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Washington basketball coach Kevin Brown takes medical leave of absence

WASHINGTON, Ill. (WEEK) — Washington Community High School Kevin Brown is taking a medical leave of absence.

Brown underwent brain surgery in August to remove a cancerous tumor, but returned to the bench last fall. 

The school district said Kevin and his wife, Jodi, are encouraged by the outpouring of concern and positive messages, they are asking for privacy.

If you would like to send a card to Coach Brown, you are asked to direct it to Washington Community High School District #308, c/o Coach Brown, 115 Bondurant Street, Washington, IL 61571.

Eric Schermerhorn will act as interim coach.


Tim Shelley

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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