Some notable graduates from the 1958 class include former San Diego Charger Pat Shea (1939-2013), sportswriter and author Bill Swank, local musician Rey Vinole — who taught music and was the school’s bandleader until 2000 — and the late Frank Zappa, who spent one year at MBHS but did not graduate from the school.
Meanwhile on the football field, the Buccaneers rebounded after a 42-7 loss to Madison with a 42-28 win over the Kearny Comets to earn their first Western League win of the year and improve their record to 6-1. The win over Kearny was the fifth time the Bucs’ scored at least 40 points this season. Mission Bay opened the season with five straight wins, outscoring the opponent by an average of 39.5 to 6 points per game.
The homecoming game marked the final home game of the season and final football game on the current football field. A new field will be installed before next season.
The Bucs’ final three regular season contests will be on the road against La Jolla (Oct. 25), Point Loma (Nov. 1) and Coronado (Nov. 8).