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Some Colorado Springs high schools turn to kids to help hire coaches

Sports: Gazette Preps : Football Tue, Jun 30, 2015 - 3:12 PM 0

Cara Daily wasn't nervous at all. The Liberty junior refused. She had a job to do and wanted to make sure she and her teammates did it correctly. The Lancers were coming off a 6-18 season in girls' basketball. Coach...

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  • Some Colorado Springs high schools turn to kids to help hire coaches

    Cara Daily wasn't nervous at all. The Liberty junior refused. She had a job to do and wanted to make sure she and her teammates did it correctly. The Lancers were coming off a 6-18 season in girls' basketball. Coach Dawn Valentine was no longer in charge and Daily, along with several teammates, was being included on the committee to select...

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