Washington High School got to Turkey Day with a run-heavy attack, but the Eagles looked like an entirely different team early in the CIF-San Francisco Section-Academic Athletic Association championship game against Balboa on Thursday at Kezar Stadium. Read More
After Washington crushed Galileo last week, many coming to Eagle Stadium were expecting a similar result on Thursday, but instead saw an inspired Lions team nearly pull off the upset without star running back Quincy Nelson.
But Jeremy Jetton’s interception with 1:34 remaining in the game sealed Washington’s third Turkey Day appearance in four years as the Eagles held off a gritty Galileo bunch 19-13 in the CIF-San Francisco Section-Academic Athletic Association semifinals. Read More
A 19-year-old man survived two stab wounds during an attack in a popular area of Golden Gate Park on Tuesday, police said.The assailant, described only as a white man between 30 and 50 years old, came up from behind the teen during the stabbing at Alvord Lake near Haight and Stanyan streets at 6:11 p.m., police said.Transients are known to hang out in the area. Read More
A man has turned himself in for stabbing a 19-year-old man in a popular area of Golden Gate Park on Tuesday, police said. The suspect, a 23-year-old New York native, surrendered to cops Wednesday afternoon, police said. Police say he stabbed the 19-year-old Eugene, Ore., native twice — once in the back and once in the arm — at Alvord Lake near Haight and Stanyan streets around 6:10 p.m. Read More
Unlike most section playoffs, the CIF-San Francisco Section-Academic Athletic Association playoffs are unique in one major way — every game is a rematch.
It’s that familiarity that is at the forefront of top-seeded Mission High School’s consciousness, when they face fourth-seeded Balboa in the semifinals today.
“It’s tough to beat a team twice, so I’m a little nervous,” Mission head coach Joe Albano said. Read More
They say 49ers kicker Joe Nedney is Mr. Dependable on the football field — but could he be more dependable than a robot that kicks field goals?
We will find out today at Kezar Stadium, where Nedney and a robot named Ziggy are set to battle in a man vs. machine field-goal contest that has the 49ers’ kicker a bit nervous about losing his spot on the team. Read More
Stanford announced it will play its annual Cardinal and White spring football game on April 17 at historic Kezar Stadium.
Kickoff is set for 12 noon and admission is free.
Moving the game to Kezar Stadium, located on Stanyan Street in the southeast corner of Golden Gate Park, was necessitated because the playing surface at Stanford Stadium is being reseeded along with the program’s desire to broaden its Bay Area fan base. Read More