Sacred Heart Cathedral's student-run newspaper. We've got issues.

The Emerald

Sacred Heart Cathedral's student-run newspaper. We've got issues.

The Emerald

Sacred Heart Cathedral's student-run newspaper. We've got issues.

The Emerald

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Looking Back: The 2022-23 College Football Playoff

Jake Dale '24, Staff Writer January 21, 2023

The 2022-2023 College Football Playoff was an exciting end to an electric season. This year’s four-team bracket consisted of the Georgia Bulldogs, Michigan Wolverines, Texas Christian University (TCU)...

Fans in the Irish student section at the football Bruce-Mahoney.

The History of the Bruce Mahoney

Jake Dale '24, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

The classic Bruce-Mahoney is a long-standing tradition between rival high schools Sacred Heart Cathedral and Saint Ignatius. The Bruce-Mahoney games consist of a best-of-five series made up of girls’...

Bruce Mahoney: Three Days Out

Bruce Mahoney: Three Days Out

Julia Frazier '25 and Lucy Rios '25 October 10, 2022

Julia Frazier '25 and Lucy Rios '25 take to the halls to find out how SHC gets pumped for the Bruce Mahoney.

Broncos vs. 49ers preseason game at Levis Stadium, by Jim Bahn

San Francisco 49ers 2022 Season Preview

Lucas Chu ’26, Guest Writer October 10, 2022

49ers 2021 season recap: Notable Players: QB Jimmy Garoppolo  RB Elijah Mitchell WR Deebo Samuel TE George Kittle LT Trent Williams LB Fred Warner DE Nick Bosa Last season,...

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NCAA and Student Athlete Inequalities

Shane Ryan '25 May 18, 2022

In June of 2021, a landmark decision made by the Supreme Court allowed college athletes to make money from their image and appearance, mainly through endorsement deals. While this is undoubtedly a much-needed...

The wrestling team assembles after their close 36-34 victory over Riordan on January 26th. This victory marked SHC Wrestling’s first victory over Riordan in 10 years.

SHC’s Wrestling Program: Triumphant Return and Next Steps

William Holland '23, SHC News Editor February 14, 2022

Like many sports, SHC’s wrestling program was forced to shut down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even after San Francisco’s stay-at-home mandate was lifted, the full-contact nature of the sport...

The Warriors wrapped up another win and moved to 8-1 on the season.

SHC Takes on Chase Center

Turin Sheykhzadeh '22 and Patrick Dineen '23 November 16, 2021

Last Friday, SHC students were treated to a classic Warriors performance against the New Orleans Pelicans. The Dubs won by over 40 for a final score of 126-85, while guards Jordan Poole and Stephen Curry...

Girls Volleyball plays a match during their fall 2021 season.

Transitioning into Sports Post-Quarantine

Priscilla Diaz '23 October 28, 2021

In March of 2020, Sacred Heart Cathedral closed down all in-person learning and activities due to COVID-19, halting its fall and spring sports. Many outdoor sports were able to resume in some capacity...

SHC fans cheer on the Irish from the stands!

Highlights from the Football Bruce Mahoney

Roisin Gaffney '23 October 14, 2021

Here are some highlights from the annual Bruce Mahoney rivalry between Sacred Heart Cathedral and Saint Ignatius on Friday, October 8th.

The Giants secure their spot in the playoffs on September 29 against the Diamondbacks.

How ‘Bout Them Giants?

Theo Mai '23 and James Zaczek '23 October 11, 2021

On September 13, 2021, the San Francisco Giants took the victory against the San Diego Padres (9-1), earning themselves a guaranteed spot in the playoffs. This year, the San Francisco Giants have had a...

The principals and presidents of Sacred Heart Cathedral and Saint Ignatius meet to announce the addition of girls’ sports to the Bruce Mahoney.

The Addition of Girls’ Sports to the Bruce Mahoney Trophy

Margot Hart '22, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

Throughout its century-long history, the Bruce Mahoney trophy has included only boys’ football, basketball, and baseball, omitting girls’ sports. Even when Sacred Heart merged with Cathedral and the...

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