TroubieTV and Sports Media Club

The Sports Media Club will broadcast and produce St. Francis sports games via PlayOn!, a web-streaming company specializing in high school sports. It will provide a platform to showcase the events online for the St. Francis Athletics teams, coaches and student-athletes. The purpose of the Sports Media Club is to increase exposure and help build the St. Francis brand to stakeholders by offering events for viewing with full mobile capability, including phone, Internet-enabled TV and tablet. The experiential opportunities will include broadcast announcing, sports filming and production of the events.

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Lacrosse Earns Playoff Spot with Win over Christian Brothers

RACHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Senior Sarah Westover scored seven times and added three assists as St. Francis defeated Christian Brothers 19-3 in the annual Holy Stix matchup.

“It was a total team effort from the goalie to our lowest attacker,” said Head Coach Julia Southard. “The team was hyped before the game. It is always a big game with Christian Brothers and I kept saying let’s be the better team in Sacramento. I think we proved that tonight.”

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Sports Media Club’s Spellacy Admitted to Stanford Summer Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Freshman Peyton Spellacy has been selected to the Newsroom By The Bay, a summer digital journalism program for high school students held every summer at Stanford University. The program will be held July 2-9, 2017.

“It is really special because it is a select group,’ said Spellacy. “A lot of them are seniors and juniors. I am excited to learn about their experiences and really use it as an opportunity to grow in my own broadcasting.”

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Soccer Season Ends in 1-0 Loss to Folsom

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis soccer team lost to Folsom 1-0 Friday in the Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinals. It was the second 1-0 loss to Folsom this season.

“It is extremely disappointing,” said Head Coach Maryclaire Robinson. “Give credit to Folsom. They came out, hustled and worked for it and won almost every ball in the air. We did not get in a rhythm. This was not our best.”‘

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Soccer Opens SJS Playoffs with Win; Hosts Folsom Friday in Quarters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sophomore Janae DeFazio scored in the first half and assisted on two more in the second half as St. Francis cruised to a 3-0 win over Modesto on Wednesday in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs.

“Janae is very dangerous and she has a lot of responsibility on this team,” said Head Coach Maryclaire Robinson. “She has handled that really well this year. For her to get a chance and put it away early in the first half takes all the pressure off.”

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Junior Marlee Nicolos Powers Basketball to Playoff Win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Marlee Nicolos scored three late field goals and added key free throws in the final minute to help St. Francis post a comeback win over Cosumnes Oaks in a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff opener on Tuesday.

“Marlee Nicolos was tough as nails as she always is,” said Head Coach Vic Pitton. “She knocked down some tough free throws which allowed us to get into overtime and ultimately win the game. She is as strong of a competitor as anyone I have ever coached.”

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Third Quarter Propels Basketball to Win over Franklin

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sophomores Jackie Koerwitz and Jorie Keitges combined for 26 points in the third quarter as St. Francis broke open a close game with Franklin to post a 76-49 win.

Koerwitz scored 10 straight points as part of a 14-point quarter to extend the Troubadours lead in the third. She finished with a game-high 21 points to earn TroubieTV Player of the Game honors.

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Nicolos Leads Basketball to Victory over Davis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Marlee Nicolos scored a late basket and added a key pass to help St. Francis to a 74-69 victory over Davis Friday night in a Delta League contest.

“It was a really tough game,” said Nicolos. “We knew it was going to be hard game from the very beginning. We were really psyched but had to keep our adrenaline in check. We were ready for the challenge.”

Nicolos scored two fourth quarter baskets, including a buzzer-beating fall away that kept the Troubadours in the lead during a comeback effort by the Blue Devils.

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Three Seniors Ink Commitments to Play in College

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Three St. Francis seniors participated in the NLI/College Commitment Celebration hosted on the St. Francis campus Wednesday morning. Volleyball’s Claire Barbe (Gonzaga) and lacrosse standout Sarah Westover (University of Southern California) joined classmate Grace Reginato (Rowing, San Diego State) in participating in the event.

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Water Polo Loses to Lincoln in Section Quarters

STOCKTON, Calif. – The fifth-seeded St. Francis water polo team lost 7-3 to No. 4 seed Lincoln of Stockton at Stagg High School in the Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinals Friday.

