The St. Ignatius boys’ basketball team’s heart-stopping 42-40 win over rival Sacred Heart Cathedral gives the Wildcats ownership of the Bruce-Mahoney Trophy for the second consecutive year, but the game may be remembered more for the points left on the floor.
The Fightin’ Irish shot 3-of-11 from the free-throw line, including five key misses in the fourth quarter, in the loss on Tuesday at USF’s War Memorial Gymnasium. Read More
Playing its rival in front of a packed house at USF’s War Memorial Gymnasium, St. Ignatius left no doubt who the best girls’ high school basketball team in San Francisco is.
After a slow first quarter, the Wildcats (13-2, 3-0) broke the game open in the second quarter en route to blowing out Sacred Heart Cathedral 58-29 on Tuesday. Read More
Rivals battle to the end
1. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and it’s hard to imagine a more compelling image (right) from 2010. The expression on St. Ignatius pitcher Collin Monsour’s face, and the utter despair of Sacred Heart Cathedral’s Christopher Miguel, face down in the dirt, tells you all you need to know about the oldest high school rivalry west of the Mississippi. St. Read More
In the first round of the 17th annual Leo LaRocca Sand Dune Classic, the St. Ignatius girls’ basketball team forced Sobrato High School into 25 turnovers and cruised to an easy 52-11 victory.
The Wildcats (8-1) scored the game’s first 26 points and held the Bulldogs (1-7) without a field goal in the first half, limiting Sobrato to just one total point in the first half. Read More
St. Ignatius had three players score in double figures as the Wildcats cruised past visiting Lowell High School 62-48 in nonleague girls’ basketball action Tuesday.
Kaitlyn Crawley led the way for the Wildcats (7-1) with 22 points on 9-of-18 shooting from the floor and 4-of-6 from the free-throw line. Read More
On Monday night at Crusader Forum, spectators in the bleachers were all talking about Wednesday’s big game against the University Red Devils.
Riordan High School coach Rich Buckner even had to stop himself from thinking too far ahead and focus more on struggling Balboa High School.
If the Crusaders did have their minds on University, it didn’t show as they jumped on Balboa from the opening tip and easily disposed of the visiting Buccaneers 78-44. Read More
Gibson’s two goals carry SI to victorySt. Ignatius senior forward Audrey Gibson scored two second-half goals and the Wildcats shut out last season’s Central Coast Section Division I finalist Palo Alto 2-0 in the season opener for both teams at J.B. Murphy Field.“First game of the season. I was definitely excited, so the adrenaline was running,” Gibson said. “I just came off the bench ready to play.” Read More