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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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Galileo Cheer Win First Place in Competition

Galileo won first place in their division and took home a special judges award for ‘best jumps’ at The National Cheer Association NorCal which took place at the Cow Palace on February 18-19, 2017. Schools all over California as well as nearby states participated in this competition. Galileo was one of four schools from San

Galileo’s Boy Soccer Comes Up Short Once Again

The Galileo Boys Soccer team had another heart breaking ending to their season as they missed the playoffs by one game, just like last year. The Lions had a chance to capture the last playoff spot if they had won their last game against Lincoln, but unfortunately the Lions fell 3-1 to the Mustangs. Despite

ATHLETE FEATURE: PARKER JONES

By Tyler Huey Being the best players on the girls Galileo soccer team is really no surprise as junior Parker J.  has been playing soccer since she was 5 years old. Parker has started at the forward position for the Galileo since she was a freshman, averaging 3 goals per game. She led the team

Galileo Girls Soccer Team

By Raine B. Although over half of last year’s girls Galileo soccer team graduated & the team has a brand new coach, expectations are still high as they expect to go back to the playoffs once again. Even though last year’s players are gone their competitors are still the same. Senior and captain Tianmei G.

Boys Basketball Enters “Neff”Division with High Hopes

After 2 consecutive losing seasons, the Galileo boys varsity basketball team was moved down to the 2nd or lower “Neff” division in the AAA (Academic Athletic Association) this season. With this change, all of the players and coaches have high expectations for the regular season as they expect to go undefeated & make the playoffs

A New Generation of Wrestlers

Through the strong efforts in recruiting friends & promoting wrestling during club days, the Galileo wrestling team gained a whopping 16 new wrestlers, mainly freshman, for this year’s team. This is a huge achievement for the team as the past couple years, there has been no more than 3 freshmen recruits. All of these new

Ballin’ with Lady Hoopster Annie Wu

By Bryan Lam and David Zhu, Staff writers   After dropping a defender with a crossover during last season, junior point guard Annie Wu has been known as one of the best ball handlers on girls Galileo Varsity Basketball team. Her basketball handle helped her average about 15 points per game, while also dishing out

Lion’s Football Last Stand

By Joshua Lizardo, Staff Writer Galileo’s varsity football team stood tall and ready on November 17th as they prepared for a playoff game that could ultimately be the last football game for this group of seniors.  The team was anxious to get on the field and fight like there’s no tomorrow. The Lions (2-4) took

Improved Cross Country Team; High Aspirations

By Francis Roceta, STAFF WRITER The past 3 seasons, the Galileo’s Varsity Cross Country team has not come in higher than 5th place with last year with only  Senior Tracy Tam finishing 7th in the All-City and running at State Championships. However with a much stronger team this year, Cross Country has a chance to place

First Time Teeing Off

By Joshua Lizardo, Staff Writer This years Galileo girl’s golf team may not have had the best record (2-6), but considering the entire team was made up of first year golfers, they exceeded expectations.  All 6 girls on the team never played on a golf team before, let alone they had never even picked up

Galileo Cheerleaders Dedicated to the Sport

By Raine Beale Boles, Staff writer To become a Galileo Cheerleader or “Lioness” it takes more than putting on a cute cheer outfit and knowing some dances. According to members on the squad, being a cheerleader means consistently attending after-school practices, sacrificing time to cheer at games on the weekends, and constantly expressing school spirit

Athletes Answers: Q&A with Donovan

By Donovan Hasson Senior Connor Chavela (6’2″, 200 lbs) is the starting outside linebacker for the Galileo varsity football team. He leads the team in tackles and possibly the AAA (Academic Athletic Association). He is a strong candidate to be named All-City Backer this year. Q: What position do you play? A: I play Outside

New Varsity Volleyball Coach Familiar To Players

By Marjorie Ruiz, Staff Writer The Galileo Girls Varsity Volleyball struggled during the 2016 season trying to adjust to a brand new coach, as coach Brandon Woo, who also coaches the Wallenberg boys volleyball team, replaced coach Norman Lew, who coached the team the last 4 years, after he stepped down to take care of

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