Pregame moment of silence for former GW football coach Jim Ruane who died the previous Saturday.
Pregame psych-up - #5 Galen Hall was hopping around like a coiled spring released!
GW cheer squad
former GW football coach Joe Callan (in hat), Marc Loney, Carrie Wert
Jonathan the balloon guy created and wore this eagle headdress.
Jonathan the balloon guy embellishes a wrist balloon animal
Jonathan the well-known balloon guy, in big demand for his unique creations.
#26 Lajarie Mabrey brings it closer to the goal line
Ro Williams, Class of '93, enjoys the game
Chris Antipa '88 and former GW Principal Al Vidal
young lady proudly wears a Jonathan-made balloon crown honoring #80 (listed here as #84) Devon White
former GW Assistant Principal and then-Visitacion Valley Middle School Principal Jim Dierke honored at halftime by AAA/CIF Athletic Director Don Collins.
GW cheer squad routine, to "Like a G6"
GW cheer squad finale
Eagles take the field for the 2nd half
Jim Dierke with his certificate
3rd quarter game action at Kezar, Bucs on offense
#16 Aram Gevandian (top of frame) with a quarterback sneak end run for a TD in the 3rd quarter.
#16 Aram Gevandian about to hand off to #5 Galen Hall
Kezar could easily hold another 5,000 - sadly the crowd was sparser on the GW side. One of Poly High's old gyms in the background.
Anxious parents and cold children; Alice Badi, PTSA president and mom of #50 Adam Badi, in center
Jubilant GW Principal Lovrin about to take the field for post-game awards.
GW Head Coach Karl Finley receives the inevitable winning coach's sports-drink shower
Eagle victory scrum
Post-game field prep underway as medals are still being handed out
The victorious Eagles hold aloft the CIF championship trophy, a teammate, and the MVP plaque.
Eagles including #7 Jeremy Jetton and #2 Chris Jackson pose with the CIF championship trophy
2010 Turkey Bowl final score 36-6 - GW, with the better regular-season record, was the "home" team.