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Danny Ryan (44) of St. Ignatius tries to steal a ball from Charley Moore (23) of University High School in a game on Dec. 8, 2018, at St. Ignatius. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

PrepFocus: Bambauer, Sand Dunes headline top SF Preps basketball match ups

The gap between Christmas and New Year is known as a relaxing…

 

Lauren Sera (10) celebrates Sacred Heart Cathedral's WCAL tournament championship with Kelsey Yew (8), Megan Lenn (9) and Sophie Seljeseth (13) on Oct. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Sacred Heart Cathedral beats St. Ignatius for outright WCAL volleyball championship

SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL -- A year ago, Sacred Heart Cathedral senior outside…

 

Skylar Loving-Black and San Jose-Valley Christian celebrate after beating San Mateo-Serra on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (Ethan Kassell / Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Mateo-Serra suffers worst league loss since 2001 at the hands of Valley Christian

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The only thing that resembled the last three…

 

Galileo running back Yarvell Smith sits injured on the sidelines during the Lions' loss to Rio Vista on Sept. 15, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: League showdowns all around a busy weekend of prep football

Galileo (3-1) @ Burton (4-0), Saturday, 2 p.m. The resurgent Pumas made…

Galileo running back Yarvell Smith sits injured on the sidelines during the Lions' loss to Rio Vista on Sept. 15, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Mateo-Serra's Nick Brown readies to run out to the field before a game in 2017. (Courtesy: Junipero Serra High School)

Prep Focus: San Mateo-Serra opens with clash against Gardena-Serra in Honor Bowl

Having finally climbed the mountain last season, the Serra Padres now have…

San Mateo-Serra's Nick Brown readies to run out to the field before a game in 2017. (Courtesy: Junipero Serra High School)
Greg Hill, left, holds practice at Mission High School last season. Hill is out as head coach, replaced by Tobias Whitley. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Prep Focus: Mission football set to go under new head coach Tobias Whitley

If the Mission Bears are going to continue their presence at the…

Greg Hill, left, holds practice at Mission High School last season. Hill is out as head coach, replaced by Tobias Whitley. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Galileo’s state football title is just one sign of the rise of competition all around the Academic Athletic Association. (Photo: Robert Schnitzer, special to the S.F. Examiner)

Intersectional match-ups headline preseason for San Francisco prep football

While the end of the summer is a mournful occasion for some,…

Galileo’s state football title is just one sign of the rise of competition all around the Academic Athletic Association. (Photo: Robert Schnitzer, special to the S.F. Examiner)
The St. Ignatius basketball team during last year’s trip to Taiwan. (Courtesy / St. Ignatius basketball)

PrepFocus: St. Ignatius goes international again with trip to Argentina

For a second consecutive summer, the St. Ignatius boys basketball team is…

The St. Ignatius basketball team during last year’s trip to Taiwan. (Courtesy / St. Ignatius basketball)
These St. Ignatius fans were just a few of the jubilant spectators at high school sporting events around the City throughout a magical year. (Courtesy / Paul Ghiglieri)

Recapping a landmark year for San Francisco prep sports

As high school athletes turn in their uniforms and don their graduation…

These St. Ignatius fans were just a few of the jubilant spectators at high school sporting events around the City throughout a magical year. (Courtesy / Paul Ghiglieri)
Miyah Lewis-Hampton, who will receive the Kevin Restani Basketball Trophy, started at Leadership and will continue her basketball career at San Jose State. (Credit: Lewis-Hampton family)

San Francisco Italian Athletic Club dinner to honor local high school stars

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Steve Mariucci and legendary University of San…

Miyah Lewis-Hampton, who will receive the Kevin Restani Basketball Trophy, started at Leadership and will continue her basketball career at San Jose State. (Credit: Lewis-Hampton family)