FILE -- Matt Costa, then coaching for Kennedy, walks among his players on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Now at the helm of Pleasant Grove, Costa helped snap a 13-game losing streak Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
FILE -- Matt Costa, then coaching for Kennedy, walks among his players on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Now at the helm of Pleasant Grove, Costa helped snap a 13-game losing streak Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Jose Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee File Photo
FILE -- Matt Costa, then coaching for Kennedy, walks among his players on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Now at the helm of Pleasant Grove, Costa helped snap a 13-game losing streak Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Jose Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee File Photo
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Winners at last, Pleasant Grove snaps streak. ‘Maybe this crazy, short Irishman coach is right.’

September 02, 2017 4:20 PM

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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.

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