At the midpoint of the Academic Athletic Association season, it’s clear that the Turkey Day favorites reside at Lincoln and Mission high schools.
Both sit a 3-0 in league play and have all but clinched playoff spots already, but the final two postseason berths are very much up for grabs and there may not be a more important week for the contenders. Read More
To the likely chagrin of the rest of the Academic Athletic Association, Galileo’s Kyle Nelson looked like his big brother Thursday.
Nelson, a skinny sophomore left-hander, doesn’t physically look like former two-time AAA Player of the Year Dylan Nelson in form or stature yet, but he showed he can take over a game on the mound and at the plate, just like his big bro, in a 7-4 win over Lincoln at the Moscone Recreation Center. Read More
It’s hard to imagine a Galileo football team in recent years without a Nelson on the field.
Quarterback Dylan Nelson and running back Quincy Nelson (no relation) led the Lions to an Academic Athletic Association title in 2009, and Quincy began 2010 on a record-breaking pace before an injury sidelined him midway through the season.
But another Nelson has emerged. Read More