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The scene after St. Ignatius won the Jungle Game on Friday. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)

St. Ignatius wins first Jungle Game since 2012

SAN MATEO – Less than 12 months removed from being swarmed by…

The scene after St. Ignatius won the Jungle Game on Friday. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Serra high school Parker McDonald hit a game-winning 3-pointer in last year's Jungle Game, and it's eaten at their rivals ever since. (Courtesy Diane Mazzoni/Serra Athletics)

St. Ignatius eager to avenge Jungle heartbreak from last year

Darrion Trammell, Matt Redmond and their teammates remember exactly how last year’s…

Serra high school Parker McDonald hit a game-winning 3-pointer in last year's Jungle Game, and it's eaten at their rivals ever since. (Courtesy Diane Mazzoni/Serra Athletics)
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)
Teddy Snyder rises up for a layup on Thursday. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)

St. Ignatius hoops rides hot start past Mission

MCCULLOUGH GYM — A big first quarter provided the separation the St.…

Teddy Snyder rises up for a layup on Thursday. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Darrion Trammell returns for another season with St. Ignatius basketball, which hosts the Sand Dune Classic this week. (Courtesy Paul Ghiglieri/St. Ignatius Athletics)

Sand Dune Classic returns as marquee event for high school basketball in SF

The week between Christmas and New Year is a busy time for…

Darrion Trammell returns for another season with St. Ignatius basketball, which hosts the Sand Dune Classic this week. (Courtesy Paul Ghiglieri/St. Ignatius 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)
Burlingame faces San Mateo on Saturday in the 90th playing of the Little Big Game. (Courtesy Cassis Brown/Burlingame Athletics)

Rivalry games take center stage as high school football season winds down

It isn’t the final week of the season, but it’s rivalry week…

Burlingame faces San Mateo on Saturday in the 90th playing of the Little Big Game. (Courtesy Cassis Brown/Burlingame Athletics)
Barry McLaughlin (Courtesy SHC Athletics)

Sacred Heart Cathedral snaps losing streak to St. Ignatius

Big-time players make big-time plays. Sacred Heart Cathedral has a team full…

Barry McLaughlin (Courtesy SHC Athletics)
Barry McLaughlin (Courtesy SHC Athletics)

Bruce-Mahoney game doubles as conference opener for Sacred Heart Cathedral, Saint Ignatius

Sacred Heart Cathedral and St. Ignatius will renew the oldest high school…

Barry McLaughlin (Courtesy SHC Athletics)
Delaney Peranich (9) and Lizzie Fleming (15) are a couple of the standouts on the impressive St. Ignatius volleyball team. (Courtesy Paul Totah/SI Athletics)

SF again loaded with talented prep volleyball players

As highly regarded as the Bay Area can be — when it…

Delaney Peranich (9) and Lizzie Fleming (15) are a couple of the standouts on the impressive St. Ignatius volleyball team. (Courtesy Paul Totah/SI Athletics)
Mission head coach Arnold Zelaya's team advanced to the NorCal Finals. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Niamey Harris dominates on both ends, leads Mission past SI

After three tight quarters, Niamey Harris took over on Tuesday night to…

Mission head coach Arnold Zelaya's team advanced to the NorCal Finals. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Saint Ignatius and Mission High School playing tonight represents the first time the top public and private schools in SF played in over two decades. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner; Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF primed for biggest night of high school basketball in decades

It’s rare in San Francisco to have a clash between the top…

Saint Ignatius and Mission High School playing tonight represents the first time the top public and private schools in SF played in over two decades. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner; Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Mission Bears will play SI on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF high school boys’ basketball teams advance to create marquee matchup on Tuesday

City basketball fans will be in for a treat Tuesday night. Not…

The Mission Bears will play SI on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)