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'Runs like thunder:' Four prep football games to keep an eye on heading into playoffs 2:11

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'Hardly a one-man show in El Dorado Hills:' Four of The Bee's ranked teams to watch 1:35

"Hardly a one-man show in El Dorado Hills:" Four of The Bee's ranked teams to watch

'You guys are gonna suffer now': Watch River Valley coach Humphers'  blocking-sled drill 0:44

'You guys are gonna suffer now': Watch River Valley coach Humphers' blocking-sled drill

Terry Stark talks about winning 200 games, whats changed, stayed the same in football 1:08

Terry Stark talks about winning 200 games, whats changed, stayed the same in football

'Toughness and fundamentals in the trenches': Four of The Bee's ranked teams to watch 1:47

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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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