Warrior Basketball is off to a great start with four teams for both middle school and high school. The coaches are working hard and the teams are improving daily as games have begun. MS has already started district play and the HS teams will begin district in December in TAPPS 5A. Some exciting events in our future:
- JV Girls and Boys Basketball Tournament, November 29 - December 1
- Varsity Warriors Classic Tournament for Girls and Boys - December 13-15
Both tournaments will feature games from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday in the East Gym. On Saturday during each tournament, games will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the West Gym and 10 a.m. in the East Gym.
- First District Game & Meet Coach Van Chancellor - December 4
We are excited to invite the entire school family to a special night on Tuesday, December 4 in the East Gym. It will be the first district game and even more exciting, we will have the honor of having Coach Van Chancellor, a legend in women’s basketball coaching, with us. Come meet him and get your picture taken with this Hall of Fame coach.
Synopsis of the accomplishments of Coach Van Chancellor:
“Selected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007; Head coach of the United States' gold medal women's basketball team in the 2004 Olympics; Head coach of four WNBA titles with the Houston Comets; Winningest coach in WNBA history with 211 wins; Winningest coach in Ole Miss history with 439 victories; Coached U.S. Women's Basketball team to a 38-0 mark in International competition in 2004; Named WNBA Coach of the Year three times; Named SEC Coach of the Year four times (Ole Miss three times, LSU once); Named 2002 USA Basketball National Coach of the Year; Led Ole Miss to 14 NCAA Tournament appearances, including four Elite Eights and three Sweet 16s; Inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001; Named 1992 National Women's Basketball Coach of the Year by the Women's Basketball News Service; Led LSU to 2008 Final Four and three straight NCAA Tournament appearances”
Mark your calendars now for a great night of fun, fellowship, and basketball, as we celebrate with a Hall of Fame Coach. More details to come after Thanksgiving break.