Mike McLaughlin, who guided Mead to an undefeated regular season and to the State AAA quarterfinals in the school’s last year before being divided, will coach the East team in the 1997 Summer Classic football game in June.
McLaughlin, who will coach at Mt. Spokane-Mead next fall, is joined on the East staff by his assistant Larry Stranahan and North Central coach Wes Hobbs. Other East coaches are Bill Beattie of Olympia and Kevin Ridout of Hoquiam.
The game is scheduled for Friday, June 27, at Albi Stadium. It is sponsored by The Athletic Roundtable and the Washington State High School Football Coach’s Association.
The head coach for the West is Larry Lunke of Anacortes with assistants Mike Lancaster of Anacortes, Terry Agnew of Woodinville, Tom Boehme of Stanwood and Mike Thomas of Juanita.
Sanborn selects Spartans
Greater Spokane League volleyball most valuable player Jessica Sanborn has signed to play for defending Big Ten champion Michigan State.
Sanborn, a 6-foot-2 middle blocker, led Mead to third place at the State AAA tournament. She also competes for the Inland Empire Volleyball Club that won its 1995 regional championship.
MSU finished 26-7 last year, losing to Florida at the Central regional final.
UI adds lineman
Idaho’s football recruiting class keeps getting bigger.
UI, which signed seven high school linemen a week ago, announced the addition of Douglas Lumsargis, a 6-foot-4, 280-pound offensive lineman, from Sacramento City College.
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