The most dominant boys’ tennis program in the history of the San Francisco Section proved its mettle once again in Thursday’s Academic Athletic Association tournament championship match at Golden Gate Park.
Lowell High School delivered another impressive performance in a 5-2 win over Lincoln, and it wasn’t even that close. The Cardinals showed once again why it’s them and everyone else in the SFS-AAA, winning the championship for the 22nd time in the event’s 25 year existence. Read More
For the Mission High School softball team, Tuesday’s game against Lincoln in the quarterfinals of the San Francisco Section-Academic Athletic Association playoffs was its de facto championship.
The Bears certainly played like everything was on the line, rallying from five runs down on two occasions to score a wild 15-14 win at Lang Field. Mission (9-11) next faces Lowell in the semifinals on Thursday, while Balboa plays Washington in the other semifinal. Read More
For a league that has a history of frenetic play, this season’s Academic Athletic Association boys’ basketball championship may have even out-crazied that reputation. In three overtimes, Mission High School simply out-hustled Lincoln to claim a 78-71 win and its second straight AAA-San Francisco Section title. Read More
The Academic Athletic Association-S.F. Section boys’ basketball championship tonight won’t be a clash of style as much as it will be a game of matchups and personnel — strength and weaknesses. Read More
The public-school gyms in San Francisco are more utilitarian than they are glamorous and that makes winning on the road that much tougher in the Academic Athletic Association.
The Lincoln boys’ basketball team became the second league opponent in just over a week to find out just how hard it is to win at Galileo on Thursday, dropping its first AAA game of the season, a 49-48 decision. Read More
The Lincoln boys’ basketball team went from anguish to elation in about 4 seconds on the road Tuesday against Marshall.
Trailing by a point with 5 seconds left on the clock, Lincoln senior guard James Gurr inbounded the ball to junior forward Davion Telfor at the right-hand elbow and sprinted toward the basket. Read More
Even after a dismal offensive first half against visiting De La Salle High School, the Lincoln boys’ basketball team had a glimmer of hope when it hit two consecutive baskets early in the third quarter to cut the Spartans’ lead to 28-15.
That hope was squashed quickly and soundly by the defending North Coast Section Division I champions, who went on a 10-0 run and never looked back in a 56-26 win over the Mustangs on Tuesday. Read More
The Academic Athletic Association football championship ultimately came down to 3 yards on Thursday at Kezar Stadium and Lincoln didn’t have its best player on the field.
After scoring with 23 seconds remaining to cut Mission’s lead to 21-20, Lincoln head coach Phil Ferrigno elected to go for a two-point conversion and the win. Read More
While the Lincoln High School football team’s resounding 42-14 regular-season win over Mission makes the Mustangs considerable favorites in the Academic Athletic Association-San Francisco Section championship game on Thanksgiving Day, recent history is not on their side.
The past three regular-season AAA champions have all fallen short of winning Turkey Bowl titles, but Lincoln was the last team to do it, when it won its fourth straight championship in 2008. Read More
Buoyed by four touchdowns from Demetrius Williams, top-seed Lincoln High School punched its ticket to Thanksgiving Day’s Academic Athletic Association-San Francisco Section championship game with a 26-6 victory over visiting Lowell on Thursday.
Williams scored two touchdowns rushing, one on special teams and one on defense, to go along with a game-high 143 yards rushing on 15 carries. Read More