Please join us Friday, April 24th at Rawley T. Farnsworth Theater for an exciting and inspirational evening to benefit the Skyline football program, and to honor Jacquese Steen and Deybi Rabanales, recipients of this year’s Coach Tony Fardella PRIDE Scholarship Award.

Master of Ceremonies Mark Ibanez, Sports Director at KTVU, will lead festivities including an appearance by Libby Schaaf (Oakland Mayor/ Skyline class of ’83 alum), and a surprise visit by a local favorite NFL player.

The evening will feature a special screening of a 2008 film about the inspirational life of Ernie Davis, the first African American athlete to receive the Heisman Trophy.

Friday, April 24th, 2015, 6-9 p.m.
Rawley T. Farnsworth Theater, Skyline High School
Food trucks will be onsite before the event from 4 to 6 p.m.

Students K-12: $5, Adults: $10
Tickets available online or at the door.

All proceeds and donations directly benefit the Skyline football program.

Thank you so much for your support, and hope to see you there!

AuthorTania Fardella

December 26, 2014

Many thanks and much appreciation to Mimi Rohr (Bay Area News Group correspondent, Skyline class of ’83) for her wonderful article about Coach Fardella and the mission of our Fund. Special thanks to Titan football alumni Theotis Brown (’75), Dwight Garner (’82) and Dwayne Garner (’85), for sharing their thoughts and memories of Coach Fardella both on and off the field.

Read the article online

AuthorTania Fardella

December 22, 2014

We are so very pleased and honored to announce the recipients of the Coach Tony Fardella PRIDE Scholarship Award for the 2014 season:

Jacquese Steen (Middle Linebacker/Fullback) carries a 3.8 GPA in the Honors Program. This season he had a total of 153 tackles (110 solo and 43 assisted), 1 sack, 188 yards rushing, 5 receptions for 28 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 conversion, and 1 safety.

Deybi Rabanales (Fullback/Defensive Tackle) carries a 4.3 GPA in the Honors Program. This season he had a total of 50 tackles (33 solo, 17 assisted), 3.5 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries, and 23 yards rushing.

Recipients, selected by the Skyline coaching staff, will each receive $1,000 to be applied to college expenses, and a trophy. Awards will be presented at a special film night/fundraising event to be held in the Spring. Date and details coming soon.

Congratulations Jacquese and Deybi, we are so proud of you for your hard work, discipline and dedication during football season and throughout the year!

AuthorTania Fardella

Please join us at the 2014 Skyline Football Alumni Gathering on October 24th at the Homecoming Game vs. Oakland Tech! Game starts at 3:30 p.m., and we’ll meet in the bleachers at the 30 yard line, row 15. 

After the game, come down to Monaghan’s on the Hill, 2820 Mountain Blvd. (at Woodminster), where the patio and a private room will be reserved for us, and 15% of all proceeds of food and drink sales from our group will be donated to the current Skyline football program.

You can RSVP on our Facebook event page

Hope to see you there!

AuthorTania Fardella

July 15, 2014

Special thanks to The Oakland Raiders and Lamonte Winston (Skyline football alum/Raiders Director of Player Engagement) for their generous donation of cleats and lineman gloves to the Titans. We were pleased to make a special delivery recently to head coach Edward Smith and assistant coach/Skyline football alum Josh Bush.

Assistant coach/Skyline football alum Josh Bush, head coach Edward Smith

AuthorTania Fardella