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Oly boys hoops coach heading home

Olympic boys hoops coach Tyson Whitfield is headed back to Yakima after leading Oly to a 14-8 record this season, ending a two-year playoff drought. - Photo by Jesse Beals
Olympic boys hoops coach Tyson Whitfield is headed back to Yakima after leading Oly to a 14-8 record this season, ending a two-year playoff drought.
— image credit: Photo by Jesse Beals

Tyson Whitfield is going home, but not under the circumstances he would have hoped.

Following the death of his grandmother, Whitfield, boys hoops coach and a teacher at Olympic High School, decided to resign his position, accepting a teaching job at West Valley High School in Yakima to be closer to his family.

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