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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Footballers 2016 Outlook


By Connor Chavela, Staff Writer

After coming off of an unsuccessful 1-9 2015 season, the Galileo Varsity Football Team looks to come back with a more experienced and seasoned group of players. With a senior-heavy team, experience is a luxury that was not there last season. Senior players to look out for include; running back and all-city defensive end Kenneth Grady; defensive end and all-city tight end Miles Mainini; wide receiver and cornerback Donovan Hasson, middle linebacker and fullback Connor Chavela, and all-around talent, Demaje Ardis (QB/WR/LB/DB). Incoming players who will make an immediate impact; Adrian Poot (QB/LB),  Jackie Guo (WR/LB), and senior transfer Tristan Anderson (TE/LB). Another notable key returning player is junior cornerback, Antonio Lewis.

The Galileo football program include 3 new non-league opponents; Hercules, San Lorenzo, and Piner (Santa Rosa).

[Galileo struggled through the spring sessions but managed to finish well-they finished with a 6-0 spring game won by the Purple Squad. Hasson garnered the Spring Game MVP honor with 2 interceptions and the lone score on a fly toss.]

Up next for the Lions:

  • weight training sessions in June with Coach Carton
  • 70n7 sessions with Coach Black
  • Summer camp starting on Tuesday, July 5th (2-4:30PM)

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