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Category: Football
June 26, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Sparks takes over Garfield football program from Stewart

Derek Sparks is the new head football coach at Garfield, becoming the school’s fifth mentor over the past five years. He succeeds Mark Stewart, who resigned after one season for personal reasons, according to Eric McCurdy, executive director of athletics for Seattle Public Schools. Stewart, who also was head coach at Garfield in 1992 and ’93, had…

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June 26, 2014 at 8:19 AM

Kickoff Classic moves to Seattle Memorial Stadium

The annual WIAA Emerald City Kickoff Classic has a new home. This year’s event will be at Seattle Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 6. Four games are scheduled, but the teams involved have not yet been announced. The lineup for the Emerald City Volleyball Invitational, to be played the same weekend at a yet-to-be-determined site, will…

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June 24, 2014 at 8:28 AM

Cronin steps down as Cascade football coach

Joe Cronin has resigned as head football coach after two successful seasons at Cascade High School, due to family circumstances. According to athletic director Robert Polk, Cronin is electing to spend more time at home after his daughter was recently born two months premature and is currently in the neonatal intensive care unit at the University…

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April 5, 2014 at 5:22 AM

Hazen names David Kilpatrick-White head football coach

David Kilpatrick-White is the new head football coach at Hazen High School. He succeeds Drew Oliver, who left to take over the Newport football program earlier this year. Here is the press release: Hazen High School is pleased to introduce David Kilpatrick-White as its new Head Football coach pending board approval. Coach Kilpatrick-White joins us from the staff…

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April 3, 2014 at 11:04 AM

LW tabs A.J. Parnell as football coach

A.J. Parnell, a 2002 Juanita High School graduate, has been named new head football coach at Lake Washington. Parnell, who played quarterback at Bethel University in Minnesota, has been an assistant coach at Juanita since 2008, serving as offensive and defensive coordinator. He teaches health and fitness at Lake Washington. “Coach A.J. Parnell is a great fit for Lake Washington…

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March 2, 2014 at 5:13 PM

Gaskin commits to Washington

O’Dea running back Myles Gaskin has committed to Washington, according to Brandon Huffman of Scout.com. Seattle (Wash.) O'Dea running back Myles Gaskin has committed to Washington… — Brandon Huffman (@BrandonHuffman) March 3, 2014 Gaskin, a class of 2015 recruit, also had offers from Washington State and Arizona State. The 5 foot 9, 185-pounder is a dynamic back…

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February 25, 2014 at 4:47 PM

Newport hires new football coach

Newport has hired Drew Oliver as its next head football coach. Drew, who leaves the same position at Hazen, is a graduate of Newport High School. Miller made the decision to step down as the head coach of the Knights in January. The Times wrote this at that time: “Mike Miller will not return as the head…

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February 17, 2014 at 5:20 PM

Sammamish hires Todd Craig as football coach

PRESS RELEASE: Sammamish High School is excited to announce and welcome Todd Craig as its new Head Football Coach. About Coach Todd Craig: Coach Craig has been coaching school and youth football for over 20 years in Washington and Oregon.  Prior to coming to Sammamish he was the Running Backs / Co-Offensive Coordinator and head JV coach…

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February 13, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Cedar Park Christian School hires Bill Marsh as football coach, assistant athletic director

PRESS RELEASE: Cedar Park Christian School is pleased to announce the hiring of Bill Marsh as Head Football Coach and Assistant Athletic Director at its Bothell campus. Marsh brings over fifteen years of coaching experience including eleven years as Head Coach at Eastside Catholic (1999-2009) where he compiled a 66-27 record while earning Metro League…

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February 8, 2014 at 1:30 PM

1980 Renton football team reunites tonight (Saturday)

The 1980 Renton High School football team is having a reunion tonight (Saturday) starting at 7 p.m. at Jack’s Pub & Grill, 3901 NE 4th St, Ste 105, in Renton. The team was coached by the late Terry Ennis and featured a smothering defense anchored by Doug Herman, who later played at Oregon.

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