Carlos Hyde’s 168 rushing yards and two touchdowns propel the 49ers to a 20-3 win over the Minnesota Vikings to begin the Jim Tomsula era.
▪ Report Card: How did the 49ers fair in their first regular-season win? Matt Barrows hands out the grades.
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Len Frizzi – a regional treasure for more than 50 years as a public address announcer, scorekeeper and high school sports historian – died Monday morning after a long illness. He was 87. The former Mira Loma history instructor primarily announced baseball and football games but championed all prep sports. He leaves plenty of good memories.
With the Giants slipping from postseason contention, second baseman Joe Panik likely has played his last game of the season because of a bad back.
Oakland scores four runs in the ninth inning to tie the score but can’t complete the comeback.
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▪ Teams such as Grant, Del Oro, Folsom and Franklin are testing themselves against top teams from the Bay Area and Fresno. Why the trend?
▪ Who will be the latest Prep Football Player of the Week? Antelope’s Montel Aaron? Folsom’s Jake Jeffrey? McClatchy’s Alyas Kirkland? Franklin’s Jacob Lopez? River Valley’s Clarence Pierson? Voting closes Thursday at noon.
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