Coaching Staff 2017

In his 5th season at Galileo, Marcus Blacksher Jr. has been promoted to associate head coach of the varsity team. His main role will be coordinating the varsity offense and working with player’s academic progress. Stephen Carton benefited from the change, gaining the role of frosh soph head coach for this season. Coach Mark Huynh will make a return to coordinating the varsity defense and retain the role of coordinating special teams for both squads. After two years of “light” recruitment from Coach Mark, Galileo history teacher, Daniel Lynch is finally making his coaching debut as an assistant coach.

GLF 2017 Season Info

GALILEO-DECAL-2016-cartoonsmWith the summer sessions over with, the Lions will take the field for the first day of practice on Tuesday, August 1st. All incoming freshmen are welcome to attend (2 rules to know; no red on the field and no profanity). All players need a physical to participate. All info and announcements for the 2017 campaign will be posted here.

Aug 1 Tues, 2pm – First day of practice
Aug 1-4 Tues-Fri, 2pm – Double Sessions
Aug 7-11 Mon-Fri, 2pm – Double Sessions
Aug 14-18 Mon-Fri, 2pm – Single Sessions
Aug 18 Fri, 11am – Frosh Orientation Booth & Sign Up

2017 GAMES SCHEDULE

Galileo will host San Lorenzo and Piner for Saturday matinees. In between, the Lions will travel to Hercules for a game under Friday night lights.

Last Update: JUNE 2017

Scrimmage Week
Sat, Aug 19 4-Way Scrimmage @ Novato with TBA (JV 12PM, V2PM)

Week 0
Sat, Aug 26 Bye Week

Week 1
Sat, Sept 2 vs San Lorenzo (JV 11AM, V 2PM)

Week 2
Fri, Sept 8 @ Hercules (JV 4:30PM, V 7PM)

Week 3
Sat, Sept 16 vs Piner (JV 11AM, V 2PM)

Week 4
Fri, Sept 22 Bye Week

SPRING BALL 2017

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Galileo’s 2017 Spring Ball season is currently in session. With major offensive weapons returning from a high scoring 2016 season, the Lions are ready to light up the scoreboard at the spring game. Returning QB, Adrian Poot will be a force with his ability to spread the ball around. The 2016 AAA Running Back of the Year, Yarvell Smith will look to show the world what he can do as a sophomore next season but until then he is going to be a huge problem for Galileo’s defense in the spring game. Smith, a more than capable linebacker, will also get on the other side of the ball more this upcoming season. Other key offensive weapons to lookout for are sure-handed wideouts Jackie Guo and Erasmo Rivas. The biggest unknown for Galileo will be how it’s offensive line will respond from losing three seniors: it’s line is hinging on three rookie big boys; Thomas Santos, Eric Larreynaga, and Max Miles. Defensively, with the departure of all-city players; Connor Chavela (MLB), Demaje Ardis (OLB), and Miles Mainini (DE), the Lions will feature upcoming juniors, Ronald Fox (FS), Antonio McBride (MLB), and Johan Lacayo (DE/LB).

2016 AWARDS

The Galileo Lions Foot­ball Pro­gram have awards for 3 dif­fer­ent cat­e­gories; sum­mer awards, weekly awards dur­ing the sea­son, and the end of the fall sea­son awards. Var­sity play­ers are awarded hel­met stick­ers after each game. All awards are not for per­sonal glory but to rec­og­nize a player’s ded­i­ca­tion and hard-work.

2016 VIDEOS

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.

Galileo’s frosh soph team started out with a 2-0 league record but losing freshman running back, Yarvell Smith to the varsity team finally caught up as the young Lions would lose three games and tie one to finish the season, 2-3-1.

2016 VARSITY HIGHLIGHT REEL

2016 SENIOR GAME

The class of 2017 was honored in their last home game of the regular season. This senior class is led by 3-year varsity starter, Donovan Hasson (DB/WR) with all-city talents; Miles Mainini (DE/TE) and Connor Chavela (LB/RB). Mainini is the lone 2-year all-city standout (TE 2015, DE 2016). Among the notables of this group are; Demaje Ardis (LB), Marvell Despanie (FS), Kyle Cantave (OL), Jonathan Lai (OL), Yousef Saber (DE) and special teamster, Derrick Davenport (FS).

 

2016 Playoff vs Mission

The Future Shines in Lions End-of-Season Playoff Loss

Galileo V 06-19 25
Mission V 22-27 49

A Galileo fumble by freshman running back, Yarvell Smith on the opening kickoff allowed Mission to take a 6-0 lead in the first minute of the 2016 playoff game at Kezar. The Lions mounted an answer but an illegal formation flag nullified a touchdown pass from Adrian Poot to Jackie Guo. The Bears would add another touchdown before Smith scored from 24-yards out to put the Lions on the board. Galileo’s playoff inexperience was notable in the opening half as Mission reclaimed momentum with another score right before halftime to take a 22-6 lead and all the air out of the Lions’ sails.

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