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Water Polo Advances to Section Quarterfinals

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – Freshman Kendall Houck scored five times and senior Kayla Wehner added four goals as St. Francis posted a 12-5 win over River City in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Tournament.

“Our focus was making sure we were on the same page defensively, establishing our press and knowing where the ball is so we can help out where we need too,” said Head Coach Heather Moody. “We did a really good job with those and only had a couple breakdowns but we came back focused and fighting for the win.”

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Volleyball Posts 3-0 Win over Vintage, Advances in Sections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis volleyball team advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Vintage on Tuesday night. The Troubadours advanced by scores of 25-11, 25-7 and 25-20.

“I was really excited about their start,” said Head Coach Alynn Wright. “They were very focused. We worked really hard on our serving yesterday and it showed. I thought they served extremely well.”

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Water Polo Wins Senior Night Match with El Camino

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – Seniors Aubree Barr, Sally Ferguson and Frances Barbour each scored four times and senior goalie Maddy Vine recorded a scoreless first half in the cage as St. Francis posted a 21-1 victory over El Camino Friday night.

Barbour scored three times in the first quarter as the Troubadours built a 10-0 lead. St. Francis (9-9) would extend the lead to 14-0 at the break with four more goals in the second quarter.

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Volleyball Upsets Pleasant Grove

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Freshman Alexa Edwards had a double-double with 18 kills and 13 digs as St. Francis upset Pleasant Grove 25-20, 25-23, 25-18. The Eagles entered the match 20-2 on the season and undefeated in Delta League play.

“I really liked the team I saw tonight,” said Head Coach Alynn Wright. “They stayed composed and within themselves and did not get frazzled because it was noisy in here tonight. They followed the game plan, played some great defense and we had kids diving all over the floor. Every player made plays.”

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Volleyball Posts 3-0 Win over Sheldon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis posted a 3-0 win over Sheldon on Tuesday behind a strong hitting night from captains Claire Schutz and Claire Barbe and freshman Alexa Edwards. The Troubadours cruised to a 25-7, 25-15, 25-8 win over the Huskies.

“We tried our best to execute more complicated plays and we did that really well tonight,” said Schutz, who hit a team-best 58 percent. “It gives our girls a lot of confidence in themselves heading into the game at Franklin.”

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Frosh Volleyball Defeats Elk Grove 2-0          

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis freshman volleyball team improved to 11-1 and 4-0 in the Delta League with a 2-0 win over Elk Grove. Kaityn Back was named the TroubieTV Player of the Game after today’s 2-0 win over Elk Grove by the frosh volleyball team. Watch the replay on TroubieTV On Demand with Carly Simpson and Izzy Quiniola calling the action courtside.

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JV Water Polo Defeats McClatchy

Abbey Berg scored five goals to lead St. Francis to a 13-3 victory over McClatchy. Kate Watley have five saves in earn TroubieTV Player of the Game. Allie Belafsky and Sarah Mudd, added two goals for the Troubies. Other goal scorers included sophomore Jordan Weidman, freshman Hannah Dorsey, sophomore Reagan Garcia and freshman Karla Guerrero.

St. Francis took the early lead 2-0 in the first quarter and extended the lead to 5-2. The Troubadours scored three times in the third and fifth in the fourth to record the victory.

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Water Polo Gets 12-4 Win over McClatchy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Four players scored two goals each and senior goalie Maddy Vine made nine saves as St. Francis posted a 12-4 victory over McClatchy Friday night.

“I am happy with the win,” said Head Coach Heather Moody. “I feel like we still have some things to work on, including our spacing offensively and our passing. We have to get our passing down a little more so we can get our 6-on-5 to score. Overall, it was nice and everyone hit the water.”

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Fall TroubieTV Schedule Announced

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The 2016 TroubieTV schedule will include broadcasts from volleyball, water polo and golf during the fall schedule announced Wednesday.

The water polo match against McClatchy for the varsity and junior varsity units will be shown Friday afternoon to tipoff the fall season. The freshman volleyball match against Elk Grove on Sept. 21 will showcase the first of several volleyball broadcasts.

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St. Francis Named NFHS Network Select School for TroubieTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis Catholic High School has earned recognition as one of 88 schools of distinction from the NFHS Network for the efforts of the Sports Media Club in producing TroubieTV.

