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Sports writer Greg Lee is hosting a live chat this morning on prep football, the impending state playoffs and anything football related. The chat will begin at 11 a.m. Follow along with the viewer below.
I had to interrupt my attendance at Greater Spokane League football practices this week to do my 5A and 4A Inland Empire League football preview and glance.
Lake City and Coeur d’Alene, along with a handful of other teams, open their seasons this week.
My IEL preview package is scheduled to run Thursday.
If I had to pick a favorite right now in the GSL it would be difficult. Five of the six 4A schools are in the mix and you can’t overlook 3A University and Mt. Spokane.
In the IEL, three of four 5A schools will challenge for the league title and Sandpoint and Moscow figure to battle for the 4A crown.
QUESTION: What do you see happening? In the Great Northern League, for example, Clarkston is poised to have its best season in years. In the Intermountain League, Timberlake and Bonners Ferry should challenge for the league title.
Pictured above is Lake City quarterback Mark Smyly.
The wait is just about over. Washington high school football teams are fine-tuning for this weekend’s opening games, beginning Thursday when defending Greater Spokane League champion and state semifinalist Ferris faces North Central at Albi Stadium, 6:30 p.m. It is precursor to Friday night’s huge showdown game between Mt. Spokane and Mead at 8.
One bit of good news at Central Valley, which hosts Rogers Friday at 7, is that Rick Sloan is back helping handle the offense. He was diagnosed with a pre-rheumatoid arthritic condition and took the summer off from coaching Bears basketball.
Other games Friday: Lewis and Clark at Lake City (non-league), East Valley at Gonzaga Prep, both 7 and Shadle Park-University, 5:30, Albi. We’ll see early how accurate my predicted order of finish in tomorrow’s S-R might be.