FORMER BISHOP KELLY, CAPITAL COACH DIES
Ray Wilmot died Monday near Stanley, Capital High principal Sandra Winters confirmed to the Idaho Statesman on Thursday.
Wilmot was 60 years old and had just retired after 38 years in education last spring.
Wilmot coached the Bishop Kelly football team from 1987 to 1991, compiling an overall record of 20-25.
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The longtime Capital horticulture teacher later served as an assistant football coach at Capital and most recently was the Eagles’ head golf coach.
A viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Summers Funeral Homes in Meridian. Funeral services are set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mark’s Catholic Church.
AIR QUALITY FORCES GAMES INDOORS
Wildfires in northern Idaho have caused air quality concerns, moving seven high school football games to Idaho’s Kibbie Dome in Moscow.
Genesee beat Kendrick 8-0 on Thursday night.
Rocky Mountain’s game at Lake City was moved from 7 p.m. MT Friday to 4 p.m. MT inside the Kibbie Dome.
The Grizzlies’ game will be followed by Coeur d’Alene vs. Skyline and Moscow vs. Grangeville.
Three more games are Saturday at the U of I.
“The health and safety of all of our regional athletes is of upmost concern,” said Robert Anderson, director of University Support Services at Idaho. “They are welcome to use our facility at any time if there are concerns about air quality.”