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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,…

 

Chimae Ugbaja of Archbishop Riordan moves the ball up the court against University in the third quarter of a game on Dec. 15, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan High School. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Riordan overcomes early sluggishness behind 3-point shooting of Chimae Ugbaja

RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL — Two days after a 32-point blowout of city…

 

Jack Gaughan (12) and Leonard Gallegos (75) celebrate Lincoln's San Francisco Section title on Dec. 1, 2018, at Kezar Stadium. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: Lincoln hosts Orange Glen in state title game at CCSF

As quarterback Jovon Baker knifed through the middle of his scout team…

 

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)
Cade Rees scored 21 points for Serra against Colorado-Regis Jesuit on Nov. 6, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Serra wins opener in overtime despite blown call

CONCORD — Cade Rees’ long-awaited varsity debut for the Serra Padres basketball…

Cade Rees scored 21 points for Serra against Colorado-Regis Jesuit on Nov. 6, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / 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)
Galileo guard Ryan Huang scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the first half in a game against Jefferson on Nov. 29, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: With star player sidelined, University wins tournament opener

DALY CITY — It looks like life without Max Fried isn’t as…

Galileo guard Ryan Huang scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the first half in a game against Jefferson on Nov. 29, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / 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)

Archbishop Riordan in search of a new football coach after Jay’Sen Morris takes promotion

Archbishop Riordan High School is in need of a football coach, but…

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)
St. Ignatius head boys’ soccer coach Alan Downey, flanked by Kol Van Giesen (left), Sean Bitler (second from left) and P.J. Rich (right), instructs his players during one of their indoor practices. (Ryan Maquiñana / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Glens Soccer Spotlight: Can St. Ignatius repeat as NorCal champions?

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

St. Ignatius head boys’ soccer coach Alan Downey, flanked by Kol Van Giesen (left), Sean Bitler (second from left) and P.J. Rich (right), instructs his players during one of their indoor practices. (Ryan Maquiñana / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Miles Amos (5) of Stuart Hall  and Miles Bow (2) of Sacred Heart Cathedral, go after a loose ball during the second period of the game 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: Sacred Heart Cathedral comes back to down Stuart Hall in NorCal Tip-Off Classic

NEWARK — After having their preseason derailed due to the poor air quality…

Miles Amos (5) of Stuart Hall  and Miles Bow (2) of Sacred Heart Cathedral, go after a loose ball during the second period of the game 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)
Galileo quarterback Ronald Fox throws on the run against Mission in an Academic Athletic Association game against Mission on Oct. 5, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football: Galileo battles air quality issues and postponements during playoff prep

By Jeff Weisinger Special to S.F. Examiner Players of the Galileo High…

Galileo quarterback Ronald Fox throws on the run against Mission in an Academic Athletic Association game against Mission on Oct. 5, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Marin Catholic's Kari Geissberger serves against St. Ignatius in the first round of the Open Division Northern California playoffs on Nov.7, 2018, in Kentfield, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: St. Ignatius volleyball season ends in 3-0 loss to Marin Catholic

KENTFIELD, Calif. — As Lizzie Fleming approached the net, readying to leap…

Marin Catholic's Kari Geissberger serves against St. Ignatius in the first round of the Open Division Northern California playoffs on Nov.7, 2018, in Kentfield, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Sacred Heart Cathedral girls volleyball will have a bye to open next week’s WCAL Tournament. They will likely also be a top seed in the CCS Open Division. (Courtesy: SHC Athletics)

Sacred Heart Cathedral and Lincoln lead a strong City girls volleyball contingent

It’s rare to see teams across San Francisco’s three major leagues —…

Sacred Heart Cathedral girls volleyball will have a bye to open next week’s WCAL Tournament. They will likely also be a top seed in the CCS Open Division. (Courtesy: SHC Athletics)
Rich Forslund, seen on the bench during Palo Alto's playoff win over Heritage, will return to his alma mater at Riordan as an assistant coach. (Photo: Karen Hickey)

Prep Focus: Forslund returns to alma mater Archbishop Riordan as assistant

One of San Francisco’s most decorated and successful high school basketball coaches…

Rich Forslund, seen on the bench during Palo Alto's playoff win over Heritage, will return to his alma mater at Riordan as an assistant coach. (Photo: Karen Hickey)
St. Ignatius' Darrion Trammell, seen here during one of the final games of the Leo LaRocca Sand Dune Classic, led the Wildcats on Tuesday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Saint Ignatius boys’ basketball stumbles against Mitty in CCS semis

SAN JOSE — It’s been a great year for the St. Ignatius…

St. Ignatius' Darrion Trammell, seen here during one of the final games of the Leo LaRocca Sand Dune Classic, led the Wildcats on Tuesday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Logan Johnson attempts a free throw for St. Francis on Wednesday. The game was decided at the free-throw line. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Saint Ignatius holds on to beat St. Francis, stays in WCAL hunt

Coming off a pair of lackluster performances, St. Ignatius needed to fix…

Logan Johnson attempts a free throw for St. Francis on Wednesday. The game was decided at the free-throw line. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Darrion Trammell drives during the Leo LaRocca Sand Dune Classic in December. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Saint Ignatius-Serra rivalry game primed for impact on WCAL race

In the West Catholic Athletic League — a premier prep sports conference…

Darrion Trammell drives during the Leo LaRocca Sand Dune Classic in December. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)