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Men’s Volleyball Wins First Ever CCS Title

The Irish men's volleyball team won their first ever CCS title Tuesday, May 15, beating the top-seeded Mt. Madonna School in straight games at Independence High School. The third-seeded Irish had to go through three straight Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League opponents to win the title, and only... Read More

Wang Wins USRowing National Championship

Jeffrey Wang '13 teamed up with Jovanni Stefani (Lowell High School '14) to win the USRowing Youth National Championship in the Lighweight 2x division. Wang and Stefani entered the finals as the top seed and took home the gold, setting the course record on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn. in... Read More

Fightin’ Irish Spring Athletes Named All-League

  The All-WCAL and All-WBAL teams have been announced for the spring season and the Irish are well represented on the lists of the leagues' best student-athletes, with 15 young men and women being honored. Baseball: Mike Wallace '13 (second team), Chris Miguel '12 (second... Read More

Fox and Johns Sign to Play Basketball at UC Riverside

Josh Fox ’12 and Taylor Johns ’12 signed Letters of Intent on April 24 to both play basketball at the University of California, Riverside. Fox and Johns starred alongside one another in their years at Sacred Heart Cathedral and are excited to continue to play together with the... Read More

Fightin’ Irish Basketball Postseason Honors

Josh Fox '12 and Taylor Johns '12 are finally getting some pats on their backs after carrying the Fightin' Irish on them all the way to Sacramento. Fox and Johns earned first and second team honors, respectively, on the San Francisco Chronicle's All-Metro boys basketball team. Herman Pratt... Read More

Russell Takes The Helm of SHC Women’s Basketball

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory is pleased to announce the appointment of LyRyan Russell '97 as our new head girls varsity basketball coach. Russell played professional basketball in Germany for six years where he coached and facilitated youth basketball programs. He returned to the US in 2009... Read More

Shannon Rowbury ’02 To Compete in Second Straight Olympic Games

San Francisco doesn't produce many Olympic track and field athletes, but it now has a two-time Olympian in Shannon Rowbury '02, the pride of Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory. Four years after breaking into the elite level of middle-distance running in the United States to make her first... Read More

Fightin’ Irish Alumnae Rowbury and Kefalas to Run in 2012 Olympics

Olympic Games: London 2012 The Olympics always feature athletes from around the world, but the 2012 Games will be especially Irish. Two alumnae of Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory will represent their countries in the Games; Shannon Rowbury '02 will run the 1500 meter for the US, and Tina... Read More

Tennis Team Joins Ocean Beach Clean-Up

In the midst of one of the best seasons in Sacred Heart Cathedral history, the Fightin' Irish girl's tennis program took time out in September to help clean up Ocean Beach, a project they've now participated in for the last five years. On September 15, 2012, California Coastal Clean Up Day at... Read More

Lt. Ed Cota ’70 Honored Before Monday Night Football Game

On November 19, 2012, Lieutenant Ed Cota ’70—who served as head and assistant football coach at Sacred Heart Cathedral for 10 years—was honored by PG&E and the American Red Cross for his efforts in developing emergency response plans in both the public and private sector. Cota served... Read More