MAY 19, 1997

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New girl's basketball coach at BHS

girl's basketball Dennis Olson, retired English teacher and girl's head basketball coach from Auburn High School, has been hired as the new head coach for Bothell High's girl's basketball team.
   Olson was head basketball coach at Auburn for 18 years with a record of 402 wins and 64 losses. His team qualified for the state tournament in 16 of those 18 years, earning two state championships, five second places, and placing in the top ten three times. He retired from Auburn High two years ago.
   Olson was selected as Startimes coach of the year in 1982 and 1989. In 1990, he was selected as the National Federation High School sports coach of the year representing the western region in all sports.