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The annual high school football game between Catholic high schools Jesuit and Christian Brothers, known as the Holy Bowl, has plenty on line beyond the important win or loss. The Sacramento Bee's Joe Davidson tells us that as part of the Sacramento region's prep football fabric and one its renown rivalry games, the Holy Bowl is an annual highlight for the thousands of people who attend and for countless others who have been part of the spectacle in the 45 editions that preceded this year's contest. The game is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Randall Benton The Sacramento Bee
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Joe Davidson has covered sports for The Sacramento Bee since 1988. He's an award-winning authority on high school sports, specializing in going behind the scenes to report on what makes teams and athletes unique. Though Davidson has been accused of being a graduate of Del Oro, De La Salle, Elk Grove, Franklin, Grant, Granite Bay, Jesuit, Oak Ridge, Rocklin, St. Francis and many other local schools, he attended high school in Oregon, where he participated in football and track.

Contact Davidson at jdavidson@sacbee.com or on twitter at @SacBee_JoeD.

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