Balboa at Washington, 2 p.m.For Balboa (4-5, 3-3) to gain entrance to the AAA playoffs, they will need to knock off undefeated Washington (7-2, 6-0), then receive help with Lincoln and Lowell losses.Lincoln at Burton, 2 p.m.Lincoln (3-6, 3-3) only needs to knock off Burton (1-6, 1-5) to secure a playoff spot and will look to ride the running back tandem of Demetrius Williams and Jay’von Fields.Marshall at Galileo, 2 p.m. Read More
Even after a dismal first half, Sacred Heart Cathedral seized momentum on the road against Serra when the Irish cut the Padres’ lead to 20-14 late in the third quarter.
Seconds later, Serra superstar Erich Wilson ripped the momentum back, and the Padres cruised to a 35-14 West Catholic Athletic League football win. Read More
Outside of The City’s center stage at Kezar Stadium, the presence of Friday night lights in San Francisco is a foreign idea.
That will change this week, when St. Ignatius will host its second night game in school history against West Catholic Athletic League cross-town rival Riordan. Read More
Sacred Heart Cathedral’s girls’ volleyball team played stellar defense all night against visiting rival St. Ignatius in the West Catholic Athletic League playoffs, and the deciding fifth game was no exception.
With the score tied at 7-7 in the fifth, two consecutive blocks from junior outside hitter Sarah Jones sparked a 5-0 Irish run that was ultimately the difference in a 25-18, 21-25, 25-14, 24-26, 15-10 win. Read More
The players may change on the field year-to-year, but the storyline stays the same.
It’s the Bruce-Mahoney game — enough said.
This year’s edition of the 118-year-old rivalry is scheduled for Friday night at Kezar Stadium and is not short on subplots, with Sacred Heart Cathedral needing only one more win for a Central Coast Section playoff berth and St. Ignatius also seeking crucial CCS points. Read More
Senior night for the St. Ignatius girls’ volleyball team was supposed to highlight the solid core of seniors that led the school to its first Central Coast Section title in school history last season.
Instead, it was a pair of underclassmen from visiting rival Sacred Heart Cathedral that spoiled senior night for the Wildcats, handing them a 25-12, 20-25, 25-21, 25-23 loss on Tuesday night. 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
The Serra High School football team has had two consecutive subpar seasons by its standards, finishing fourth in the West Catholic Athletic League last season, and looks to make a larger impact going forward.
“We have an elevated expectation level from the kids,” Serra coach Patrick Walsh said. “With this group, we’re just focused on 2011.” Read More
Moving 3,000 miles from home was not an easy decision for then 14-year-old Caroline Doyle.
The young tennis champion from San Francisco’s Richmond district had just completed her first semester at St. Ignatius. After winning last year’s West Catholic Athletic League championship and being named the WCAL Singles Player of the Year, the freshman sensation was offered a coveted spot at the USTA Training Center in Boca Raton, Fla. Read More