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    The Sacramento region has seen its share of good high school football teams through the years, but perhaps none has enjoyed a better ride than the Folsom Bulldogs. The area's perennial top-ranked team has not lost to a Sac-Joaquin Section program in 50 games while winning four consecutive section titles. But streaks are made to be broken, and the Bulldogs face one of their biggest tests on Friday night against No. 5 Jesuit.

The Sacramento region has seen its share of good high school football teams through the years, but perhaps none has enjoyed a better ride than the Folsom Bulldogs. The area's perennial top-ranked team has not lost to a Sac-Joaquin Section program in 50 games while winning four consecutive section titles. But streaks are made to be broken, and the Bulldogs face one of their biggest tests on Friday night against No. 5 Jesuit. Randall Benton The Sacramento Bee
The Sacramento region has seen its share of good high school football teams through the years, but perhaps none has enjoyed a better ride than the Folsom Bulldogs. The area's perennial top-ranked team has not lost to a Sac-Joaquin Section program in 50 games while winning four consecutive section titles. But streaks are made to be broken, and the Bulldogs face one of their biggest tests on Friday night against No. 5 Jesuit. Randall Benton The Sacramento Bee
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Hard work, humility push Folsom football like a moss-free rolling stone

August 31, 2016 05:35 PM

UPDATED September 01, 2016 10:16 AM

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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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