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Pleasanton Preps: Former Foothill football players surprise coach Sweeney

Original post made on Jun 13, 2018

In keeping with the theme of paying homage to former athletes or coaches that I covered in my 26 years as a local sports writer in the Tri-Valley, let's talk about former Foothill football coach Matt Sweeney.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 11:20 AM

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Posted by Heidi Massie
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 13, 2018 at 9:43 am

Agree! As a former high school sports writer for the Weekly in early 2000s, I interviewed Coach Sweeney for a football pre-season article. Watching him in action during an August practice, my lasting impression of him: if you look up the definition of Football Coach in the dictionary - today it would be Google - you would find Sweeney’s picture.

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