Just over a year ago, Pleasant Grove High School football coach, Jason Rossow, right, was diagnosed with a brain tumor and underwent surgery, forcing him to sit out the season. On Friday night, he soaked in his first victory, emotional to the point of tears.
Just over a year ago, Pleasant Grove High School football coach, Jason Rossow, right, was diagnosed with a brain tumor and underwent surgery, forcing him to sit out the season. On Friday night, he soaked in his first victory, emotional to the point of tears. Jose Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
Just over a year ago, Pleasant Grove High School football coach, Jason Rossow, right, was diagnosed with a brain tumor and underwent surgery, forcing him to sit out the season. On Friday night, he soaked in his first victory, emotional to the point of tears. Jose Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
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Pleasant Grove coach Rossow celebrates first win after returning from cancer

September 07, 2015 07:33 PM

UPDATED September 07, 2015 08:07 PM

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