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Joe Davidson, high school sports writer

Schedule: Sacramento area high school football teams open season this week

08/26/2014 4:29 PM

08/26/2014 11:30 PM

The 2014 high school football season starts Friday, Aug. 29 with Zero Week action.

We encourage fans and followers to keep us updated with what you see and hear by sending us photos and/or comments to my Twitter @SacBee_JoeD

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Zero Week

All games start between 7-7:30 p.m., unless noted:


No. 1 Folsom at Cathedral-San Diego

No. 2 Elk Grove vs. Damonte Ranch-Reno, at Del Oro, 5 p.m.

No. 3 Del Oro vs. Kamehameha-Hawaii, at Del Oro, 8 p.m.

No. 4 Oak Ridge at No. 15 Whitney

No. 5 Grant at No. 13 Burbank, 5 p.m.

No. 6 Jesuit vs. De La Salle, at Levi's Stadium, 8 p.m.

No. 7 Franklin at Atwater

No. 9 Rocklin vs. No. 12 Pleasant Grove at Sheldon

Reno at No. 11 Inderkum

No. 13 Placer vs. Nevada Union

No. 16 Rio Linda vs. Center

River City at No. 17 Christian Brothers

No. 18 Roseville vs. Chico

Antelope at No. 19 Monterey Trail

No. 20 Vista del Lago vs. Wood at Folsom

Other games:

Beyer at Sheldon

Bella Vista at Casa Roble

Colfax at Argonaut

Delhi at Galt

Dixon at Woodland

Natomas at Vallejo

Pacheco at Bear River

Pioneer at Cordova

Ponderosa at Lincoln

River Valley at Lindhurst

El Camino at Rosemont

Foresthill at Golden Sierra

Mesa Verde at Highlands

Union Mine at Foothill

Marysville at Las Plumas

Yuba City at Pleasant Valley

Del Campo at Edison-Stockton

East Nicolaus at Rio Vista

El Dorado at South Tahoe

Amador vs. Liberty Ranch at Galt

Marin Catholic at Cosumnes Oaks

Woodcreek vs. Vintage at Napa

Bradshaw Christian at McClymonds

Mira Loma vs. Florin at El Camino

Rio Americano vs. Capital Christian at Del Campo

Stone Ridge Christian at Woodland Christian


Franklin at Johnson, 1 p.m.

West Campus vs. Encina at Burbank, 6 p.m.

Vacaville Christian at Cristo Rey, 7 p.m.

Kennedy vs Valley Christian at Highlands, 7 p.m.

About This Blog

Joe Davidson has covered high school sports for The Sacramento Bee since 1988. He co-hosts "The Bee Preps Show," which airs weekly on ComcastSportsNet California, with Mike Finnerty. Though he's 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 other schools, he attended high school and played football and track in Oregon. Reach Davidson at and twitter at @SacBee_JoeD.

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