Lewiston High names new boys basketball coach

basketball1The search for a new head varsity basketball coach at Lewiston High School is over as the school board has approved the hiring of Corey Williams.

LHS Athletic Director Tim Sperber says after a lengthy search that produced dozens of applications and interviews, Williams, who spent the past 13 years at Churchill County High in Fallon, Nevada quickly became a top candidate to fill the vacancy left after Dave Cornelia stepped down.

LHS Athletic Director Tim Sperber comments

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Williams, who grew up in Spokane and graduated from Eastern Washington University, says the decision to move to Lewiston was attractive from a family standpoint. Several relatives live in the Lewis-Clark Valley, and his parents are retired and live in Orofino.

New LHS Boys Basketball Coach Corey Williams comments

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Last March the Bengal program won its first Idaho 5-A State title in decades.
Williams says he’s not concerned about expectations or feeling pressure coming in.

Williams continues

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The Bengals lose ten seniors from the championship team, but return post Justin Podrabsky, a key part of Lewiston’s title run.

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