WCAL

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…

 

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 linebacker Christoper Carlton (15) tackles Archbishop Riordan running back Jalen Camp (17) in the second quarter of a 35-0 WIldcats win on Oct. 27, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Football Roundup: Lincoln pounds Burton, St. Ignatius shuts out Riordan

St. Ignatius 35 vs. Riordan 0: The Wildcats re-captured the Gil Haskel…

 

Lauren Sera (10) celebrates Sacred Heart Cathedral's WCAL tournament championship with Kelsey Yew (8), Megan Lenn (9) and Sophie Seljeseth (13) on Oct. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Sacred Heart Cathedral beats St. Ignatius for outright WCAL volleyball championship

SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL -- A year ago, Sacred Heart Cathedral senior outside…

Lauren Sera (10) celebrates Sacred Heart Cathedral's WCAL tournament championship with Kelsey Yew (8), Megan Lenn (9) and Sophie Seljeseth (13) on Oct. 18, 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)
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)

Strong start from Ferrero helps St. Ignatius beat Riordan

DALY CITY -- At Marchbank Park in Daly City, St. Ignatius baseball…

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.

Heated halftime talk inspires Riordan to impressive late-season run

It’s not often that a coach can point to a game, let…

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/s.f. examiner file photoLowell senior Kelly Wong will lead the Cardinals against Galileo in the AAA championship today at Kezar Pavilion.

Mann delivers in the clutch to lift St. Ignatius past SHC

St. Ignatius senior guard Quinci Mann, who’s already committed to Lehigh University…

eric sun/s.f. examiner file photoLowell senior Kelly Wong will lead the Cardinals against Galileo in the AAA championship today at Kezar Pavilion.
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.

Sacred Heart Cathedral volleyball holds off St. Ignatius

With rival St. Ignatius on the other side of the net, Sacred…

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. ExaminerElijah Dale ran for 142 yards in St. Ignatius’ victory against Riordan.

St. Ignatius routs Riordan behind big nights from Lang, Dale

On St. Ignatius' first offensive play, Wildcats quarterback Ryan Hagfeldt was picked…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerElijah Dale ran for 142 yards in St. Ignatius’ victory against Riordan.
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.

Riordan, St. Ignatius both looking for first win of WCAL season

Something has to give when the St. Ignatius and Riordan football teams…

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' Luke Lotti hauls in a pass during Saturday's game against St. Francis.

St. Ignatius can't get offense going in loss to St. Francis

Coming into their West Catholic Athletic League opener against undefeated St. Francis,…

Eric Sun/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSt. Ignatius' Luke Lotti hauls in a pass during Saturday's game against St. Francis.

Loaded Serra favored to win WCAL football title

With Notre Dame-bound defensive tackle Matt Dickerson as the headliner, the Serra…

Former SHC coach John Lee hired as new Riordan football coach

It didn’t take long for John Lee to land back on his…

Matt Zheng/APKhalil James and SHC have a shot to go all the way to the Division III state title game.

San Francisco's WCAL schools dreaming of state titles thanks to new Open Division

The advent of the California Interscholastic Federation’s new Open Division state playoff…

Matt Zheng/APKhalil James and SHC have a shot to go all the way to the Division III state title game.
Eric Luis/Special to The SF ExaminerSacred Heart Cathedral guard Tyler Petroni cuts through two defenders to the hoop.

Hot shooting from guards gives SHC a boost

It’s no mystery that the Sacred Heart Cathedral boys’ basketball team has…

Eric Luis/Special to The SF ExaminerSacred Heart Cathedral guard Tyler Petroni cuts through two defenders to the hoop.
Clarivel Fong/Special to The SF ExaminerSt. Ignatius’ Shane Slosar scored the go-ahead goal for the Wildcats in the 78th minute of Saturday’s matchup.

St. Ignatius captain Shane Slosar scores goal to steal win

Only one word could describe Saturday’s 2-1 victory for St. Ignatius boys’…

Clarivel Fong/Special to The SF ExaminerSt. Ignatius’ Shane Slosar scored the go-ahead goal for the Wildcats in the 78th minute of Saturday’s matchup.
Joseph Schell/Special to The SF ExaminerOn the move: Ian Pessah and Serra were undefeated in league play until last week.

Experienced Serra loaded for a run at WCAL crown

Serra tasted a West Catholic Athletic League title two years ago, and…

Joseph Schell/Special to The SF ExaminerOn the move: Ian Pessah and Serra were undefeated in league play until last week.
Getty Images file photoRiordan High School may have to forfeit crucial nonleague wins due to the use of an ineligible player.

Riordan may be forced to forfeit games due to ineligible player

The Archbishop Riordan High School boys’ basketball team’s Central Coast Section playoff…

Getty Images file photoRiordan High School may have to forfeit crucial nonleague wins due to the use of an ineligible player.