Issaquah High School senior forward Rachel Wheeler, a University of Kentucky commit, was selected to play in the High School All-American Game for the best girls soccer players in the United States on Saturday, Dec. 7 in Raleigh, N.C. Wheeler, who helped the Eagles to runner-up Class 4A state finishes in 2012 and 2013, will suit…More
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In one breath, she called it one of the most difficult decisions she’s ever had to make.
In another, she called it a “no-brainer.”
So, for now, Kathy Gibson has stepped down as head girls basketball coach at Issaquah after 15 seasons.
“I’m pretty sure I’ll be back someday,” she said. “Right now, this is what I’m going to do. I don’t think my career is over by any means, but I’ve got to take a break.”
Gibson’s reasons are simple – she wants to be able to watch her two oldest children play basketball. She coached daughter Quincey the last four seasons at Issaquah. Quincey is now at Linfield College in Oregon, where she hopes to play – and Kathy wants to be able to be in the stands.More