Two area coaches were named Coach of the Year in the Region 8-A All-Region team released Tuesday. Lakeview Academy's Seth Vining was honored as boys Coach of the Year while Commerce's Eddie McCurley was recognized as Girls Coach of the Year.
East Hall High girls coach Joey Rider doesn't need a No. 1 seed in the Region 7-AAA tournament. The second-seeded Lady Vikings (19-7) may have more than enough depth to compensate for its lower spot in the bracket.
JEFFERSON - Zac Crosby didn't see reason to panic in Friday's quarterfinals of the Class AA state sectionals at Jefferson High. Trailing late in the third period, he still had his strategy for victory solid in his mind.