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Warriors junior varsity girls soccer coach Jess Bye practices her juggling skill

On a mission


Jess Bye is what you would call “a gamer.” She’s a driven athlete, a fierce competitor and a demanding coach. She never settles and a her passion for sports spills into everything else she does.

But Jess Bye is also a little bit of a contradiction.

With just weeks left before she departs for a seven-month stint of virtual homelessness in Asia, Bye is surprisingly relaxed about the months ahead.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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