Prep Sports

St. Ignatius captains Pete Quill, Daniel Lombardi, Siaki Gallegos-Hunkin, Duke Reeder and Seta Netane pose with the Gil Haskell Trophy after a 42-0 victory over Riordan. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)

St. Ignatius retains Gil Haskell Trophy, shuts out Riordan for third straight year

Team prevails with 42-0 win in opening game of truncated spring season

 

Lincoln Mustangs quarterback Jonas Francovich (6) sets to handoff the football to fullback Tyree Cross (8) against the Gardena Panthers in the 1st quarter at the CIF Division 7-AA State High School Football Championship Game at City College of San Francisco on December 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

S.F. public schools given OK for some outdoor sports

It will only be for a brief period, but outdoor high school…

 

Riordan Crusaders versus St. Ignatius Wildcats at JB Murphy Field on the St. Ignatius Prepatory High School Campus on September 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

State allows high school sports to resume, but fight is far from over

For the first time since mid-March 2020, there is hope for high…

 

They’ve got ‘discipline, dedication and desire.’ But will they get a chance to play?

They’ve got ‘discipline, dedication and desire.’ But will they get a chance to play?

Champion Lincoln High Mustangs in limbo about their future

  • Sep 12, 2020
They’ve got ‘discipline, dedication and desire.’ But will they get a chance to play?
The All-SF Soccer Team features an eclectic and comprehensive mix of the top prep performers in The City as nominated by nearly 40 coaches and athletic directors. (Courtesy photo)

Announcing the 2019-20 All-SF High School Soccer Team and award finalists

San Francisco prep soccer community unites to honor top performers

  • Apr 24, 2020
The All-SF Soccer Team features an eclectic and comprehensive mix of the top prep performers in The City as nominated by nearly 40 coaches and athletic directors. (Courtesy photo)
St. Ignatius players and fans had all sorts of reasons to celebrate throughout what was a remarkable football season. (Paul Ghiglieri/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Looking back at a banner year for St. Ignatius football

With the sports world on hold, fans are trying to stay sane by reaching into the memory banks to relive great moments.

St. Ignatius players and fans had all sorts of reasons to celebrate throughout what was a remarkable football season. (Paul Ghiglieri/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Riordan guard Bryce Monroe, seen here during the second half of a 76-62 win over Vanden, had his quest for a state championship cut short after the school was forced to close its doors when a student tested positive for the coronavirus. (Jeff Fung/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Riordan guard Bryce Monroe, seen here during the second half of a 76-62 win over Vanden, had his quest for a state championship cut short after the school was forced to close its doors when a student tested positive for the coronavirus. (Jeff Fung/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Prep roundup: SI boys hoops wins section title, receiver Danny Ryan chooses USC

Prep roundup: SI boys hoops wins section title, receiver Danny Ryan chooses USC

The St. Ignatius boys basketball team settled its season series with rival Sacred Heart Cathedral

Prep roundup: SI boys hoops wins section title, receiver Danny Ryan chooses USC
After 30 years of working with the school, including 27 as athletic director, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory’s Jo Ann Momono will be retiring at the end of the school year. (Mark Pardini/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Sacred Heart Cathedral’s athletic director retiring after three decades

Jo Ann Momono made history as the first female athletic director in the West Catholic Athletic League

After 30 years of working with the school, including 27 as athletic director, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory’s Jo Ann Momono will be retiring at the end of the school year. (Mark Pardini/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Luke Moore, who scored 10 points on Saturday in Stuart Hall’s BCL West Tournament Championship win, protects the ball from Urban’s Jaydon Aquino (22).                                Michael Hong/Special to S.F. Examiner

San Francisco Prep roundup: Stuart Hall wins BCL West Tournament

It wasn’t the way anyone drew it up, but the Stuart Hall…

Luke Moore, who scored 10 points on Saturday in Stuart Hall’s BCL West Tournament Championship win, protects the ball from Urban’s Jaydon Aquino (22).                                Michael Hong/Special to S.F. Examiner
Rishi Raghavan (42) and Cal Ladine (40) combined for 57 points in Lowell’s 74-53 win over Mission on Monday. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S. F. Examiner)

Prep roundup: Ladine scores 39, Riordan falls into tie for first

For one night, Lowell finally flipped the script, getting 39 points from Cal Ladine in a 74-53 win

Rishi Raghavan (42) and Cal Ladine (40) combined for 57 points in Lowell’s 74-53 win over Mission on Monday. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S. F. Examiner)
University is No. 1 again as the BCL West champions.

