It’s not Turkey Day just yet, but it might as well be.
The two best teams in the Academic Athletic Association will be on the same field Saturday at School of the Arts, and the gap between the Lincoln and Mission high school football teams and the rest of the league is
significant. Read More
Only two players from Lincoln High School’s 2010 football team will be on this year’s squad, but that season still bothers coach Phil Ferrigno.
The Mustangs’ 0-11 record in 2010 is one of the lowest points in the program’s history and it provided a wake-up call to the most decorated Academic Athletic Association football program of the 2000s. Read More
De’End Parker is running the floor, driving the lane and sinking jumpers again after more than seven months away from the basketball court.
The former Lincoln High School and City College of San Francisco star is now lacing it up in the San Francisco Bay Area Pro-Am Summer Basketball League after missing most of the 2011-12 college basketball season because of a knee injury and transfer issues. Read More
Vianey Espinoza can still remember what a school official told her class when she began her freshman year at the Sunset district’s Abraham Lincoln High School.
Asking the assembled 14-year-olds to look around at their peers, he predicted that half of them would leave school without a diploma. And most of those dropouts would be black or Hispanic.
“You guys set yourself up for failure,” she recalls him saying. Read More
Lincoln High School’s girls’ soccer team looked on par with 14-time defending Academic Athletic Association champion Lowell High School in the first half on Tuesday.
Literally seconds into the second half, however, the Cardinals changed the whole dimension of the game and cruised to a 4-0 win at Lincoln.
Lowell’s Zoe Charter-Kuo scored 20 seconds into the second half, her first of two goals in the final 40 minutes, to give the Cardinals a 2-0 lead. Read More
The Lowell High School softball team ended last year’s Academic Athletic Association season with a mercy-rule win over Washington and picked up right where it left off in its AAA opener against Lincoln on Monday.
The Cardinals scored seven runs in the first inning and 14 runs in the third en route to a 23-1 three-inning win over the Mustangs at West Sunset Playground. Read More
Down 52-49 with 3 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, all the pieces were in place for Lincoln High School to tie visiting Rodriguez of Fairfield.
Lincoln senior guard Ares Brown had an open look on the wing, appeared to be wide open and took a shot in perfect rhythm, but the ball never got to the rim. Read More
Inez Vara attributes her academic success to the Green Academy, one of four career-focused schools-within-a-school at Abraham Lincoln High School.
When Vara was a freshman at Lincoln High, her earth sciences teacher suggested she sign up for the Green Academy, a program the school was starting the next year.
“I thought, ‘All it is, is save the whales, save the trees,’” she said. “But it was not what I expected.” Read More
Balboa at Washington, 2 p.m.For Balboa (4-5, 3-3) to gain entrance to the AAA playoffs, they will need to knock off undefeated Washington (7-2, 6-0), then receive help with Lincoln and Lowell losses.Lincoln at Burton, 2 p.m.Lincoln (3-6, 3-3) only needs to knock off Burton (1-6, 1-5) to secure a playoff spot and will look to ride the running back tandem of Demetrius Williams and Jay’von Fields.Marshall at Galileo, 2 p.m. Read More
As many opportunities as Lincoln High School’s boys’ soccer team created in the first half of the Academic Athletic Association semifinals against Washington, it was a sparkling individual performance that punched the Mustangs’ ticket to the championship game.
Lincoln junior forward Felipe Herrera’s goal in the 57th minute put the Mustangs ahead 2-1, and Lincoln held on to win on Tuesday at Boxer Stadium. Read More