Central Valley chooses WV alumni Aaron Richards as new football coach

Aaron Richards has a championship football pedigree, and plans to bring that lineage to Shasta Lake City as the Central Valley Falcons’ new football coach.Richards grew up in southern Shasta County learning “how to tackle from Coach (Bob) Reid,” before playing high school football with Matt Nichols and Manny Magana at West Valley and college ball at William Penn University. He said he believes he’s the right man for a program that saw the start of success last year after several down seasons since the departure of Matt Hunsaker.

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West Valley’s Sulzer named Shasta County Sports Heisman winner for 2018 football season

Bailey Sulzer wasn’t satisfied with being a difference-maker. He wanted more.

After a three-year varsity career at West Valley, Sulzer sits second in school history in nearly every rushing stat category behind Eagles’ legend Austin Clark. Sulzer, only five years younger than Clark, once idolized his on-field persona and leadership qualities.

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