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Winters couple separates home life from basketball coaching
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He prefers an up-tempo style of basketball and doesn't mind giving up a few easy baskets if the game's pace is suitable. She prefers a disciplined, slower-paced game, and if her team allows a layup, it's enough to make her cringe. But Scott and Brooke Bicknell give Winters High School a genuine rarity: two head basketball coaches who are married to each other. More



Basketball coach's cancer battle inspires Frisco Wakeland
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The Frisco Wakeland Lady Wolverines would have felt guilty this season if they'd taken a possession off, had a lazy practice or failed to meet their obligations off the court. A simple glance at their bench would remind them what it means to persevere against long odds. Wakeland assistant coach Jenny Mills was diagnosed with breast cancer last summer and began chemotherapy just as basketball season began. More

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You've heard about Pressbox Services for years and have been told that using it is a way for coaches to protect their profession. Curious about how the THSCA is able to provide this protection through Pressbox? The THSCA represents Texas high school coaches at each legislative session by being a powerful voice backed by numerous supporters. As you know, certain agendas in these sessions often pose a threat to athletic programs and the coaching profession. More

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Cantu named CC Moody's head football coach
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Former Corpus Christi Ray and Carroll offensive coordinator Mike Cantu was named head football coach and athletic coordinator at Corpus Christi Moody High School. Cantu spent the past two seasons as the Carroll offensive coordinator. Before that, he was the offensive coordinator at Ray under head coach Roland Gonzalez. More

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McQueen leaves Lampasas for Hardin-Simmons
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Lampasas football coach Joey McQueen, who took over a winless team and turned it into a playoff qualifier, has been hired as the new wide receivers coach at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene. McQueen, 53, told the Badgers he was stepping down after three seasons. He led Lampasas to a 19-14 record and twice took the Badgers to the playoffs. More

Mathis' return to coach football at DeSoto put on hold
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The DeSoto ISD school board tabled action on Claude Mathis' return as head football coach until the next school board meeting Feb. 27. Mathis left DeSoto last month to take an assistant coaching job with the University of Houston. Houston announced that Mathis was leaving the Cougars less than a month after he was hired to be their running backs coach. More

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SA Wagner gives coach 'welcome back' win
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It's been a busy week for San Antonio Wagner coach Clifton Ellis, who missed the Thunderbirds' game against San Marcos for the birth of his son, Aiden. He hasn't been sleeping much since, but at least his team is doing its part not to keep him up at night. Wagner's been on a roll, and it continued when Ellis returned to the court for a 63-40 victory over New Braunfels. More

Dallas St. Mark's wrestling coach set to leave rich legacy behind
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After 30 years on the job, St Mark's wrestling coach Rick Ortega will retire when this school year ends. Ortega's coaching career spans 42 years. He's won 17 state championships and seen his teams win more than 650 dual meets.
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5 coaches have second interview for West Brook job
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The West Brook head football coach/campus athletic coordinator job is down to five candidates. Lago Vista head coach Alan Haire, interim head coach Joe Bowser Jr., Texarkana Texas High assistant coach Toby Foreman, former Crosby coach Kevin Flanigan and former Hardin coach Larry Haynes had second interviews for the position at the Beaumont ISD administration building. More

32 apply to be next Sharyland head football coach
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If Sharyland ISD wants to hire a new Sharyland head football coach from out of the Rio Grande Valley, it has an ample list of potential candidates. Non-Valley coaches make up 20 of the 32 applicants vying to replace former coach Fred Sanchez. Sanchez retired from coaching last month after 12 years on the job, leading the Rattlers to 40 wins and two District 30-5A championships over the last four years. More
 
 
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