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Friday, October 20, 2017

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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

Maturity Brings Galileo Football Success

By Bryan Lam, Victor Ortiz, Raine Boles, Staff Writers Coming off a 1-5  regular season last year, the Galileo Varsity Football team is determined to make the playoffs this time around. The team has shown more effort and maturity this year compared to last year, and their first win against San Lorenzo on September 3rd has

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

3rd Times the Charm! Lioness Win Flag Football Championship

By Courtney Pon After three years of heartbreak, the Galileo lioness flag football team has finally won a championship. The Lioness’ defeated Balboa in the championship on Saturday, April 16th with a score of 13-6 at Galileo. Thanks to the great coaching of Coach Harper, Coach Black, and Coach Rahul, the lioness almost went undefeated

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