Jerry Brown made a return to the governor’s office in 2010. Thus, in 2012, it makes perfect sense that Dave Morton can return to the football sidelines at Laguna Creek High School.
|Dave Morton (red T-shirt) returns after a 14 year hiatus|
from coaching at Laguna Creek
While it’s good to be back in football, I’ve still been on campus,” Morton told the Citizen a few months ago. “I’m older and wiser now, but still very passionate about everything.”
Morton replaces longtime coach Mark Nill, who resigned after last season in which the Cardinals went 4-6 overall and failed to qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
“I can’t even begin to explain or measure how much I missed the game,” said Morton. “I miss the relationships with the kids, because that’s what football is all about. I had to work very hard to keep it put to the side all these years.