Kennedy baseball falls to Hercules

kennedy hercules baseball

The Kennedy Eagles baseball team traveled to Hercules Thursday evening and lost to the Titans 17-8. After a disappointing loss to Richmond High last Friday, the Eagles (0-8) jumped on the Titans (8-3) early for a 3-0 lead. By the bottom of the third inning things looked promising for the team in mismatched hats, pants…

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A preseason loss serves to organize a young Kennedy team

Eagles Soccer team

Kennedy’s preseason opener was a 1-0 loss against Salesian on Thursday evening. “It’s the first time Salesian has beat us in a long time,” Kennedy Coach Aaron Colacion said. He attributed the loss to the team’s need to refine basic skills like passing and moving the ball down the field. In the first half Salesian…

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Kennedy Eagles soar into first place

Kennedy Eagles

The Kennedy Eagles soared into first place in the league at their Homecoming game on Friday night, crushing the John Swett Indians 30-7. Late in the first quarter, the Eagles’ Takkarist Mckinley scored on a short run, putting Kennedy on the board. They failed to make the two point conversion, but they were up, 6-0.…

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One son on each team, a family united

Friday night’s 42-0 Salesian victory over Kennedy was an intense game for many supporters in the stands as they rose and fell in waves while the Eagles and Pride fought on the field. But one man never took his seat in the Kennedy grandstand throughout the two-hour game. Mitchell Jamerson paced the stands, his eyes…

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Kennedy high gym renamed in honor of ‘Dolly’

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Dolly Felix made a difference, and now her name graces the building where she touched so many lives. About 300 people packed the John F. Kennedy High School gymnasium Saturday for a ceremony dedicating the hardwood floor facility in the former teacher and coach’s honor. The building was officially dedicated the “Coach Dolly Felix Gym.”…

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Pride claims homecoming game against Eagles

In Salesian High School’s homecoming game Saturday, the Pride beat the Kennedy Eagles 42-5. The Pride, led by running back Marciel Malic’s three touchdowns and 179 yards, took an early lead with two touchdowns in the first quarter and, by halftime, they led 35-0. The Eagles’ points came from a field goal and an intentional safety by Salesian in the second half of the game. Kennedy’s closest chance came in the second quarter, when Kennedy senior Kenny Walker dashed 80 yards from the Kennedy 20-yard line to the end zone. Everyone on the Kennedy benches stood and cheered wildly — until they realized that the touchdown did not count. An audible groan could be heard through the audience as the referees announced that Walker went out of bounds while avoiding a block on the 15 yard line.

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