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Leiss finished at CdA


Coeur d'Alene basketball coach Kent Leiss is counting on his Vikings to play solid defense during the three-day State 5A tournament. 
 (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)
Coeur d'Alene basketball coach Kent Leiss is counting on his Vikings to play solid defense during the three-day State 5A tournament. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

It's official: Kent Leiss (pictured above) will not return as boys basketball coach at Coeur d'Alene.

The on-again, off-again saga that began in late January concluded Thursday when Leiss was told by Principal Warren Olson and athletic director Todd Gilkey in a 1-hour meeting that they were recommending that he not be rehired.

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