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Morgan expressed no interest in old post

Jack Carrerow
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

Former South Tahoe High School football coach Chris Morgan didn’t show any interest in the position created by Nick Samaras’ resignation last week.

“I couldn’t do that to the kids. We start two-a-day practices in a few weeks and we’re excited about the upcoming season,” Morgan said after hearing the news that South Tahoe High needed a football coach on Friday. “I’m very surprised he made this decision this late.”

Morgan is a teacher at STHS and still lives on the South Shore, so the position could have suited him better logistically.



“No, I’ve committed to Incline and the program, and we start practices Aug. 10,” Morgan said. “We have a great bunch of returning players for this coming season. It’s going to be a great season for Highlander football.”

Morgan, however, was interested in the job before Samaras was hired last spring.



“I thought of applying (for the South Tahoe job) but pulled out after he (Samaras) put in for the position,” Morgan said.


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