Bishop O’Dowd football squad looks to reload

OAKLAND — With only five returning starters total, this season could be viewed as a rebuilding year for the Bishop O’Dowd High football team.

But coach Hardy Nickerson doesn’t exactly see it that way.

“We’ve got some players who are stepping up. We are not looking at it as rebuilding, we are just reloading a little bit,” said Nickerson, starting his fourth season as coach of the Dragons.

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Phil Jensen