Central Coast Section

Oisin McCormack (3), Cedric Reed Jr. (4), Elijah Flowers (0), Devin Mims (15), Xavier Colyon (22) and Oscar Cheng (far right background) celebrate an Open Division championship at Santa Clara University on Feb. 22, 2019. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Oscar Cheng rises to the occasion as Sacred Heart Cathedral completes improbable Open Division title run

SANTA CLARA — The West Catholic Athletic League basketball All-League Team came…

 

St. Ignatius captain Lauren Frohan (11) dribbles against Valley Christian in a game on Jan. 26, 2019. (Courtesy: Paul Ghiglieri)

SF Preps: St. Ignatius girls soccer shut out in championship game

SANTA CLARA — The St. Ignatius Wildcats had reached the Central Coast…

 

Sacred Heart Cathedral forward Oisin McCormack boxes out Mitty's Joseph Vaughn in a Central Coast Section playoff game at Piedmont Hills High School in San Jose on Feb. 16, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Teamwork helps SHC snap Menlo-Atherton’s 20-game win streak, advance to Open Division final

SAN JOSE — The Sacred Heart Cathedral Fightin’ Irish graduated two starters…

Sacred Heart Cathedral forward Oisin McCormack boxes out Mitty's Joseph Vaughn in a Central Coast Section playoff game at Piedmont Hills High School in San Jose on Feb. 16, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Archbishop Riordan guard Bryce Monroe (1) drives past Serra guard Julius Alcantara (5) in a game at Riordan on Feb. 12, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Riordan shakes off first quarter to blow past St. Francis

SUNNYVALE — The Riordan Crusaders opened the Central Coast Section Open Division…

Archbishop Riordan guard Bryce Monroe (1) drives past Serra guard Julius Alcantara (5) in a game at Riordan on Feb. 12, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Serra forward Cade Rees looks to pass against Riordan in a game at Archbishop Riordan on Feb. 12, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Serra felled by Menlo-Atherton in first round of CCS Open Division

SUNNYVALE — It’s rare for the Serra Padres to lose to a…

Serra forward Cade Rees looks to pass against Riordan in a game at Archbishop Riordan on Feb. 12, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Levar Watkins Jr. (kneeling) is consoled by Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard on Saturday, Nov. 24, after a playoff loss to Sacred Heart Prep. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

Sacred Heart Cathedral falls in defensive struggle against Sacred Heart Prep

ATHERTON — Facing Sacred Heart Prep’s defense would have been tough enough…

Levar Watkins Jr. (kneeling) is consoled by Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard on Saturday, Nov. 24, after a playoff loss to Sacred Heart Prep. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)
Terence Loville (1) and Daylin McLemore (2) of San Mateo-Serra lament their CCS loss to St. Francis on Nov.23, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: Serra’s run comes to an end against familiar foe

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Don’t be fooled by the 38-8 final score. Serra’s…

Terence Loville (1) and Daylin McLemore (2) of San Mateo-Serra lament their CCS loss to St. Francis on Nov.23, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)
St. Ignatius football players Beau Gardner (55), Nate Washington (24), Davis Desouza (19) and Will Burkett (50) sing the alma mater after losing to Sacred Heart Prep in a Central Coast Section quarterfinal game in Gilroy, Calif., on Nov. 17, 2018. (Courtesy / St. Ignatius)

SF Preps Football: St. Ignatius ousted in regional quarterfinal by Sacred Heart Prep

GILROY — As was often the case throughout a season filled with…

St. Ignatius football players Beau Gardner (55), Nate Washington (24), Davis Desouza (19) and Will Burkett (50) sing the alma mater after losing to Sacred Heart Prep in a Central Coast Section quarterfinal game in Gilroy, Calif., on Nov. 17, 2018. (Courtesy / St. Ignatius)
The Golden Gate Bridge as seen from The Presidio is mired in smog as smoke from the Camp Fire in Northern California drifts down into the Bay Area on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Central Coast Section football playoff games rescheduled for a third time due to fires, air quality

The Sacred Heart Cathedral football team's bus was just 20 minutes away…

The Golden Gate Bridge as seen from The Presidio is mired in smog as smoke from the Camp Fire in Northern California drifts down into the Bay Area on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City wrestlers set for state meet

Several local wrestlers will be vying for state championships this weekend at…

CIF announces football regional bowl game participants

While San Francisco and San Mateo County teams had a split decision…

Eric Sun/2013 S.f. Examiner file photoSaturday’s Central Coast Section Division III championship game will be the third time in four years that St. Ignatius and Aptos will play in the playoffs. Last year Aptos won 41-35.

CCS title game has St. Ignatius facing Aptos in playoffs for third straight year

High school rivalries typically don’t develop between teams that are 80 miles…

Eric Sun/2013 S.f. Examiner file photoSaturday’s Central Coast Section Division III championship game will be the third time in four years that St. Ignatius and Aptos will play in the playoffs. Last year Aptos won 41-35.
Eric Sun/2013 Examiner file photoSt. Ignatius senior QB Ryan Hagfeldt led the WCAL with 1

St. Ignatius' Hagfeldt looks to cap impressive career with CCS title

It's always a little strange to refer to teenage athletes as veterans,…

Eric Sun/2013 Examiner file photoSt. Ignatius senior QB Ryan Hagfeldt led the WCAL with 1
Willie Eashman/S.F. Examiner file photoSt. Ignatius senior quarterback Ryan Hagfeldt

St. Ignatius, Burlingame gear up for unfamiliar foes in CCS playoffs

Though they’re set to square off in playoff games against schools they’ve…

Willie Eashman/S.F. Examiner file photoSt. Ignatius senior quarterback Ryan Hagfeldt

St. Ignatius boys rally to win CCS Division II title

SANTA CLARA -- St. Ignatius boys' basketball coach Tim Reardon could watch…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.

SF’s WCAL schools have plenty of motivation for postseason

At this point of the high school boys' basketball season, when the…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.
Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.

St. Ignatius vying for third straight CCS football title

While advancing to Friday’s Central Coast Section Division III football championship, St.…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.
Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius quarterback Ryan Hagfeldt threw four touchdown passes in Friday's CCS semifinal win against Burlingame.

St. Ignatius hands Burlingame its first loss, advances to CCS title game

BURLINGAME -- Top-seeded Burlingame High School came into the Central Coast Section…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius quarterback Ryan Hagfeldt threw four touchdown passes in Friday's CCS semifinal win against Burlingame.
eric sun/s.f. examiner file photoLowell senior Kelly Wong will lead the Cardinals against Galileo in the AAA championship today at Kezar Pavilion.

St. Ignatius looks to hand Burlingame its first loss of the season

A quick glance at the records of St. Ignatius (3-8) and Burlingame…

eric sun/s.f. examiner file photoLowell senior Kelly Wong will lead the Cardinals against Galileo in the AAA championship today at Kezar Pavilion.