Part of the Bay Area News Group

Many new faces for Las Lomas football team, including coach

By Stephanie Hammon
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 at 3:14 pm in East Bay Football, Football.

When the Las Lomas High football team opens its season Friday, a familiar presence will be absent from the sideline.

Doug Longero, who turned the Knights into a perennial contender in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League and won four North Coast Section championships in 14 seasons, stepped down as the program’s head coach last December.

But his mark on the program lives on.

Mike Downing, the Knights’ new head coach, learned a good chunk of what he knows about football from Longero. Downing played for Longero, graduating from Las Lomas in 1999, and immediately hooked on as an assistant coach at his alma mater after finishing college.

To read the rest of this story, click here.

 

[You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.]

  • http://GeorgeManley Bluedog2

    Friday nights win over a very fast BO says a lot for the Las Lomas team….They get a real easy test next week, but this will help iron out any bugs, as the schedule is going to get tough..The Las Lomas QB was almost a one man gang, but he got a lot of support to do what he did.