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Swanson Hired at Parsons HS

Eric SwansonRussell High School Head Boys Basketball Coach and Math Teacher Eric Swanson has been hired as the Parsons High School Principal in southeastern Kansas and will be leaving Russell.

Swanson confirmed the news Thursday afternoon.

Swanson coached the Broncos for five years. He went 16-89 as Head Coach at RHS.

His overall career record as a head basketball coach is 108-177. Swanson has also coached at Southeast of Saline, Lebo and Hill City.

Before coming to Russell, he also spent nine years as a principal at Riley County and Scott City.

Parsons is a 4A school district located in Parsons, Kansas in Labette County near Pittsburg.

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