Mission High students are getting rewarded for their high achievements on standardized tests.The school improved its Academic Performance Index — the way the state monitors its progress and student understanding of math and English — by 70 points last year, the single highest gain of any comprehensive high school in the San Francisco Unified School District. Read More
After splitting games with Mission High School last week, Jordan High School had hope and confidence that it would be able to clinch the school’s first-ever playoff berth by winning Monday’s Academic Athletic Association play-in game at Jackson Playground. Read More
Any penalties that may result from a fight in the stands Friday night following the San Francisco high school boys’ basketball championship game at Kezar Pavilion will not be levied for days, according to the head of The City’s public school athletic league. Read More
The Mission Bears boys’ basketball team sent a friendly reminder to Academic Athletic Association opponents before the league playoffs Tuesday night at Washington High School: The championship goes through Mission High School.
The Bears spoiled Senior Night for Washington with a 77-66 win on the Eagles’ home floor.
In a game that determined Lang Division’s top seed, the Bears (21-9, 15-1) rode the hot hand of Gione Edwards. Read More
Mission High School’s boys’ basketball team may look almost entirely different from last season’s Academic Athletic Association championship team, but the Bears are still right where they need to be — in first place. With a 62-47 win over visiting Lincoln, the Bears (17-9, 11-1) stay atop the AAA’s Lang Division, tied with Washington, with four games to play. Read More
To the outside observer, the play of Mission High School’s boys’ basketball team may appear to be frenetic and scrambled, but that’s just how they like it.
It was the hard-pressing Bears defense, which forced 22 Stuart Hall turnovers and fed an opportunistic offense, that wore down the Knights in a 61-55 win on Thursday at Stuart Hall High School. Read More
For many teams across the San Francisco high school football landscape, things didn’t always go as planned, but there was no lack of talented athletes in The City this season. 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
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
With both teams separated by two points in the Academic Athletic Association’s X division, Mission High School and Lincoln High School knew a win would provide a big boost to making the postseason.
The visiting Bears (14-6-3, 11-2) took a big step toward claiming a playoff spot as they scored three first-half goals en route to a 4-1 victory over Lincoln (9-7, 9-3) on Tuesday. Read More