The public-school basketball teams are not the only San Francsico squads playing in section championship games this weekend.
The International High School girls’ team and the University boys’ are both in North Coast Section Division V title games and they will both face familiar opponents — one much more familiar than the other. Read More
This year’s edition of the Mercy High School girls’ basketball team hasn’t quite lived up to the program’s recent standard of putting together 20-win seasons, but it extended an impressive streak nonetheless on Thursday night.
With a 49-42 win over visiting Half Moon Bay in the Central Coast Section Division IV playoffs, the seventh-seeded Skippers have now won a CCS tournament game in nine consecutive seasons. Read More
With one not-so-simple decision in May, the Central Coast Section completely changed the landscape of its playoffs and the changes have a clear objective — limiting the amount of championships the West Catholic Athletic League can win. Read More
It may have been a relatively down year for city volleyball as a whole, but it wasn’t a down year for Sacred Heart Cathedral, and that is reflected in The San Francisco Examiner and SanFranPreps.com All-City girls’ volleyball team. Read More
Even after a dismal offensive first half against visiting De La Salle High School, the Lincoln boys’ basketball team had a glimmer of hope when it hit two consecutive baskets early in the third quarter to cut the Spartans’ lead to 28-15.
That hope was squashed quickly and soundly by the defending North Coast Section Division I champions, who went on a 10-0 run and never looked back in a 56-26 win over the Mustangs on Tuesday. Read More
University High School junior midfielder Diego Lopes couldn’t get out of class in time for a 4 p.m. kickoff against Drew on Monday afternoon.
Normally a starter, Lopes arrived toward the end of warm-ups and began the game as a substitute.
From his sideline seat at the Crocker Amazon Soccer Fields, Lopes watched University hit the post twice and fire several more terrific close-range opportunities either wide or over goal through the first 25 minutes. Read More
It would be hard to imagine a more foreboding start to the Bay Counties League West season for the Convent of the Sacred Heart High School girls’ volleyball team Tuesday.The Cubs fell behind 16-0 on the road against Lick-Wilmerding in the first game and trailed in every game, but came back to win the match 19-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-16. Read More