College Sports

San Francisco State sprinter Timarya Baynard runs in the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships. (Courtesy / SF State Athletics)

San Francisco State women’s track set to compete at national indoor championships

The field for the NCAA Indoor National Championships is set, and the…

San Francisco State sprinter Timarya Baynard runs in the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships. (Courtesy / SF State Athletics)
University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari is guarded by Isaiah Wright of the University of San Diego in a game at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2019. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons blow late lead, lose in overtime to San Diego

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — With 4.4 seconds remaining in regulation, the University…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari is guarded by Isaiah Wright of the University of San Diego in a game at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2019. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Riley Ornido pitches at Dante Benedetti Diamond early in the 2018 season. (Courtesy / USF Dons Baseball)

USF right-hander Riley Ornido wins WCC Pitcher of the Week as Diamond Dons head to Texas

The University of San Francisco baseball team will head down to Texas…

Riley Ornido pitches at Dante Benedetti Diamond early in the 2018 season. (Courtesy / USF Dons Baseball)
San Francisco Dons forward Moa Lundqvist heads to the sideline in a game against Cal Poly in Seaside, Calif., on Nov. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons women’s basketball players Moa Lundqvist, Nia Alexander named WCC All-Academic

The University of San Francisco women's basketball team scored two spots on…

San Francisco Dons forward Moa Lundqvist heads to the sideline in a game against Cal Poly in Seaside, Calif., on Nov. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Malcolm Johnson of City College of San Francisco drives past two Cañada College defenders in a game on Feb. 6, 2019, at City College of San Francisco (Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Men’s and women’s City College basketball head into playoffs as high seeds

The City College of San Francisco men's basketball team will be the…

Malcolm Johnson of City College of San Francisco drives past two Cañada College defenders in a game on Feb. 6, 2019, at City College of San Francisco (Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari drives by Santa Clara's Guglielmo Caruso on Feb. 9, 2019, in a game at War Memorial Gym in the Sobrato Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons Men’s Basketball: Turnovers and Vrankic combine to all but end San Francisco’s at-large hopes

SANTA CLARA — After a missed Tahj Eaddy free throw with 21.7 seconds…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari drives by Santa Clara's Guglielmo Caruso on Feb. 9, 2019, in a game at War Memorial Gym in the Sobrato Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Riley Ornido pitches at Dante Benedetti Diamond early this season. (Courtesy / USF Dons Baseball)

College Notebook: Dons edge Bakersfield in baseball home opener

The University of San Francisco baseball team evened up its season record…

Riley Ornido pitches at Dante Benedetti Diamond early this season. (Courtesy / USF Dons Baseball)
Frankie Ferrari (2) of the San Francisco Dons goes up for a lay-up past Darius McNeill (1) of the California Golden Bears during the first period at Haas Pavillion on December 5, 2018 in Berkeley, California. (Chris Victorio - Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco erases 14-point deficit to beat BYU on the road in dramatic fashion

After an admitted coaching blunder at the end of the first half…

Frankie Ferrari (2) of the San Francisco Dons goes up for a lay-up past Darius McNeill (1) of the California Golden Bears during the first period at Haas Pavillion on December 5, 2018 in Berkeley, California. (Chris Victorio - Special to S.F. Examiner)
CCSF guard Deschon Winston goes up for a lay-up against Chabot College on Feb. 20, 2019. (Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)

City College of San Francisco men’s basketball stretches winning streak to 12

The City College of San Francisco men’s basketball team defeated Chabot College…

CCSF guard Deschon Winston goes up for a lay-up against Chabot College on Feb. 20, 2019. (Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco forward Nate Renfro drives against Killian Tillie during a game on Jan. 12, 2019 at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Nate Renfro heads University of San Francisco men’s basketball All-Academic honors

As a team, University of San Francisco men's basketball has excelled in…

University of San Francisco forward Nate Renfro drives against Killian Tillie during a game on Jan. 12, 2019 at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend slams home a dunk in the first half of the Dons' 83-61 win over Portland on Jan. 24, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons basketball survives overtime scare from last-place Portland

