De La Salle’s Allan Marion, left, and Folsom’s Troy Knox collide as they reach for a pass during the Northern California Regional Open Division championship game Dec. 8, 2012 at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento.
De La Salle’s Allan Marion, left, and Folsom’s Troy Knox collide as they reach for a pass during the Northern California Regional Open Division championship game Dec. 8, 2012 at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
De La Salle’s Allan Marion, left, and Folsom’s Troy Knox collide as they reach for a pass during the Northern California Regional Open Division championship game Dec. 8, 2012 at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
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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.

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