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EARLY AFTERNOON NEWS

A couple of things to call your attention to …

• With the explosive growth of ultimate fighting, boxing seems to be taking a seat further and further back. That's discouraging to Spokane's best heavyweight, Chauncy Welliver, who John Blanchette profiles in today's S-R .

• The Seattle Public Schools are moving closer to a sea change in the area's prep leagues.

• Gonzaga women's basketball coach Kelly Graves hired a new assistant this week, which left a Fort Collins, Colo., high school looking for a boys' coach.

• WSU women's basketball coach June Daugherty is out of the hospital and home after her recent bout with cardiac problems.

• Long Beach State athletic director Vic Cegles has some things to say about Dan Monson's hire.

• Wahluke's football coaching job must be a good one. Dan Oppelt left 4A Stadium in Tacoma to take the 1A position in Wahluke.



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