TroubieTV produced 58 events in 2015-16 including games and contests from the sports of basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, volleyball and water polo. They also showcased the three St. Francis National Letter-of-Intent celebrations, the Homecoming Pep Rally and International Night among the other broadcasts.

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Booster Club Award Winners Announced

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Five student-athletes were recipients of the Booster Club Awards on Wednesday at the St. Francis Awards Ceremony.

Tennis and soccer player Avery Spector and volleyball player Nina Sanfilippo were the Booster Club Leadership Award winners. The recognition is given to the student or students who demonstrate leadership in athletics.

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Basketball Falls in Section Finals; Awaits Nor Cal Bracket Sunday

NATOMAS, Calif. – The St. Francis basketball team lost 94-58 to No. 1 nationally-ranked and No. 1 tournament seed St. Mary’s Saturday at Sleep Train Arena.

“We wanted to maintain our positivity and celebrate our successes,” said Head Coach Vic Pitton of his postgame message. “We wanted to encourage everything we didn’t do well so we can get better. It was a challenge to play such a fantastic team with super athletes that are extremely well coached as well. They are not the No. 1 team in the country for nothing.”

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Basketball Edges Pleasant Grove as Senior Lauren Craig Scores 1000th Point

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior Lauren Craig scored her 1000th career point in the first half but her back-to-back baskets in the fourth quarter sealed a 44-40 victory over Pleasant Grove Friday night.

“This is probably one of the biggest games of the year,” said Craig. “The fact we won proved we are really coming together as a team.”

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Rasmussen Leads Frosh to Win over Antelope

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – McKinley Rasmussen scored seven points as the St. Francis freshmen won their sixth consecutive game with a 45-11 victory over Antelope Saturday. The Troubadours won their sixth consecutive game to improve to 14-4 overall.

Both teams got off to a slow start with St. Francis leading 6-2 after the first eight minutes. Gabi Lopez scored four points to pace the team. The offensive pace picked up in the second as Brynne Burrows got started with seven points and Reilly McDonald added two baskets. SF held the Titans to just two baskets and led 19-6.

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Antelope Hands Basketball Loss 69-55

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Antelope made 12 three-pointers and used a 14-2 run to start the fourth quarter to pull away from St. Francis 69-55 in a matchup of two of the area’s top teams. The Titans were ranked No. 2 by the Sacramento Bee, while St. Francis was No. 5 in the latest poll.

Titan Nadia Johnson made seven three-pointers for a game-high 21 points, while her teammate A.J. Baylon added 19 and Nia Johnson scored 14.

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Basketball Defeats Davis at Sleep Train; Prepares for Holy Hoops

NATOMAS, Calif. – After a nervous first half, the St. Francis varsity basketball team calmed themselves to hand Davis a 67-59 loss at Sleep Train Arena Friday night as part of a doubleheader at the home of the Sacramento Kings.

“It was such a great experience and it was so fun to watch my tem come together and play as a unit,” said senior Aliyah Williams, who scored two points. “It is exactly what we wanted.”

Senior Kyra Huffman led the team with 22 points, including 15 in the second half to fuel the win for the Troubadours.

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Frosh Basketball Posts 41-0 Shutout over Dixon

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  – Gabi Lopez scored a game-high 17 points as Sat. Francis freshmen basketball team shutout Dixon 41-0 in the home opener for the team. The Troubadours improved to 9-4 on the season.

Lopez scored nine of her 17 points in the first half as SF built a 27-0 lead. Krysta Alvarez added 10 points and Lily McLoughlin chipped in eight points. Sydney Galvan, Brynne Burrows and McKinley Rasmussen each added two points in the win.

St. Francis travels to Davis on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. for a Delta League matchup with the Blue Devils.

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Fifteen Basketball Games to be Shown on TroubieTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  – The Sports Media Club will broadcast 15 St. Francis basketball games on TroubieTV over the next two months and all varsity postseason games, starting with the freshmen basketball game against Dixon on Tuesday, January 5. The first week will also feature the St. Francis game against Davis at Sleep Train Arena on Friday, Jan. 8.

