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Pleasanton Preps: Reflecting on 2022 football seasons for Amador and Foothill

Original post made on Dec 3, 2022

The 2022 East Bay Athletic League football season ended with some positive achievements from both Amador Valley and Foothill. The contrast is looking to next year: The Dons have a lot more reasons to be excited than the Falcons...

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Posted by Ornithology
a resident of Parkside
on Dec 3, 2022 at 11:57 am

Ornithology is a registered user.

The ‘powers that be’ are wrong in the way they have ‘destroyed’ some amazing school and community traditions.

Everyone in the valley that loves high school sports, cherished those cross-town rivalry game of the past.

Ending football season with Foothill/Amador, Livermore/Granada, etc were epic. Crowds that filled stands on both sides of the field. Community’s filled with banners and ribbons of support for their team. Talk on the street was all about the coming game. Enthusiasm!

Now, with the declining numbers of kids playing football at Foothill and Amador, this decision DOES put players at risk, and sends a negative message to programs hanging on by threads.

Your article points out these issues very well.

Kids are doing their part, but Adults are screwing things up. Shame on them.

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