Lowell High School boys’ golf coach Juan Lopez has been stressing to his players all season long on the importance of mental toughness.
“I ask them what’s going to happen if the shots are not falling their way,” Lopez said. “Are they going to dwell on it or move on and be able to overcome it and come up with something good on their next shot?” Read More
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Even though the Washington baseball team got off to a slow start this season, it never doubted it could turn things around. Read More
According to Washington High School athletic director Lawrence Chan, Taylan Plasch will not be returning to coach the school’s varsity football team next season.
Washington has opened the position up to San Francisco Unified School District faculty and is currently interviewing potential candidates to replace Plasch, but has not opened the position up to off-campus coaches yet. Read More
Fresh off a seven-year stint on the Recreation and Park Commission, David Lee is attempting to pull off something that has never been done before: beating an incumbent in a Board of Supervisors district election. Read More
Each May, some 4,000 teens graduate from San Francisco public schools. But while the annual pomp and circumstance of high school commencement might feel routine, for some students, graduation is an achievement they had to fight for.
Makda Beyene, 18, graduated from Mission High School on Wednesday. Less than three years ago, when the recent immigrant from Eritrea was sleeping in church basements with her mother and three younger siblings, that goal seemed impossibly far away. Read More
The Washington High School baseball team found itself in the same position this time last year.
It had won the opener of the Transbay Series against Oakland Tech and went into the second game with a chance to claim its first Transbay title since 2006.
The Eagles failed to get the job done a year ago, but did not let the opportunity slip away again. Read More
Last May, The City’s public schools completed a network connecting them to the Internet at more than 650 times their former speed. Today, almost every school district building is plugged into a citywide ring of fiber optic cable. “We’re finally in the 21st century,” said Erik Heinrich, the San Francisco Unified School District’s director of technology infrastructure.But many schools can’t say the same thing about the computers they use to connect to their new network. Read More
Marshall High School only suited up seven players against Washington on Monday, but that proved to be plenty for the Phoenix.
Marshall took advantage of several matchup advantages that led to a 67-52 victory over the defending Academic Athletic Association champions.
“We defended hard, rebounded, blocked shots and took care of the ball and got a big game out of Aumon Holliday,” Marshall coach Dezebee Miles said. Read More
The annual Turkey Day championship undoubtedly features the two best teams in the Academic Athletic Association and it also presents a clash of history.
The game between Washington High School and Mission today at Kezar Stadium will feature the team with the longest championship drought and last year’s champion. Read More