Prep roundup: University atop BCL West, SI loses in controversial finish

The University Red Devils continued their mastery of the Bay Counties League West Division on Tuesday night

University is No. 1 again as the BCL West champions.
Sacred Heart Cathedral Wildcats compete against St. Ignatius Wildcats in the Bruce-Mahoney basketball game at the Cow Palace on January 3 in Daly City. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Prep roundup: Riordan and SI pick up road wins

Leading by 10 with 2:29 left, Riordan (16-2, 7-1 WCAL) let the Padres claw back in with a pair of 3-pointers from Ryan Wilson,

Sacred Heart Cathedral Wildcats compete against St. Ignatius Wildcats in the Bruce-Mahoney basketball game at the Cow Palace on January 3 in Daly City. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
With Tuesday night’s 62-51 win at Mitty, the Crusaders defeated the Monarchs on the road for the first time since 2002. (Ethan Kassal/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Prep basketball: Riordan ends long-standing losing streak at Mitty

“One of the things we talked about that we wanted to do this year was knock off Mitty at Mitty,”

With Tuesday night’s 62-51 win at Mitty, the Crusaders defeated the Monarchs on the road for the first time since 2002. (Ethan Kassal/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Sacred Heart Cathedral Fightin’ Irish compete against St. Ignatius Wildcats in the Bruce-Mahoney basketball game at the Cow Palace on January 3.
Sacred Heart Cathedral Fightin’ Irish compete against St. Ignatius Wildcats in the Bruce-Mahoney basketball game at the Cow Palace on January 3.
Freshman point guard King-Jhsanni Wilhite scored a game-high 21 points for St. Ignatius on Tuesday night. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)

St. Ignatius squad shows encouraging signs despite recent losses

Back-to-back rivalry losses were certainly undesirable for any St. Ignatius basketball fan

Freshman point guard King-Jhsanni Wilhite scored a game-high 21 points for St. Ignatius on Tuesday night. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Antonio Abeyta (1), pictured here with Dimitri Koutsogeorgas (3) came through in the clutch for the Serra Padres Saturday night.(Kyle Dayanghirang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Riordan shocked at home by Serra in WCAL opener

The stage was set perfectly for the Riordan Crusaders to open 2020 with a bang

Antonio Abeyta (1), pictured here with Dimitri Koutsogeorgas (3) came through in the clutch for the Serra Padres Saturday night.(Kyle Dayanghirang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
USF’s old court has been dusted off for use at the Cow Palace for Friday’s Bruce-Mahoney Game. (Courtesy/St. Ignatius Athletics)

Bruce-Mahoney Game returning to Cow Palace

After taking refuge in the East Bay for a year, the biggest San Francisco high school sporting event of the year will be back in The City.

USF’s old court has been dusted off for use at the Cow Palace for Friday’s Bruce-Mahoney Game. (Courtesy/St. Ignatius Athletics)
Bryce Monroe, seen here with head coach Joey Curtin during a December 10 victory over Weston Ranch, scored 23 of his 27 in the second half on Saturday to lead Riordan to a come-from-behind win over Modesto Christian.(Kyle Dayanghirang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Prep basketball roundup: Riordan improves to 9-1

Riordan trailed the featured game of the seven-game showcase at halftime

Bryce Monroe, seen here with head coach Joey Curtin during a December 10 victory over Weston Ranch, scored 23 of his 27 in the second half on Saturday to lead Riordan to a come-from-behind win over Modesto Christian.(Kyle Dayanghirang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Lincoln quarterback Luis Contreras warms up on the sideline at Kezar Stadium during the Mustangs’ scrimmage against Sacred Heart Cathedral on Aug. 23, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Prep roundup: Lincoln High School football is No. 1 again

Luis Contreras ran 56 times, breaking his own single-game San Francisco record for carries

Lincoln quarterback Luis Contreras warms up on the sideline at Kezar Stadium during the Mustangs’ scrimmage against Sacred Heart Cathedral on Aug. 23, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)