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Galileo wide receiver Reese Bickart stands on the sideline before the second half of a game on Sept. 15, 2018, in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Galileo-Lincoln clash headlines this week’s prep matchups

Multiple rivalries and a battle for Academic Athletic Association supremacy between Galileo…

Galileo wide receiver Reese Bickart stands on the sideline before the second half of a game on Sept. 15, 2018, in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Serra linebacker E.J. Lahlouh (6) sacks Archbishop Riordan quarterbackAdham Abdelghani on Oct. 6, 2018, at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: Serra and Valley Christian headline another big weekend

This week’s high school football schedule includes games that won’t just determine…

Serra linebacker E.J. Lahlouh (6) sacks Archbishop Riordan quarterbackAdham Abdelghani on Oct. 6, 2018, at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard celebrates with his teammates after beating St. Ignatius on Oct. 5, 2018, at Kezar Stadium. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Sacred Heart Cathedral wins Bruce-Mahoney thriller

KEZAR STADIUM — There have been other entertaining installments in the age-old…

Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard celebrates with his teammates after beating St. Ignatius on Oct. 5, 2018, at Kezar Stadium. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)
Jack Castiglione and the St. Ignatius Wildcats look to change the course of their season on Friday night in the Bruce-Mahoney Game.

Bruce-Mahoney and Mission-Galileo to headline huge weekend of high school football

Bruce-Mahoney Game: Sacred Heart Cathedral (2-3, 0-2 WCAL) vs. St. Ignatius (0-5,…

Jack Castiglione and the St. Ignatius Wildcats look to change the course of their season on Friday night in the Bruce-Mahoney Game.
Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard (24) runs into the line of scrimmage, pursued by Mountain View-St. Francis's Joshua Pakola (7) in the third quarter of a 14-0 loss to the Lancers on Sept. 28, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Game of the Week: St. Francis vs. Sacred Heart Cathedral

KEZAR STADIUM -- For the second week in a row, Sacred Heart…

Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard (24) runs into the line of scrimmage, pursued by Mountain View-St. Francis's Joshua Pakola (7) in the third quarter of a 14-0 loss to the Lancers on Sept. 28, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
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)
Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard (24) is tackled by Kyane Schmidt (54) in a game on Sept. 21, 2018 at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Game of the Week: Sacred Heart Cathedral stumbles in WCAL opener

KEZAR STADIUM -- A week after 52-point win over Homestead a week…

Sacred Heart Cathedral running back Anthony Heard (24) is tackled by Kyane Schmidt (54) in a game on Sept. 21, 2018 at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Mateo-Serra quarterback Luke Bottari attempts a pass during the third quarter of a game at Pittsburg on Sept. 7, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Prep Football Preview: Lincoln travels to El Camino, Sacred Heart Cathedral tangles with Valley Christian

Lincoln (3-0) @ El Camino (1-2), Friday, 7:30 p.m. Already boasting solid…

San Mateo-Serra quarterback Luke Bottari attempts a pass during the third quarter of a game at Pittsburg on Sept. 7, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Mateo-Serra quarterback Luke Bottari (10) leads his teammates Owen Tapang (51), AJ Gonzalez (12) and David Coker (21) onto the field in the second half of the season opener against Gardena-Serra. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Prep Focus: Third week of high school football headlined by big games

Game of the Week: San Mateo-Serra (1-1) @ Pittsburg (1-2), Friday, 7…

San Mateo-Serra quarterback Luke Bottari (10) leads his teammates Owen Tapang (51), AJ Gonzalez (12) and David Coker (21) onto the field in the second half of the season opener against Gardena-Serra. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Serra and St. Ignatius (seen last season) will both be back in action this week. (Courtesy: Paul Ghiglieri)

PrepFocus: San Francisco high school football preview for Labor Day weekend

Game of the Week: Oakland Tech (1-1) @ Mission (0-1), Friday, 7:30…

Serra and St. Ignatius (seen last season) will both be back in action this week. (Courtesy: Paul Ghiglieri)
Reese Bickart (right) of Galileo catches a two-point conversion against Hoopa Valley. Michael Duran (middle) had a 60-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage, and Bickart also had a TD reception from Ronald Fox. (Rob Schnitzer / Galileo High School)