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Basketball Rolls Kennedy Behind Strong First Half
Troubadours Move Up to No. 5 in Sac Bee Poll

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Freshman Jackie Koerwitz had a career-high 10 points among four  players in doubles figures as St. Francis posted an 89-50 victory over Kennedy Tuesday night.

“I thought the first half was outstanding,” said Head Coach Vic Pitton. “We got a little complacent in the second half and lost the mental edge. It is something that happens until you have been there a few times. Our pace on the floor was really up tempo and the passing was phenomenal. We are really showing an understanding how to run the floor.”

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Basketball Pulls Away on West Campus to Win 66-53

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Janae Fairbrook scored 16 second-half points to help St. Francis post a 66-53 victory over West Campus Monday night in the Sac-Joaquin Section Foundation game.

“I was feeling it and it was really cool to see my team feeding off my energy,” said Fairbrook.

Tied at 24 at the half and holding just a four-point lead heading into the final quarter, Fairbrook scored eight points in the final quarter as the Troubadours pulled away from the Warriors. She finished with a game-high 19 points with five three-pointers on the night.

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Water Polo Wins Section Championship over Davis

Water Polo Wins Section Championship over Davis

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Junior Sally Ferguson scored two times in the fourth period to help St. Francis to a 6-5 victory over Davis to the win the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Championship.

“I am actually numb,” said Head Coach Heather Moody. “There is a group of girls that I have been working with for the last three years, 10 amazing seniors, that really set the tone for this year and took ownership of the whole group, leading and truly believing.”

It was the fourth section title in water polo for St. Francis in school history and first since 2008.

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Thirteen Seniors Make College Commitments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thirteen St. Francis Troubadours participated in the National Letter-of-Intent and College Commitment Celebration at St. Francis on Wednesday.

Senior Ariane Arndt, who will attend UC-Berkeley out of the Pac-12 Conference, headlined a class representing seven sports committing to 12 different schools, including five out-of-state school. The schools for the Troubie signees include Brown, Cal, Cal-State Northridge, Colorado State, Fordham, Loyola Marymount, Michigan State, San Jose State, Santa Clara, UCLA, UC San Diego and Yale.

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Volleyball Advances in Section Playoffs
Troubies Face No. 2 Granite Bay in Second Round

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis volleyball team posted a straight-set 25-18, 26-24, 25-22 win over No. 10 seed Roseville to advance to the second round of the Division II Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.

“I thought we did play well,” said Head Coach Alynn Wright. “I thought we played aggressive and I was really happy with the defense. It was some of the best defense we have played and I thought Kelsey (Grover) did a good job involving lots of hitters that kept them off balance with holes and blocks we were able to hit through.”

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Volleyball Wins on Senior Night, Hosts Super 8 Saturday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – They entered the gym as superheroes and left as winners as St. Francis volleyball posted a 25-9, 25-17, 25-14 win over Monterey Trail on Senior Night.

“It was really fun to win our last (regular season) home game,” said senior Ashlynn Fresques. “We played really well. It was been really fun to improve with everybody. We have good momentum and we going into the tournament on Saturday.”

Fresques had a team-best 12 kills and 15 digs, while classmate Nina Sanfilippo added 11 kills in the win.  Junior Claire Schutz recorded nine.

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Water Polo Falls to Davis on Senior Night
Tambornini Scores Three Goals in Loss

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – Davis scored three times in the third quarter to break open a close game and held on for an 8-6 win over St. Francis Wednesday night, spoiling the senior night for the Troubadours.

St. Francis (13-5) rallied in the fourth to cut the deficit to 8-6 after trailing 7-3 after three quarters.

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Homecoming Rally on TroubieTV

The Homecoming Rally will be broadcast live on TroubieTV on Friday starting at Noon. Fans must register for NFHS Network and can redeem the free code.

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Water Polo Defeats Rio Americano

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Jenna Barthels and Julie Zanobini combined for nine goals as St. Francis won 15-4 at Rio Americano on Thursday night.

The Trouabdours took an early 5-1 lead and never trailed again in the game. Rio scored three times in second but St. Francis still led 8-4 at the break. In the third, the Troubies out-scored the Raiders 4-0 and added three more goals in the fourth for the nine-goal win.

Senior Caroline Urkov added two goals and two assists, while Ally Tambornini, Sam Reinl and Frances Barour each added goals in the win.

