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Bellingham Bells coach honored as WIAA announces Class of 2014 Hall of Fame

Bellingham Bells coach honored as WIAA announces Class of 2014 Hall of Fame

Bellingham Bells Assistant Coach Jim Clem. Photo: KPUG/Courtesy of the Bellingham Bells

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has announced its 2014 Hall of Fame inductees. Former Burlington-Edison High School baseball coach Jim Clem, now an assistant with the Bellingham Bells, was inducted. Basketball star Kate Starbird, who was the leading scorer in state history when she graduated from Lakes High School, is also entering the hall.

The rest of this year’s class are Shorewood soccer player Lori Henry, South Whidbey coach Tom Kramer and basketball referee Steven Colby. The 2014 fine arts inductee is music teacher Dave Weatherred of the Spokane School District.

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