Prep Football Roundup: Galileo wins big, Mission set to host Oakland Tech

Game of the Week: Clash of Serras (Full recap) Galileo 52, Hoopa…

Reese Bickart (right) of Galileo catches a two-point conversion against Hoopa Valley. Michael Duran (middle) had a 60-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage, and Bickart also had a TD reception from Ronald Fox. (Rob Schnitzer / Galileo High School)
Spencer Spivy led University to a 31-4 record and earned honors as the top senior in San Francisco. (Courtesy Laura Spivy)

High school basketball end-of-season awards

Freshman of the Year: Nigel Burris, Stuart Hall. Burris was one of…

Spencer Spivy led University to a 31-4 record and earned honors as the top senior in San Francisco. (Courtesy Laura Spivy)
Miles Amos scored 21 points in Stuart Hall’s loss to View Park of Los Angeles in the CIF Division IV Championship Game on Friday (Courtesy Jemima Scott/Convent & Stuart Hall)

Bright future ahead for SF high school hoops

With the CIF State Championships wrapping up over the past weekend, the…

Miles Amos scored 21 points in Stuart Hall’s loss to View Park of Los Angeles in the CIF Division IV Championship Game on Friday (Courtesy Jemima Scott/Convent & Stuart Hall)
The Sacred Heart Cathedral girls basketball team claimed the CIF Northern California Division I Championship on Saturday. (Courtesy Harold Abend)

Sacred Heart Cathedral girls enter state championship swaggering

The Sacred Heart Cathedral girls found their swagger, and that must be…

The Sacred Heart Cathedral girls basketball team claimed the CIF Northern California Division I Championship on Saturday. (Courtesy Harold Abend)
(Courtesy Eric Sun)

Three SF high school basketball teams will vie for a state title

The CIF State Basketball Championships may be held at the Golden 1…

(Courtesy Eric Sun)
Alex Bailey (23) scored the game-winner for St. Ignatius on Saturday in the NorCal Championship. David Woodruff (6) was the WCAL forward of the year. (Courtesy SI Athletics)

SF prep soccer teams experience landmark year

The past weekend capped off arguably the best year for soccer in…

Alex Bailey (23) scored the game-winner for St. Ignatius on Saturday in the NorCal Championship. David Woodruff (6) was the WCAL forward of the year. (Courtesy SI Athletics)
St. Ignatius head coach Rob Marcaletti hopes to be yelling commands from the sideline throughout a long state tournament run. (Courtesy Paul Ghiglieri/SI Athletics)

New high-school state basketball tournament format is filled with surprises

The brackets for the 2018 CIF Basketball Tournament were released on Sunday.…

St. Ignatius head coach Rob Marcaletti hopes to be yelling commands from the sideline throughout a long state tournament run. (Courtesy Paul Ghiglieri/SI Athletics)
Mission and Lowell play different styles, but they’re both hard to beat when they’re executing. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The top-10 boys basketball teams in San Francisco

The first-ever Prep Focus midseason Top-10 ranking of the best boys’ basketball…

Mission and Lowell play different styles, but they’re both hard to beat when they’re executing. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Darrion Trammell has excelled in a reserve role for the Saint Ignatius boys' basketball team this season. (Courtesy Paul Ghiglieri/SI Athletics)

Saint Ignatius, Sacred Heart Cathedral set for next installation in Bruce-Mahoney Series

For the first time since 2012, the Sacred Heart Cathedral Fightin’ Irish…

Darrion Trammell has excelled in a reserve role for the Saint Ignatius boys' basketball team this season. (Courtesy Paul Ghiglieri/SI Athletics)
The St. Ignatius football team won two of its final three games after losing to Riordan in overtime. (Courtesy Paul Ghilglieri/Saint Ignatius Athletics)

New wave of contenders dominate Peninsula fall prep sports

High school football and volleyball playoffs are under way, and there’s no…

The St. Ignatius football team won two of its final three games after losing to Riordan in overtime. (Courtesy Paul Ghilglieri/Saint Ignatius Athletics)