The San Francisco Dons have been mired in a bumpy stretch as…

University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend slams home a dunk in the first half of the Dons' 83-61 win over Portland on Jan. 24, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
City College of San Francisco guard Austin McCullough goes for a lay-up against Las Positas in a game on Feb. 15, 2019 at City College.(Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)

McCullough delivers in first game back, helps CCSF Rams win 94-65

In his first game back from a broken left wrist, City College…

City College of San Francisco guard Austin McCullough goes for a lay-up against Las Positas in a game on Feb. 15, 2019 at City College.(Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco wing Jordan Ratinho (25) dribbles against St. Mary's point guard Jordan Ford on Jan. 3, 2019, at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF rallies from down 12 to outlast Pepperdine as Ratinho scores career-high 29

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — A career-high 29 points from Jordan Ratinho and…

University of San Francisco wing Jordan Ratinho (25) dribbles against St. Mary's point guard Jordan Ford on Jan. 3, 2019, at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
The 1968-69 San Francisco State men's basketball team: (Top) Bob Roehl, Joe Callaghan, Sam Goldman, Girard Chatman, Rick Lind, Lewis Wooden and (bottom) Bill Locke, Ron Beall, Bob Thompson, Dennis Jew, Curtis Washington. (Courtesy / Ron Beall)

San Francisco State basketball 1968-69: Winning in the shadows

By John Horgan Special to S.F. Examiner For Bob Thompson, the image…

The 1968-69 San Francisco State men's basketball team: (Top) Bob Roehl, Joe Callaghan, Sam Goldman, Girard Chatman, Rick Lind, Lewis Wooden and (bottom) Bill Locke, Ron Beall, Bob Thompson, Dennis Jew, Curtis Washington. (Courtesy / Ron Beall)
Steve Negoesco, former head men's soccer coach for the USF Dons, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at the age of 93. (Courtesy / USF Athletics)

Steve Negoesco memorial service details announced

Following the passing of longtime University of San Francisco head men's soccer…

Steve Negoesco, former head men's soccer coach for the USF Dons, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at the age of 93. (Courtesy / USF Athletics)
University of San Francisco athletic director Scott Sidwell (second from right) poses with the Don Francisco  mascot and game sponsors during the Dons' game against Gonzaga. on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

USF athletic director Scott Sidwell to take job at Penn State

University of San Francisco athletic director Scott Sidwell is resigning his post…

University of San Francisco athletic director Scott Sidwell (second from right) poses with the Don Francisco  mascot and game sponsors during the Dons' game against Gonzaga. on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
University of San Francisco forward Nate Renfro looks to the referee for clarification after he dives for a loose ball in the first half of a game against Santa Clara on Feb. 9, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco men’s basketball gets back to winning ways, breaks streak with win over Santa Clara

The University of San Francisco men's basketball team had been rolling this…

University of San Francisco forward Nate Renfro looks to the referee for clarification after he dives for a loose ball in the first half of a game against Santa Clara on Feb. 9, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco women's basketball's Shannon Powell (33) huddles with her freshmen teammates, from left to right - Kia Vaalavirta, Julia Nielacna and Marta Galic, during the Dons' game versus UT Arlington on Nov. 25, 2018, at War Memorial at the Sobrato Center. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

USF Women’s basketball is building on a youthful core

With 7:45 left in the third quarter of Thursday's game against Pepperdine,…

San Francisco women's basketball's Shannon Powell (33) huddles with her freshmen teammates, from left to right - Kia Vaalavirta, Julia Nielacna and Marta Galic, during the Dons' game versus UT Arlington on Nov. 25, 2018, at War Memorial at the Sobrato Center. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
University of San Francisco forward Nate Renfro drives against Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke on Jan. 12, 2019 at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons basketball blown out by Gonzaga in Spokane

After a 96-83 loss to Gonzaga — a game that was tied…

University of San Francisco forward Nate Renfro drives against Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke on Jan. 12, 2019 at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Malcolm Johnson of City College of San Francisco drives past two Cañada College defenders in a game on Feb. 6, 2019, at City College of San Francisco (Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)

CCSF Basketball: Johnson and Rams hustle their way to 90-72 win

The City College of San Francisco men’s basketball overcame Cañada College on…

Malcolm Johnson of City College of San Francisco drives past two Cañada College defenders in a game on Feb. 6, 2019, at City College of San Francisco (Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)