game shutout in a 3-0 St. Ignatius win over rival Sacred Heart Cathedral in West Catholic Athletic League play on Thursday at Fairmont Park. Read More
All it took was one breakdown, and Sacred Heart Cathedral’s boys’ soccer team was in a hole immediately against St. Francis on Saturday at the Crocker Amazon Soccer Fields.
Thirty seconds into the game, the Irish committed a turnover in their own half of the field and St. Francis forward Emilio Huerta made them pay. Read More
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
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
Its first two games couldn’t have been more different, but Sacred Heart Cathedral is on the path to clearing its first hurdle — sweeping its nonleague schedule.
Before the brutal West Catholic Athletic League season begins, a nonleague sweep is almost essential for entrance in the Central Coast Section playoffs.
But the final leg of that schedule, Jefferson High School, is no pushover. Read More
Imogen Lloyd Webber (daughter of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber) represents the "English point of view," notes MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan, while Timothy P. Carney, weighs in as a "legitimate Irishman, even American as well."
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With a history that predates the statehood of California, the Irish community has long held a prominent place in the Bay Area.Now in its 160th year, the San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival celebrates Saturday with more than 100 floats, a plethora of pipers and dancers and thousands of participants. Read More
President Barack Obama is wooing the Irish this year, proclaiming March as Irish-American Heritage Month.From his proclamation: Read More
St. Ignatius has received most of the early acclaim in the winter boys’ soccer season, but after Sacred Heart Cathedral’s 2-0 win over Valley Christian of San Jose in both teams’ West Catholic Athletic League opener at Kimbell Playground on Saturday, there may be another WCAL contender lurking in The City. Read More