University High School

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…

 

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…

 

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 —…

 

Miyah Lewis-Hampton, who will receive the Kevin Restani Basketball Trophy, started at Leadership and will continue her basketball career at San Jose State. (Credit: Lewis-Hampton family)

San Francisco Italian Athletic Club dinner to honor local high school stars

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Steve Mariucci and legendary University of San…

Miyah Lewis-Hampton, who will receive the Kevin Restani Basketball Trophy, started at Leadership and will continue her basketball career at San Jose State. (Credit: Lewis-Hampton family)
Eric Sun/S.F. Examiner file photoSenior guard Brian Palmigiano and University will play for the Division V state championship today at noon at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley.

Underdog University relishes role in state title game

After years of near-misses in the Northern California playoffs, the University High…

Eric Sun/S.F. Examiner file photoSenior guard Brian Palmigiano and University will play for the Division V state championship today at noon at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley.
Eric Sun/ S.F. Examiner file photoSenior guard Brandon Lew has succeeded at University despite his small stature

Despite small stature, Lew has a knack for coming up big for University

When the heavily recruited and uber-talented guards of Sierra Canyon look over…

Eric Sun/ S.F. Examiner file photoSenior guard Brandon Lew has succeeded at University despite his small stature
Eric Sun/Special to the S.F. ExaminerForward Sean Gillmore (23) and University High aren’t tired yet despite playing 34 games this year — the 35th comes Saturday in the NorCal Division V final.

University still running and gunning, aims for trip to state title game

The University High Schools boys’ basketball team is about to play its…

Eric Sun/Special to the S.F. ExaminerForward Sean Gillmore (23) and University High aren’t tired yet despite playing 34 games this year — the 35th comes Saturday in the NorCal Division V final.
The view of Coachella Valley from the Indio hills.

University High School volleyball team rolling behind inseparable duo

Jaelah Hutchison and Franny Arnautou stood on their home court, surrounded by…

The view of Coachella Valley from the Indio hills.
Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.

Iconic University High School coach Jim Tracy dies after battle with ALS

Students, coaches and teachers have come and gone at University High School,…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.
Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.

Trio of SF teams have high hopes in NCS Division V playoffs

It makes sense that the North Coast Section Division V prep boys’…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.

University holds off Urban to share BCL West title

It was senior night at University High School and while the seniors…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.

Stuart Hall takes over first place in BCL West by beating University

The Stuart Hall High School boys’ basketball team won its sixth straight…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.
Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.

University cross country team takes aim at fifth straight state title

“Why don’t we win the state championship?” It was a question worth…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.
Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.

Behind two goals from Mrlik, University soccer rolls to 4-0 win

Coming off an emotional 2-1 loss to Bay Counties League rival Marin…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius guard Trevor Dunbar (10) will be playing in the Pac-12 Conference next year at Washington State.

University volleyball shakes off slow start to sweep Lick-Wilmerding

It took some time, but eventually the University High School girls’ volleyball…

Courtesy photoUniversity cross country coach Jim Tracy was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2010

University cross country coach still contributing despite illness

Jim Tracy lived to run. He loved the physical exertion, the opportunity…

Courtesy photoUniversity cross country coach Jim Tracy was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease in 2010
Courtesy Jean FruthUniversity’s Ben Shapiro slides in safely for one of his two home runs this year. Shapiro

Struggles a thing of the past for University High School baseball player Ben Shapiro

As far as mental hurdles go, University senior second baseman-pitcher Ben Shapiro…

Courtesy Jean FruthUniversity’s Ben Shapiro slides in safely for one of his two home runs this year. Shapiro
Willie Eashman/Special to the S.F. ExaminerOpen season: University’s Sam Reyes

University’s Lopes has instant impact in soccer victory against Drew

University High School junior midfielder Diego Lopes couldn’t get out of class…

Willie Eashman/Special to the S.F. ExaminerOpen season: University’s Sam Reyes
Devin Chen/Special to The SF ExaminerUniversity junior forward Harold Getz knives through the Urban defense to get up a shot in the Red Devils’ BCL victory.

University holds off charge from Urban

One of the old sports sayings is never question the heart of…

Devin Chen/Special to The SF ExaminerUniversity junior forward Harold Getz knives through the Urban defense to get up a shot in the Red Devils’ BCL victory.
Doug Ko/Special to The ExaminerUniversity junior guard Chris Mah

University weathers a cold front to top Castlemont

University boys’ basketball coach Randal Bessolo has grown accustomed to the hot…

Doug Ko/Special to The ExaminerUniversity junior guard Chris Mah