Sheldon High softball coach Mary Jo Truesdale celebrates a Division I victory in 2012. Truesdale’s Huskies open the season at The Bee’s No. 1 team for the sixth year in a row.
Sheldon High softball coach Mary Jo Truesdale celebrates a Division I victory in 2012. Truesdale’s Huskies open the season at The Bee’s No. 1 team for the sixth year in a row. Brian Baer Sacramento Bee file
Sheldon High softball coach Mary Jo Truesdale celebrates a Division I victory in 2012. Truesdale’s Huskies open the season at The Bee’s No. 1 team for the sixth year in a row. Brian Baer Sacramento Bee file

Joe Davidson has covered sports for The Sacramento Bee since 1988 and is award-winning authority on high school sports, specializing in going behind the scenes. Davidson was a high school athlete in Oregon, where he participated in football and track.