It was only fitting the Balboa and Lowell high school baseball teams happened to be on the same flight to San Diego on Monday morning to play in the 63rd annual Mike Morrow tournament. Read More
In 2008, the fight over whether to allow students in San Francisco public schools to have the option of joining the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps was in full swing. Arguments broke out at public meetings and sent Board of Education sessions late into the night. Ultimately voters endorsed the JROTC program with a non-binding resolution. So what has happened to JROTC? Read More
A San Francisco high school senior is among a handful of students selected by White House officials to attend a youth forum in Washington, D.C. on Friday, a school district spokeswoman said.
Huimin "Happy" Yang, 18, left for the nation's capitol on Wednesday to attend the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Youth Leadership Briefing, San Francisco Unified School District spokeswoman Heidi Anderson said. Read More
At first glance, the Balboa High School boys’ basketball team appears to be entirely composed of guards.
The Bucs don’t have a starter above 6 feet, but it was the undersized, yet athletic Balboa forwards that came up with the big plays in a 55-53 nonleague win over visiting San Rafael on Tuesday. Read More
As well as Balboa High School’s girls’ volleyball team has played in recent weeks, Sacred Heart Cathedral showed the Buccaneers exactly why it is Northern California’s top seed in the CIF State Division III playoffs on Tuesday.
The Sacred Heart victory was never in doubt, as the Irish swept the visiting Buccaneers in a convincing 25-14, 25-9, 25-13 win. Read More
“Give it to her!”
That’s the phrase Balboa coach Val Cubales screamed throughout the Buccaneers’ Academic Athletic Association championship win over Lowell on Nov. 11, but in the play-in round of the CIF State Division III tournament against Enterprise of Redding, he didn’t say it until the final point. Read More
Balboa High School finally put an end to its dreaded championship drought on Thursday night, and they did it against the Academic Athletic Association’s best team.
With a 25-23, 25-16, 15-25, 25-15 win over Lowell at Kezar Pavilion, the Buccaneers clinched their first AAA girls’ volleyball title in school history and ended what was an undefeated league season for the Cardinals. Read More
For the third straight time, Lowell got the better of conference rival Balboa in boys’ soccer action.
The two teams met Thursday for the first time since the Academic Athletic Association championship as Lowell shut out Balboa 4-0, and in the process took over sole possession of first place in the AAA’s X Division. Read More
Balboa High School and Jordan School play each other in boys’ soccer every season, but people may not know that the two schools are only a mile apart, giving a whole new meaning to cross-town rivalry.
After going winless against Jordan last year, Balboa earned retribution by holding off the Jaguars 2-1 in Academic Athletic Association play on Tuesday at Crocker Amazon Field. Read More
In high school football, rebuilding and replacing graduating seniors is an annual hurdle.
It’s no different at Balboa High School entering the 2011 season, as coach Alvaro Carvajal has the task of replacing Academic Athletic Association Player of the Year Christian Pulusian, All-City quarterback Kerati Apilakvanichakit and standout running back Greg Warren, a trio that led Balboa to a Turkey Bowl appearance. Read More