The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) men’s basketball team advanced to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Div. V championship after a pair of victories last week. It was the Pilots’ 11th NorCal Championship.
The Pilots will face St. Bernard of Playa Del Rey today at 12 p.m. at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento.
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) men’s basketball team overcame an early deficit to gain a 65-61 victory over University High of San Francisco last Saturday, March 5, to win the North Coast Section (NCS) Div. V crown.
The number-one-seed Pilots won the hard fought contest with a late push in the final period. The Red Devils tied the game up at 59 late in the fourth quarter. The Pilots proceeded to end the game on an 8-4 run to finish the game.
All six Alameda high school basketball teams are competing in the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs in their respective divisions.
The Alameda men’s team (11-18) has been slotted in the 11th seed — out of 15 teams — in the Div. II playoffs. They faced six-seed Las Lomas of Walnut Creek on Feb. 23. The winner plays the winner of El Cerrito and Acalanes of Lafayette tomorrow.
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) men’s and women’s cross country teams put together strong showings at the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) cross country finals last Saturday, Nov. 30, at Woodward Park in Fresno.
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) women’s cross country team won the 2015 Div. V North Coast Section (NCS) women’s cross country meet last Saturday, Nov. 21.
The Pilots won the competition with a score of 70 — each of the top five runners of a squad is given a point for the place that they finish in — and finished with a top-five individual average time of just over 19 minutes, almost a full minute faster than second-place team Lick Wilmerding of San Francisco. Lick finished with a score of 114 — the lowest score wins — and an average individual time of more than 20 minutes.
A senior from Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School (SJND) will have his photograph grace the halls of Congress. Each spring, the Alexandria, Va.-based non-profit Congressional Institute sponsors “Congressional Arts Competition, An Artistic Discovery,” a nationwide high-school visual-art competition. The institute works with Congress to recognize and encourage artistic talent in each congressional district.