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The Benefits of Cross Country Running

The Benefits of Cross Country Running

Unique Cheon '16, Staff Writer

October 6, 2013

       Cross country running provides an incredibly effective and convenient way to stay in shape. There are no new skills to master or equipment to buy; a runner just needs a good pair of shoes. Everyone knows how to run, so it’s only a matter of time and practice to get into perfect form. On top...

Women’s Tennis Preview 2013

Women’s Tennis Preview 2013

Conor O'Keefe '14, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013

The Irish girls’ tennis team anticipates a successful upcoming season after enjoying a victorious pre-season. They began their winning run in Fresno, taking home the Division Two championship plaque. The Irish also defeated San Mateo High School this last Wednesday and Lick Wilmerding the previous...

SHC Varsity 2012: A Fall Season in Review

SHC Varsity 2012: A Fall Season in Review

Will Moon '14, Sports Editor

December 7, 2012

As December rolls around and students begin to prepare for their final exams, the Fall athletes of SHC can look back on a great season that was complete with its ups and downs, but an overall success. The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams continued their sterling progress in the Bay Area, as...

Giants Never Say Die

Giants Never Say Die

Will Moon '14, Sports Editor

October 28, 2012

Backtrack to July of this year, just before the All-Star break. The San Francisco Giants were looking fatigued and beaten down, coming off of a 1-5 road trip that ended with and crushing defeat of 13-2 to the Pittsburg Pirates that left both the players and fans deflated and eager to rest up during the...

49ers: On a Mission to Victory

49ers: On a Mission to Victory

William Moon ’14, Sports Editor

September 16, 2012

To put it simply, 2011 was a fantastic year for the San Francisco 49ers. After hiring former Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh, the team climbed atop the NFC West with their ferocious defense and immensely improved offense. However, after a heartbreaking overtime loss to the New York Giants in the NFC...

What the Warriors Need To Do In Order To Make the Playoffs

Michael Yra Munchua '12, Staff Writer

March 6, 2012

We’re almost halfway through the NBA season, and the Warriors are sitting at 13-17, 3 games back from the 8th seed in the Western Conference.  In such a tight, competitive conference, the Dubs must make a push in the second half of the season in order to get a chance at the playoffs.  Looking do...

Giants Win Super Bowl XLVI In Thrilling Comeback Finish

Giants Win Super Bowl XLVI In Thrilling Comeback Finish

William Moon '14, Sports Editor

February 12, 2012

The stage was set as an estimated 111.3 million Americans tuned in to watch what was sure to be an epic showdown between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots on Sunday night at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The last time either team made it to the Super Bowl was in 2008, when...

49ers Taking S.F by Storm

49ers Taking S.F by Storm

Arie Pramono '15, Staff Writer

December 5, 2011

Ahh! Do you smell that?  Besides leftover turkey and disappointment, that, my reader, is the smell of excitement and astonishment in the air. Although I am kind of bummed out because of their recent  loss against the Ravens, I think, “Hey, it's just like sibling rivalry!”  Now I may not be a major...

Close Loss for the Varsity Volleyball Team

Kevin Buckley '13, Sports Reporter

November 30, 2011

The amazing 2011 Fightin' Irish volleyball season came to an end Tuesday night. A hard fought NorCal Championship game between the Irish and the Cougars of Albany High School was won in 5 games by the Cougars. After loosing the first two games, the Irish showed their team strength and quickly battled...

Irish Head to the State Meet

Sophia Cannata-Bowman

November 23, 2011

This will be the second year in a row that SHCP’s cross country team will be bringing both its teams to the State Meet. Last year was the first in school history in which this happened, and it seems the Irish are beginning a new streak. At the CCS Championships last November 12th, the men’s team pl...

Al Davis: General Manager, Icon, Legend

Gabi Montenegro '12, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2011

On October 8, 2011, Al Davis, the general manager of the Oakland Raiders, passed away at the age of 82, leaving behind not only a family that loved him, but an entire organization and city that adored him. Al Davis had a tremendous effect not only on the Raiders, but on the entire NFL as we know it today. As...

Victory at Last!

Victory at Last!

Michael Yra Munchua '12 and Patrick Fung '12, Guest Writers

October 22, 2011

On the evening of October 21, 2011, the Sacred Heart Cathedral Fighting Irish football team was looking to end a six year drought against the cross town rival, Saint Ignatius Wildcats. When asked on what was needed to do in order to win this 118th annual rival game, senior running back Tino Miles said...

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