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January 11, 2012 at 8:00 PM

Interesting situation at Archbishop Murphy

An interesting situation is playing out at Archbishop Murphy.

The Everett Herald reported Tuesday that athletic director Rick Stubrud has been fired, while head football coach Dave Ward and assistant football coach Jeff Schmidt have been put on leave.

Click here for the story.

I talked to Ward, who was hired to succeed the late Terry Ennis in 2008, Wednesday, but he said he couldn’t comment. Although, it did seem clear he never expected to be in a situation like this.

The Herald posted this story Wednesday.

Click here.

Ward led the Wildcats to the Class 2A state title game each of the last two seasons.

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