Lions in TCH!

Taking the reins: Leavitt looks to step for KeHS

By Katie Dorsey, Tri-City Herald

KENNEWICK -- In the dead of night, Bryce Leavitt might dream of juking out a defender on the football field or basketball court.

But the Kennewick High School senior probably isn't catching any "z's." He likely is wide awake, working under the moonlight to make those dreams a reality.

Leavitt, who aspires to play college basketball, likes to practice his shot at night. But after some noise complaints, his parents decided he couldn't play past 10 p.m.

That hasn't stopped the self-proclaimed gym rat from getting out there anyway.

"When I want to shoot, I go out and shoot really quietly," he said.

Leavitt averaged 16.7 points last season in leading the Kennewick boys basketball team to the CBBN 3A district playoffs, and his work ethic has carried over into football, while preparing for his new job as the Lions' starting quarterback.

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Templeton Nears 2nd Most Wins

Head Coach Bill Templeton (KeHS '87) is 2 wins shy of taking over 2nd place on Kennewick's all-time winningest coaches list.

Templeton's 39 career wins is just shy of Ted Homme's 40.  The top spot is held by legendary coach Ed Troxel whom coach Templeton played for.


1.  Ed Troxel  106-33
2.  Ted Homme 40-27
3.  Bill Templeton 39-49
4.  George Karamatic 26-18
5.  Mel Thompson 20-13

Football Practice Just A Week Away!

Excitement is in the air as the Kennewick Lions begin fall football practice on Wednesday 8/17!

Word is getting out about the level of talent the Lions posess this year including Bryce Leavitt, Devven Ramos, Grant Woods, and Bodie Simpson just to name a few.

Look for the full roster and more as fall practices get underway counting down to the season opener 9/2 on the road vs. Pendleton!

2011 Football Camp

2011 Football Camp

Ages: 3rd - 8th Grades (entering Fall quarter 2011)
Dates: July 18th, 19th, 20th
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Lampson Stadium - Kennewick

Staff: Bill Templeton, Head Football Coach at Kennewick High, Craig Beverlin, former head coach of Kamiakin High School; and Tom Moore, former head coach of Prosser High School

Fee: $50/Child OR $75/Family

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