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St. Ignatius senior forward Maddie Ennis and Sacred Heart Cathedral forward Talo Li-Uperesa battle in the 2018 Bruce-Mahoney game at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center on the campus of the University of San Francisco on Jan. 9, 2018. (Paul Ghiglieri / Courtesy)

SF Preps Basketball: For Madelene Ennis, Bruce-Mahoney will be even closer this year

When the St. Ignatius Wildcats and Sacred Heart Cathedral Fightin’ Irish renew…

 

Mayer Family Field at Archbishop Riordan High School on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. The school is beginning a $2.9 million renovation project on the joint football-baseball field, the first such renovation in 70 years. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Archbishop Riordan moves closer to sprawling renovation of football, baseball fields

In the winter of 2012, after the conclusion of a 3-8 campaign…

 

University guard Charley Moore goes up for a dunk during the Red Devils' 72-54 loss to Heritage on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at the Marin Catholic tournament. (George Nguyen / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: BCL teams open Bambauer Classic with stiff tests

KENTFIELD — Both University and Urban were assigned tough draws in the…

 

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…

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)
Sacred Heart Cathedral boys' soccer head coach Mike McNeill runs practice at the Beach Chalet Soccer Fields. (Ryan Maquiñana / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Glens Soccer Spotlight: Sacred Heart Cathedral boys, girls soccer depend on blue collar attitude

By Ryan Maquiñana Special to S.F. Examiner The San Francisco Glens Soccer…

Sacred Heart Cathedral boys' soccer head coach Mike McNeill runs practice at the Beach Chalet Soccer Fields. (Ryan Maquiñana / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mission junior guard Jaraughn Torno takes a 3-point shot against Vanden on Dec. 20, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Despite loss, Mission growing up

EL CERRITO — Even with Thursday’s 85-81 loss to Vanden in the…

Mission junior guard Jaraughn Torno takes a 3-point shot against Vanden on Dec. 20, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Zach Johnson, seen here in his sophomore season, is back for Lick-Wilmerding, which should be a force in 2018-19. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps roundup: Lick-Wilmerding continues streak

The Lick-Wilmerding Tigers became the first San Francisco basketball team to reach…

Zach Johnson, seen here in his sophomore season, is back for Lick-Wilmerding, which should be a force in 2018-19. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Jackie Luong (20) of Washington dribbles the ball against Galileo as Caelan Wallace (22) looks on, during a game on Dec. 17, 2018, at Galileo Academy. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: After Luong’s early barrage, Washington pulls away in fourth

GALILEO ACADEMY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY — Jackie Luong started off red-hot…

Jackie Luong (20) of Washington dribbles the ball against Galileo as Caelan Wallace (22) looks on, during a game on Dec. 17, 2018, at Galileo Academy. (Ethan Kassel / Special to S.F. Examiner)
CIF D6 State Championship Game on December 15, 2018 at City College of San Francisco in San Francisco , California. (Chris Victorio

Lincoln High varsity football team wins state championship game at City College

The Lincoln High School varsity football team, the San Francisco Section champion,…

CIF D6 State Championship Game on December 15, 2018 at City College of San Francisco in San Francisco , California. (Chris Victorio
University head coach Deejae Johnson coaches during a 2-1 loss to West Campus in the NorCal Division III final on March 10, 2018. (Courtesy / Noel Danseco)

SF Glens Soccer Spotlight: University taking on all comers

By Ryan Maquiñana Special to S.F. Examiner The San Francisco Glens Soccer…

University head coach Deejae Johnson coaches during a 2-1 loss to West Campus in the NorCal Division III final on March 10, 2018. (Courtesy / Noel Danseco)
Archbishop Riordan guard Je'Lani Clark calls for the ball on an in-bounds play on Nov. 28 against Sacred Heart Prep. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Riordan makes statement with 32-point win

ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HS — What looked to be an enticing matchup between two…

Archbishop Riordan guard Je'Lani Clark calls for the ball on an in-bounds play on Nov. 28 against Sacred Heart Prep. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Wrenn Robinson (30) of St. Ignatius jogs up the court against University. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: St. Ignatius can’t quite put pieces together in overtime loss

