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[February 05, 2013]

BRIEF: Dream job attained

Jan 31, 2013 (Puyallup Herald (Puyallup - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Rogers 2006 graduate Kelsey Perkins will lead a high school softball program just eight miles from where she dominated the fastpitch world during her high school days.


Perkins, who was a four-year starter at shortstop for Rogers from 2003-2006, recently landed the Graham-Kapowsin High School fastpitch head coaching position. The 24-year-old Perkins is excited about the opportunity to lead the Eagles' fastpitch program.She recently completed a successful collegiate softball career playing at Western Washington University before eventually transferring to Division-1 Boise State in her final two years of eligibility. Perkins graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelors Degree in Communication in 2010.

"I always knew I wanted to be a coach. It is a dream come true. It's nice to get this opportunity," Perkins said.

For more on this story, check out the sports section in an upcoming edition of The Herald.

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