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Hernandez resigns as HHS soccer coach


By The Hays Daily News

By The Hays Daily News

Saul Hernandez, the head coach of the boys' and girls' soccer teams at Hays High School, resigned after accepting a physical education and assistant coach position at Liberal High School. His resignation was approved on Monday by the USD 489 Board of Education.

Hernandez, a Dodge City native who spent one season leading Hays High, was named the 2014 Western Athletic Conference girls' coach of the year after guiding the Indians to a 13-4-1 record, including an 8-0 mark in WAC play, and trip to the regional championship game.

In the fall, Hernandez led the boys' team to a 6-10 regular-season record.

Hernandez replaced Chris Michaelis, who coached Hays High for 17 years prior to stepping down last spring. Michaelis will take over as the Hays High athletic director/assistant principal on July 1 for departing AD Clint Albers.