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Golf Completes Dual Season Undefeated

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Freshman Patricia Sweeney shot a two-over par 38 with the help of  a birdie on the final hole to lead the St. Francis golf team to a 208 team score in a dual match against Monterey Trail.

“It was a combination of all the shots together on the ninth,” said Sweeney. “I was able to make the putt for birdie.”

Sweeney’s round was the low of high school career, earning medalist honors for the match. Sophomore Lauren Allen carded a five-over par 41, while senior Kristi Lee and Olivia Alcoran each recorded rounds of 42.

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Water Polo Defeats McClatchy

Photo by Izzy Quiniola, Sports Media Club

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – Senior Caroline Urkov scored four goals and Jenna Barthels and Maggie Oys each added three as St. Francis posted a 17-1 victory over McClatchy Friday night.

“It felt great to contribute to the team and another victory,” said Urkov. “It is always good practice with the more games we get.”

The Troubadours (11-3) led 11-0 after three quarters and allowed a single goal in the final period while adding five goals.

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Senior Sanfilippo Leads Volleyball to League Win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis volleyball defeated Franklin 22-25, 25-18, 25-19, 25-15 in a key Delta League matchup Thursday night. The Troubadours improved to 3-2 in league play while handing Franklin their first loss of the season in Delta play (4-1). Pleasant Grove (5-0) and Elk Grove (4-1) both were winners on Thursday.


Troubie TV Intro Video

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Volleyball Wins One for Natalie

Volleyball Wins One for Natalie

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis volleyball team was facing Davis Tuesday night in a volleyball match. But the hidden opponent was blood borne cancer.

Hosting a Blood Cancer Awareness Night in support of Troubadour junior Natalie Woodruff, who is fighting Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, the Troubies played one of the best matches of the season with a 25-17, 25-17, 25-16 Delta League win.

“The kids adore Natalie and they miss her,” said Head Coach Alynn Wright. “They really wanted to play well for her tonight. I think they did.”

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Pleasant Grove Downs Volleyball 3-1

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis volleyball team lost to Pleasant Grove 3-1 on Thursday in the Delta League opener for both schools.

“They have a lot of fight,” said Head Coach Alynn Wright. “We are young but they are starting to play older than their years, so that is exciting.”

St. Francis (6-8, 0-1) dropped the first set 25-11 but looked poised to take the second set leading 23-21. But the Eagles rallied to take the final four points and the 2-0 advantage in the match.

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Senior Barthels Scores Seven Goals in 15-6 Win

CARMICHAEL, Calif. – Senior Jenna Barthels scored seven goals to lead St. Francis water polo to a 15-6 win over El Camino Monday night. She leads the team with 20 goals on the season.

“We feel good,” said Barthels. “We have to work on our 6 on 5 but we are going to come out just as strong in our next few games.”

St. Francis (5-1) scored four goals in the first period and nine in the second and never looked back in winning their home opener. The game was broadcast live on TroubieTV.

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First TroubieTV Broadcast Monday
Water Polo vs. El Camino Live at 7:15 p.m.

St. Francis is excited to provide fans with live-stream broadcasts of Troubadours athletic events! If you are unable to attend a Troubadours sporting event, you don’t have to miss out on the action! Watch our games live online on the NFHS Network from anywhere in the world on your iPhone, Android, tablet or computer.

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Former Collegiate Basketball Coach and AD Morrison Speaks to Athletics Department

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Former college basketball coach and athletic director Stan Morrison was the keynote speaker for the St. Francis athletics department retreat in August 2015. Morrison started his coaching career at El Camino High School before embarking on a career that would include head coaching jobs at Pacific, USC, San Jose State Basketball coach and as the AD at both UC Santa Barbara and UC Riverside.

Morrison had several messages for the Troubadour coaches intertwined among his tremendous coaching experiences and stories that highlighted his talking points.

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Soccer and Swimming Finals Shown Online

SACRAMENTO, CAlif. – The Sac-Joaquin Section and PlayOn Sports will partner to show the 2015 CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Girls Soccer and Swimming Championships online. Subscription rates apply.

The swimming meet will start at 10 a.m., while the St. Francis soccer team will take on Franklin at 4 p.m.

