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Tiger Coach Rippee named to Hall of Fame

Published Caption: Shannon Litz

Published Caption: Shannon Litz

Longtime Douglas High School Coach Mike Rippee was named to the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Hall of Fame.

Rippee was one of 14 inductees for 2014, according to a statement issued by the association on Thursday.

He lead Douglas High School’s football program for 27 years, and worked with the Tigers’ athletic department for a total of 34 years. His varsity record while a coach was 139-125, with multiple playoff appearances. Rippee is also known for helping to form the Northern Nevada Football Coaches Association.

Rippee and his fellow inductees will be honored 6 p.m. March 27 in Reno.