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Boys' basketball: James Paleno resigns at Palisades

May 20, 2013 |  3:35 pm

There have been only two head coaches of the boys' basketball program since Palisades opened in 1961 _ Jerry Marvin and James Paleno.

Paleno, the head coach since 1992, confirmed on Monday that he has resigned, citing "lack of administrative support and a changing culture" at the charter school.

It's the second high-profile resignation at Palisades. Volleyball Coach Randy Stoklos announced his resignation on Saturday following the Dolphins' loss in the City Division I final.

Paleno, who will remain a teacher at the school, didn't hold back on his criticism, saying, "I don't like the way they treat people at that school."

-- Eric Sondheimer

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