Balboa High School

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoLowell's Antonio Hughes is still adjusting to his role as the Cardinals' quarterback. Lowell is off to an 0-2 start and seeks its first win Friday against Jefferson.

Balboa optimistic entering 2013 after missing playoffs last year

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mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoLowell's Antonio Hughes is still adjusting to his role as the Cardinals' quarterback. Lowell is off to an 0-2 start and seeks its first win Friday against Jefferson.
Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerNoah Gould is one of Lowell’s many elite pitchers

Balboa and Lowell high school baseball teams appear to be on collision course

It was only fitting the Balboa and Lowell high school baseball teams…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerNoah Gould is one of Lowell’s many elite pitchers
Eric Luis/Special to The ExaminerBalboa senior forward John Bender gets to the hoop for an easy bucket against San Rafael on Tuesday. Balboa moved to 4-0 with the victory.

Balboa might be small in size, but plays big in win against San Rafael

At first glance, the Balboa High School boys’ basketball team appears to…

Eric Luis/Special to The ExaminerBalboa senior forward John Bender gets to the hoop for an easy bucket against San Rafael on Tuesday. Balboa moved to 4-0 with the victory.
Eric Luis/Special to The ExaminerSacred Heart Cathedral freshman middle blocker Madison Murtagh led the Irish’s attack with eight kills.

Sacred Heart Cathedral in top form for state tournament victory

As well as Balboa High School’s girls’ volleyball team has played in…

Eric Luis/Special to The ExaminerSacred Heart Cathedral freshman middle blocker Madison Murtagh led the Irish’s attack with eight kills.
Doug Ko/Special to The ExaminerBalboa junior outside hitter Cynthia Ngan slams down one of her 23 kills on Monday. Balboa’s win forces a match against Sacred Heart Cathedral today.

Balboa volleyball adds state tourney win to growing list of milestones

“Give it to her!” That’s the phrase Balboa coach Val Cubales screamed…

Doug Ko/Special to The ExaminerBalboa junior outside hitter Cynthia Ngan slams down one of her 23 kills on Monday. Balboa’s win forces a match against Sacred Heart Cathedral today.
Joseph Schell/Special to The ExaminerSenior Elaine Guan goes up for a spike during Balboa’s AAA championship victory against Lowell on Thursday at Kezar Pavilion.

Balboa makes history with first AAA title

Balboa High School finally put an end to its dreaded championship drought…

Joseph Schell/Special to The ExaminerSenior Elaine Guan goes up for a spike during Balboa’s AAA championship victory against Lowell on Thursday at Kezar Pavilion.
Stephanie Trapp/Special to The ExaminerLowell sophomore midfielder Aaron Moye

Lowell soccer takes control of first place with shutout

For the third straight time, Lowell got the better of conference rival…

Stephanie Trapp/Special to The ExaminerLowell sophomore midfielder Aaron Moye
Balboa’s Eduardo Herrera

Balboa High School edges out Jordan in pressure-packed soccer match

Balboa High School and Jordan School play each other in boys’ soccer…

Balboa’s Eduardo Herrera

Balboa football rebuilding for 2011 season with character, discipline

In high school football, rebuilding and replacing graduating seniors is an annual…

Balboa upsets Lowell to reach AAA title game

Balboa High School sent shock waves through the Academic Athletic Association baseball…

Balboa High teacher wins coaching award

Balboa High School coach Rocio Ramirez won the Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal…

Balanced Balboa proves too much for Urban to handle

Just looking at the benches, it is clear the Balboa High School…

Familiar foes square off in SF section playoffs

Unlike most section playoffs, the CIF-San Francisco Section-Academic Athletic Association playoffs are…

Five Balboa greats, one historic team to be enshrined in Hall

On Oct. 24, five of Balboa High School’s sports heroes will be…