Athletics Overview


O’Dowd Football – Dog Days of Summer

Interested in Joining Cross Country?

The first Cross Country team meeting for students will be at 3:30pm after the first day of school (Friday – 8/22) in the football bleachers. No experience is needed to participate. Parent meeting is set for Thursday, August 28 in Dominican Hall from 6-7pm. All interested student-athletes, parents, and families are welcome.

Women’s Golf Tryouts/Practice Schedule Announced

1st day of tryouts/practice will be Monday, August 18 at Metropolitan Golf Course driving range in Oakland at 2pm. All players must have a current physical on file with head athletic trainer, Joanne Kinyon. No exceptions.

Women’s Tennis Tryouts/Practice Schedule Announced

Tryouts/practice begin on Monday, August 18 at Merritt College tennis courts at 3:30pm. All players must have a current physical on file with head athletic trainer, Joanne Kinyon. No exceptions.

Water Polo Tryout/Practice Schedule Announced

1st day of tryouts/practice will be Monday, August 18 at Holy Names University Pool. Boys at 3:30pm, Girls at 5pm. All players must have a current physical on file with head athletic trainer, Joanne Kinyon. No exceptions.

Sports Physicals Community Event


Join us on August 2nd for our second annual Pass to Play community event. MOS sports medicine specialists will be offering sports physical exams to Bay Area students prepping for sports in the fall season. Sign up today »

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San Diego Padres pitcher Tyson Ross ’05 Named to 2014 National League All-Star Team

SAN DIEGO, CA. – San Diego Padres right-handed pitcher Tyson Ross has been selected to the 2014 National League All-Star team. Major League Baseball’s 2014 All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday, July 15 at Target Field in Minnesota.

Ross, 27, will be making his first career trip to the All-Star Game in what is his fifth Major League season. The right-hander is the 10th starting pitcher in club history to be named an All-Star, the 12th time overall a Padres starting pitcher has been selected to the team, joining Jake Peavy (2005 and 2007), Chris Young (2007), Andy Ashby (1999), Kevin Brown (1998), Andy Benes (1993), LaMarr Hoyt (1985), Dave Dravecky (1983), Gaylord Perry (1979) and Randy Jones (1975-76). Overall, Ross is the 16th different pitcher in Padres history to be selected to the National League All-Star team, the 27th time overall a pitcher has been selected and the first since Padres closer Huston Street represented the club in 2012.

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Jon Nishimoto Honored as Northern California Girls Soccer Coach of the Year


Jon Nishimoto receives Northern California Girls Soccer Coach of the Year award from California Coaches Association President Dennis McClanahan.

Varsity girls soccer coach Jon Nishimoto was honored at a banquet held in Sacramento on June 14 recognizing Northern and Southern California and state coaches of the year.

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New Varsity Head Volleyball Coach Named

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Peñate named to lead the Bishop O’Dowd High School volleyball program.

The Next Great Baller – San Francisco Magazine

Ivan Rabb’s day would make a stumping politician sweat: up before dawn, a workout at 7 a.m., breakfast, school from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., study hall until 5:30 p.m., another workout, practice until 7 p.m., then back home for dinner and another few hours of schoolwork. Thing is, he’s only 17. But you don’t become ESPN’s number one high school junior basketballer in the country without hustling. A lot.

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