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  • Rethinking Africa: The staff of the African Advocacy Network includes Joe Sciarrillo, pictured here with Jean Elias Xavier, Director Aboudou Traore, Charles Jackson and Clementine Ntshaykolo outside their office in the Dolores Street Community Services building. They help a growing number of African immigrants to the Bay Area who may number as many as 50,000.
  • Retiring Pillars: SI’s faculty surprised Fr. Sauer in May with applause and flowers after the announcement of his reassignment.
  • The SI boys’ lacrosse team enjoyed what may have been best year since its founding nearly a quarter century ago. The lacrosse press ranked the team among the top 15 in the nation as SI turned in another undefeated season in league play – its fourth undefeated season since it joined the WCAL in 2010.
  • Richard Driscoll ’06, a performance engineer for Oracle Team USA that will defend the America’s Cup in September, is among the few locals hunkering down in Pier 80 off Marin Street, where they work 65-hour weeks to make sure that Ellison’s boat sails twice as fast as the wind and maneuvers with precision and power as it takes on challengers from around the world.
  • Retiring Pillars: Since the 1970s, Mary McCarty made sure Latin was a living language for students in her classes.
  • Rethinking Africa: Ira Shaughnessy ’00 spent two years in Ghana from 2007 to 2009 working with the Bormase helping with the cultivation of the Moringa tree, whose leaves are rich in vitamins.

Sports

 

Pouring it On

Samantha Perez
‘15 Contributing Editor

The Saint Ignatius girls’ varsity golf team has definitely shown its strength at SI. As one of the strongest golf teams in the area, it was quite a disappointment when they lost the first match against their rival Presentation last season. The team knew they had to come back stronger if they were going to win the next time they faced them.

When the second match came around, the SI team was feeling confident in their game until it started to downpour. As both teams proceeded to tee off in the rain, Presentation’s coach playfully told SI’s coach Julius Yap, “We’re out to get you guys.” When Coach Yap told the team what Presentation’s coach had said, they did not allow this to faze them.

Saint Ignatius beat Presentation by a mere two strokes that match. Team captain Mackenzie Dowling ’14 says, “We plan on playing our best this season and staying strong as a team.” 

Posted by on Monday October, 21, 2013

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