Beyond Preps: Will McKee’s return to Kezar Stadium

By Jeremy Balan

Will McKee has played at Kezar Stadium more times than he can remember.

Playing football, lacrosse and soccer in four years at St. Ignatius Prep, big games were always at Kezar, but he didn’t wear the familiar red, white and blue uniform in his final appearance at the iconic stadium.

This time, he informally launched his college lacrosse career as a freshman midfielder for Lehigh University, which played Ohio State in the San Francisco Lacrosse Fall Classic on Sunday at Kezar.

Top 10 San Francisco high school sports moments in 2010

By Jeremy Balan

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and it’s hard to imagine a more compelling image (above) from 2010. The expression on St. Ignatius pitcher Collin Monsour’s face, and the utter despair of Sacred Heart Cathedral’s Christopher Miguel, face down in the dirt, tells you all you need to know about the oldest high school rivalry west of the Mississippi. St. Ignatius’ baseball team took a 3-0 lead into the final inning, but the Irish rallied to cut the lead to 3-2 and then loaded the bases, bringing the tying run to third and the winning run to second.