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Lende, retiring as coach, looks back on 17 years

Heather Lende coached her last cross-country meet Saturday in Anchorage, capping 17 years and teams that won 12 regional championships and twice placed second at state. During her tenure, five Haines runners were enshrined in the Alaska School Activities Association’s 3A cross-country hall of fame: Carl Blackhurst, Chandler Kemp, Ella Allred, and Lende’s daughters, J.J. […]