HAYWARD — Wrenn Robinson scored 20 points behind hot outside shooting, while…

Wrenn Robinson (30) of St. Ignatius jogs up the court against University. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Ben Knight (15) and Ahjae Holdman (32) of Mission box out San Ramon Valley's Eric Ficken (24) and Nate Roberto (10) in a game on Nov. 28, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan High School. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Marin Catholic season ends, AAA basketball gets off to an exciting start

Marin Catholic’s football season ends: The magic ran out for the Marin…

Ben Knight (15) and Ahjae Holdman (32) of Mission box out San Ramon Valley's Eric Ficken (24) and Nate Roberto (10) in a game on Nov. 28, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan High School. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)
Sam Nangle (24) flashes open for a pass from Jackson Canady (22) against University in a game on Dec. 8, 2018 at St. Ignatius College Preparatory. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Sam Nangle, Wrenn Robinson lift St. Ignatius to first win of season

ST. IGNATIUS — Last season, a foot fracture — suffered in a…

Sam Nangle (24) flashes open for a pass from Jackson Canady (22) against University in a game on Dec. 8, 2018 at St. Ignatius College Preparatory. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Miles Amos takes one of his 16 free throws during the second quarter of Stuart Hall's win over Palo Alto in the semifinals of the Lions Club Invitational in Burlingame on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Stuart Hall outlasts Palo Alto behind free throw shooting of Miles Amos

BURLINGAME — Over the past two seasons, Stuart Hall guard Miles Amos…

Miles Amos takes one of his 16 free throws during the second quarter of Stuart Hall's win over Palo Alto in the semifinals of the Lions Club Invitational in Burlingame on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Margi Beima coaches her Sacred Heart Cathedral girls volleyball team during a time out. (Courtesy / Sacred Heart Cathedral)

CalHi Sports recognizes SHC’s Margi Beima as state girls volleyball coach of the year, Fleming and Sera earn All-State honors

CalHiSports announced its first- and second-team All-State girls volleyball teams on Thursday,…

Margi Beima coaches her Sacred Heart Cathedral girls volleyball team during a time out. (Courtesy / Sacred Heart Cathedral)
Nigel Burris (35) of Stuart Hall splits two defenders, Oscar Cheng (35) and Elijah Flowers (0) of Sacred Heart Cathedral during the first period at the 12th Annual Nor Cal Tip-Off Classic on November 24, 2018 at Newark Memorial High School in Newark, California. (Chris Victorio - Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Nigel Burris takes over as Stuart Hall boys basketball wins fifth straight

BURLINGAME — Facing a solid opponent in their fifth game in six…

Nigel Burris (35) of Stuart Hall splits two defenders, Oscar Cheng (35) and Elijah Flowers (0) of Sacred Heart Cathedral during the first period at the 12th Annual Nor Cal Tip-Off Classic on November 24, 2018 at Newark Memorial High School in Newark, California. (Chris Victorio - Special to S.F. Examiner)
Serra quarterback Luke Bottari stands on the sideline during the second half of the Padres' 42-0 win over Sacred Heart Cathedral on Oct. 26, 2018, at Kezar Stadium. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Four San Francisco football players earn high honors as WCAL hands out awards

 A pair of San Francisco-area quarterbacks have been recognized by the…

Serra quarterback Luke Bottari stands on the sideline during the second half of the Padres' 42-0 win over Sacred Heart Cathedral on Oct. 26, 2018, at Kezar Stadium. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
(L to R) CIF-SF Most Valuable Defender Francisco Dominguez, Leadership athletic director Antonio Medina and sophomore goalkeeper Mateo Peña-Sanchez hold up their hardware from the 2017 season. (Ryan Maquiñana / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Glens Soccer Spotlight: Giant-killer Leadership defends City title

By Ryan Maquiñana Special to S.F. Examiner The San Francisco Glens of…

(L to R) CIF-SF Most Valuable Defender Francisco Dominguez, Leadership athletic director Antonio Medina and sophomore goalkeeper Mateo Peña-Sanchez hold up their hardware from the 2017 season. (Ryan Maquiñana / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Senior linebacker Rocky Marania celebrates the Lincoln Mustangs' San Francisco Section title over Mission on Nov. 30, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: Family comes first as Lincoln wins 11th San Francisco Section title

KEZAR STADIUM — Ten years ago, on Thanksgiving night, Rocky Marania stood…

Senior linebacker Rocky Marania celebrates the Lincoln Mustangs' San Francisco Section title over Mission on Nov. 30, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)