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Soccer Advances to Section Semifinals

FAIRFIELD, Calif. – Junior Sydney Altobell found the perfect time to record her first goal of the season to lead No. 5 seed St. Francis to a 1-0 victory over No. 4 Armijo Thursday. The Troubadours advance to play No. 1 seed Davis Wednesday, May 13 at Davis.

Altobell broke a scoreless game with a left-footed strike from about 30-feet that cleared the Armijo goalie with about six minutes left in the first half. St. Francis (17-2-2) made it stand in posting their seventh consecutive shutout and 16th of the season.

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Soccer Rolls Past Woodcreek in Section Opener

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior Anna Gregg recorded a hat trick in the first half as defending section champions St. Francis posted a 6-0 win over No. 12 Woodcreek in the Sac-Joaquin Section opener Tuesday. The Troubadours play the winner of No. 4 Armijo and No. 13 Franklin (Stockton) on Thursday.

“It is a good feeling going into playoffs like this,” said junior Bridget Foy of the opening win. “When you start out with a good win, it gives you so much confidence. We can go into the next game and keep playing as a team and doing what we do.”

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Soccer Section Playoff Game on TroubieTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis Sac-Joaquin Section playoff game against Woodcreek will be shown online on TroubieTV at 4 p.m.

Fans must register to watch online via the NFHS Network and live playoff games require either a daily, monthly and yearly membership.

The broadcasts are productions of the St. Francis Sports Media Club. Senior Annie Randle and freshmen Isabella Quiniola and Alexis Areias will call the game.

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Swimming and Diving Wins Delta League Title

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis swimming and diving team defeated Davis to capture the first Delta League title Saturday at the Jesuit High School pool. The Troubadours claimed three individual varsity titles and recorded 33 top-eight finishes.

“It was the perfect storm with our kids stepping up and certain people scratching,” said Head Coach Richard Levin, who won his fifth straight league title directing the Troubadours. “I was very happy with their performances and they were happy. It was a team effort.”

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Softball Posts 7-3 Win over Franklin

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis softball team posted a 7-3 win over Franklin on Wednesday behind the strong game from the top five players in the lineup. They combined for 11 hits and six RBI to power the league win.

Sophomore Kelsea Williams went 2-for-2 with two RBI, while junior Mel Baccay and senior Daninka Bailey each had three hits and a run batted in and scored a combined five times. Junior Hannah Willover went 2-fo-3 at the plate with a RBI.

Sophomore Jada Kanemasu pitched a complete game to record the win, allowing three runs on six hits.

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Soccer Shuts Out Monterey Trail in Senior Game
Seniors Sbisa and Gregg Score Two Goals Each

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In a game to celebrate the seniors, the St. Francis seniors shined Monday in posting a 6-0 victory over Monterey Trail. The Troubadours closed the regular season with a 6-0-1 record at home with the possibility of a home playoff game next week on the horizon.

“The atmosphere was fantastic,” said Head Coach Maryclaire Robinson. “We had a great senior environment. I have been exceedingly impressed with people’s willingness to share the glory. Anna is our goal scorer and she scored early and then rested. But the standard stays high.”

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Seven St. Francis Seniors to Make College Commitments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Seven St. Francis High School seniors will sign a National Letter-of-Intent or make a commitment to play collegiate sports next year at schools across the country Wednesday. They will be recognized on campus as part of the school’s spring signing day recognition.

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Softball Drops First League Game to Elk Grove

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Elk Grove posted a 16-3 over St. Francis Wednesday dropping the Troubadours to 2-1 in league play.

“It is a disappointing loss,” said co-Head Coach Kevin Warren. “We have to back to practice tomorrow and start with basic fundamentals again and get them refocused.”


Basketball Watches the Section Selection Show

Basketball Watches the Section Selection Show

Senior Annie Randle shows us a behind-the-scenes look as the St. Francis Troubadour basketball prepares for the playoff and their bracket selection.


MacBeth Teaser

MacBeth Teaser

Senior Annie Randle shows us a behind-the-scenes look at the preparation for the upcoming play MacBeth. Shows start on March 12. The video was produced for the Sports Media Club and TroubieTV. 

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Rogers and Troubadours Begin Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior Susie Rogers and her teammates open the 2015 Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs Tuesday against Bella Vista. With a win, they could record their 20th victory for the first time since 2011 and advance to the second round for the second consecutive season.

