Washington High School got to Turkey Day with a run-heavy attack, but the Eagles looked like an entirely different team early in the CIF-San Francisco Section-Academic Athletic Association championship game against Balboa on Thursday at Kezar Stadium. Read More
Of the six long-standing football programs in the Academic Athletic Association, Balboa High School has one of the longest championship droughts, going without a Turkey Bowl title since 1984.
This year appeared to be just another title-less season for the Buccaneers when they dropped all four of their nonleague games and waited until the last week of the regular season to clinch the fourth and final playoff spot in the AAA. Read More
McClymonds High School of Oakland opened the 2010 girls’ basketball season on the road with a strong 55-38 victory over Balboa High School on Monday night.
The Warriors (1-0) extended their nonleague win streak over Balboa (0-1) to four consecutive years behind 22 points from Angela Lee and 20 from Therica McCord. 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
Balboa High School did not have a pleasant day offensively in its 37-6 nonleague loss to visiting Analy High School of Sebastopol on Saturday.The statistics were daunting for the Buccaneers (0-3): Forty-eight total first-half yards, five interceptions, seven sacks allowed and a staggering 17 plays for negative yardage. Read More
On Oct. 24, five of Balboa High School’s sports heroes will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame. In addition to the individual accolades, the Balboa Alumni Association will honor all members of the 1967 boys’ basketball team.
Darrell Fregia led the talented and deep ’67 team to Balboa’s first-ever city basketball championship. Read More