The Team City boys’ basketball team found itself tied with Team SF midway through the second half after squandering a 21-point first-half lead, but held on to win 98-94 in the SanFranPreps.com Michael Gragnani Memorial City All-Star Game on Monday night at St. Ignatius High School.
“It’s a lot of fun because I know everybody and we’re all really good friends, but towards the end, it got competitive and that’s what we like,” Team City’s Joshua Fox said. Read More
At 5:44 p.m. on Thursday, 21-year-old Diondre Young posted a rhyme on Facebook that mentioned friends who had died and asked whether his “time could be next.”
Young’s “time,” it turned out, was just hours away, as he was found shot dead early the next morning in the Rincon Hill area. 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
Sacred Heart Cathedral boys’ basketball coach Darrell Barbour has said it so many times this season — when the guards are on, the Irish play at another level.
Everyone expects big games out of standout senior forwards Taylor Johns and Joshua Fox, but the Irish are at their best when their main rotation of four guards — juniors Khalil James and Herman Pratt, senior Tyler Petroni, and sophomore DeOndre Otis — are firing on all cylinders. Read More
On the scoreboard, an ordinary jump shot and an emphatic dunk are both worth two points, but their impact on a game can be entirely different.
The spark and momentum gained from a dunk, especially in high school basketball, can be the difference between winning and losing. Sacred Heart Cathedral senior forward Taylor Johns has provided that spark on so many occasions this season. Read More