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SPORTS: Falcon's nest nets victory over Amador Valley

Original post made on Mar 1, 2011

Special to the Pleasanton Weekly by Andy Udinski

On February 18, the Foothill High School boys' varsity team ended their regular season with a 60-51 victory cross-town rival Amador Valley in front of a standing-room-only crowd at Foothill.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, February 27, 2011, 4:28 PM

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Posted by carrie
a resident of Oak Hill
on Mar 1, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Great story Andy! You should write for the weekly!!

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Posted by Pat
a resident of Mohr Park
on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:45 pm

Yes, great story Andy, you should also write fictional novels too because your little story is a jumping board to a great career in concocting the ridiculous. The paragraph on "the dunk" was priceless.

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Posted by What happened to thread?
a resident of another community
on May 30, 2011 at 11:00 am

Hey, what happened to the other Foothill vs Amador basketball thread? It was one of the most interesting things here on Pleasanton Weekly! Why was it removed??

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Posted by Pat
a resident of Mohr Park
on Jun 1, 2011 at 11:20 am

Yes, I'm very curious why the whole discussion thread was pulled. Wondering who got coerced into pulling the plug? Editors, why pull this one when there are so many other discussion threads that should've been pulled. I think someone bullied their way into the Pleasanton Weekly editor's office and made him or her pull it. Wow, where's the freedom of expression there Weekly?

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Posted by Puzzled
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:58 am

We the people of the United States of Foothill...reserve the right to take our ball and go home whenever the discussion gets too tough to handle, such as the subject of the basketball varsity coach and the hiring thereof. We will, however, request that other threads remain when they target other kids outside of our school. Ya'll come back now!!

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Posted by Weekly Editor pro-Foothill
a resident of Charter Oaks
on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:56 pm

Look folks you all can tell that Pleasanton Weekly is decidedly pro-Foothill. Check out the ridiculous article written by one of the player's father. The Weekly must be very good friends with the AD over there at Foothill. Keep working hard Amador! What the coach is building over there is a great basketball program. Foothill may win some games, but they are some frustrated folks over there. [Portion removed]

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Posted by Gina Channell-Allen
president of the Pleasanton Weekly
on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm

Gina Channell-Allen is a registered user.

Parents, coaches or players can submit sports stories for any team.

I encourage you to send write-ups to Use first and last names of players and include the date and location of the game, the opposing team (if applicable), highlights and, of course, the score. Please make sure we have a contact name and daytime phone number. We also accept photos with cutline information.

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