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Mutual aid

Between halves at nearly every high school football game the cheerleading squads from both sides put on extended routines for a halftime show. The game between Stagg and Edison at Edison’s Magnasco Stadium was no different. As soon as the first half ended and the players made their way off the field, both cheerleading squads [...]

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Crying game

There’s a saying that goes “sometimes you eat the bear, sometimes the bear eats you.” The Brookside Christian High School Knights varsity football team found that out in their first game of the season. In 2010 the Knights won 12 games and did not sustain a loss until the California Interscholastic Federation Division IV State [...]

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Who’s who?

Although I photograph a lot of sports, I don’t follow the teams that closely. Often I’ll shoot a game and not know who’s favored to win. Recently I shot a match of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I volleyball playoffs at Lincoln High and I knew exactly who would win even before the contest started – [...]

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A contact non-contact sport

“No shouldering, holding, pushing, tripping, or striking in any way the person of an opponent shall be allowed; the first infringement of this rule by any player shall count as a foul, the second shall disqualify him until the next goal is made, or, if there was evident intent to injure the person, for the [...]

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