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By Jaryd Cline
Sports Editor 

Coaches corner: The benefits of multi-sport athletes


Jaryd Cline


This is the first week in a short series of stories with tips and advice from coaches around the Goldendale area. This week's topic is the benefits of being a multi-sport athlete and training and competing year-round with information and advice from first-year Goldendale head football coach Alan Hale.

One of the first times I met with and talked to coach Hale during football season, he stressed the importance of kids participating in multiple sports and how it benefits them as football players. He compared how playing specific positions or competing in specific sports and events would help his kids on the gridiron.

The first-year football coach for the Timberwolves also coached track an...

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