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Prep football report: Sacramento-area teams start proving who’s best

Which prep football team will be Sacramento area's best? Plenty of candidates

Who's No. 1 as the 2016 high school football season begins in the Sacramento region? The Sacramento Bee's Joe Davidson has some strong thoughts about that. See who Joe tabs as the best and where the other top teams fall on his list.
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Who's No. 1 as the 2016 high school football season begins in the Sacramento region? The Sacramento Bee's Joe Davidson has some strong thoughts about that. See who Joe tabs as the best and where the other top teams fall on his list.

The 2016 high school football season begins in the Sacramento area Friday night, and early reports indicate the region’s team could put on quite a show.

Here is coverage published at sacbee.com and providing a clear picture of what might be: top teams, notable players, fine coaches and more. Included is a link to the weekly live chat The Bee will host each Friday night through the season.

Time to tee it up.

▪ High school football openers feature four games with eight top-11 teams

▪ Folsom starts prep football season as top ’Dogs

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▪ Players to watch during prep football season

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▪  Grant football coach Mike Alberghini honored by field dedication

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▪ For Del Oro’s Golden Eagles, expectations have soared

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