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Brandon Wilkes takes over as AD and football coach at Middle Park

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Coming into the fall, Middle Park had two major holes to fill. But the school was able to fill both voids with one hire.

Brandon Wilkes has been named athletic director at the school as well as the new football coach. He had previously been the football coach at Lyons, who now has a coaching vacancy as a result.

The hire was first reported by the Sky-Hi Daily News out of Grand County. Wilkes confirmed the information in an email to CHSAANow.com.

Middle Park went 5-4 last season, but missed out on the Class 2A state playoffs.

The Panthers open the season Aug. 26 against Aspen.

Wilkes' hire has been updated in our list of coaching changes.