The Galileo Lions reached the playoffs but fell short of the championship game in a loss to Mission. Although the 2016 season was full of trials and obstacles, the Lions remain faithful and kept working together to achieve the goal of reaching the playoffs. This season was full of highlights as evident by the video.
The Galileo Football Program certainly knows how to have a bit of fun before practice. With an impromptu announcement from Coach Mark who simply said, “Mannequin Challenge tomorrow before warm ups”, the players and coaches more than responded with this video. This is the G-House version, a different touch with a different song.
The youthful Galileo varsity lions finished league play with a 1-5 record. With a mixture of academic issues, injuries, and behavior suspensions, the Lions could not find any sort of constancy throughout the season. After beating Burton for their first win, Galileo was in the driving seat for a playoff spot but narrow losses to Washington and then Lowell in overtime, sealed their fate.
Galileo’s varsity Lions finished league play with a 3-3 record to make the playoffs as the #3 seed. It was a 7-0 game at Lincoln until the final play when the Mustangs scored as time expired for a 13-0 victory. Galileo had lost to Lincoln by 40 points two weeks prior to this rematch.
The senior Class of 2014 finished their careers on top with a 12-1 record and the city title. Here are some of their numbers and their respective highlight reels. Also, top junior prospects, Jamari Hilliard-Vasquez and Rodney Morgan highlights are included below.
The 2013 season yielded a 17th city championship for Galileo. After losing a close game at Tamalpais, the Lions finished the season without a loss, compiling 12 straight victories culminated in a tightly contested 34-30 victory in the championship game against Lincoln (scroll to bottom for game highlights).
The Galileo Lions started league play with an 0-3 record before rallying in the next two games and running away with the season finale against Balboa to put themselves in position to make the playoffs with a 3-3 record.
As voted by the coaches, the top 10 midseason highlight video is based on the game-time “ooh & ahh” factor.
The sophomore-filled 2011 Lions missed the playoffs with a 2-win season in league play. Sophomore quarterback, Kyle Nelson led a spread offense that featured fellow sophomores, Ronzel Fox (RB), Dontell Jackson (WR), and Isaac Armstrong (WR). Also included in the 2011 videos archive is a short film made by senior lineman, Anthony Lam, titled “What is G-House Football About”.
Summer camp is a 4 days a week-2 and a half hours per day-6 week commitment. The brainchild of coach Don Harris, summer camp focuses on; strength and muscle gain, speed and agility, discipline and team work, and fun. The camp is opened to all Galileo athletes.