“I hope we have a good practice and it carries over to tomorrow and we play well and to our potential to get a win,” said Rogers before practice Monday.

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Section Playoff Game on TroubieTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis Sac-Joaquin Section playoff game against Bella Vista will be shown online on TroubieTV at 7 p.m.

Fans must register to watch online via the NFHS Network and live playoff games require a membership

The broadcasts are productions of the St. Francis Sports Media Club. Seniors Claire Perez and Trinity Connaughton will handle the call of the game.

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Basketball Closes Home Schedule with Win over Monterey Trail

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Lauren Craig had 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead St. Francis to a 52-21 Senior Night win over Monterey Trail Friday night. The win secured third place for the Troubadours in the Delta League and a berth in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.

“It was nice and reassuring (entering the playoffs),” said senior Maureen Cobile. “We have a good streak going right now and we have some momentum which will help us in the playoffs.”


Get to Know: Adrienne Graybill

Get to Know: Adrienne Graybill

St. Francis freshman Adrienne Graybill is finishing her freshmen season with the basketball program. She has had a busy start to her Troubadour career after making the varsity golf team this fall and then playing on the freshmen basketball team. The El Dorado Hills native was interviewed for a halftime feature for a #TroubieTV broadcast.

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Six St. Francis Soccer Players to Sign Wednesday
TroubieTV to Showcase the Celebration Live

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis senior Anna Gregg is among six St. Francis seniors who will participate in a celebration Wednesday to recognize their commitments to play soccer at colleges and universities across the country. The celebration will take place in the CLC at 9 a.m. on campus and will be broadcast live on TroubieTV.

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Basketball Wins Fifth in a Row

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Lauren Craig had 17 points and Susie Rogers added 10 as St. Francis won its fourth straight league game and fifth consecutive overall with a 60-40 victory over Grant.

Junior Yvonna Molodanof was among three players who had seven points in the contest, including Fairbrook and Angie Ortiz.

“We are on a very good streak right now,” said Molodanof. “We have to keep it up with Pleasant Grove on Friday.”

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Freshmen Basketball Makes TroubieTV Debut Tuesday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Freshmen Basketball makes TroubieTV debut Tuesday night against Placer at 4 p.m. Fans must register to watch for free online via the NFHS Network. It is the first of two broadcasts on the night. The St. Francis varsity game against Grant will also be shown at 7 p.m.


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Kelly Hits Game Winner at Buzzer for Win over Franklin
Watch the Clip on TroubieTV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis junior varsity team posted a last minute comeback against Franklin to post a 55-53 victory on Jan. 20. Marlee Nicholos had the game-tying basket and Logan Kelly hit the game winner at the buzzer off an assist by Avery Myers.

Kelly finished with a game-high 17 points including seven in the final period. Amara Allen added 11 points and Mary Baccay had seven points.

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TroubieTV to Broadcast 10 Basketball Games

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – TroubieTV will broadcast the St. Francis junior varsity and varsity games against Franklin Tuesday night as part of 10-game schedule over the remainder the basketball regular season. The inaugural broadcast of TroubieTV came on Feb. 16 of the varsity win over Sheldon.

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Cross Country and Water Polo Section Finals Live Online

The Sac-Joaquin Section and the NFHS Network will broadcast the section cross country championships Saturday morning starting at 9 a.m. and each of the water polo finals including the St. Francis-Davis matchup at 3:30 p.m.

Fans must register on the NFHS page and there is a daily fee to see the section playoff game.

Regular season St. Francis broadcasts are free.

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St. Francis to Hold College Commitment/NLI Celebration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis will be holding a press-conference event on Wednesday, November 12 at 9 a.m., in the CLC on campus to celebrate our students who have committed to participate in collegiate athletics for the ”early” signing date of the National Letter of Intent program. 

The event will be broadcast on the TroubieTV Network online. Family, friend and fans can watch the event for free by registering on the PlayOn! Sports NFHS Network.

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Homecoming Rally On Demand

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis Homecoming Rally was held on Oct. 31. Users must sign up for a free account and access the free boradcast online or via mobile.


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Watch Sports Day On Demand

The annual Sports Day is one of the highlights of the school calander. The full event is available on demand. Join the NFHS Network and watch for free.



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