Volume 52, Number 40

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 1, 2015

Smith named Coach of the Year

Smith named Coach of the YearPickett County High School Girls Coach Brent Smith was awarded the District 7A Girls Coach of the Year. Coach Smith was recognized and received a special plaque during the district tournament games held at Livingston Academy.
The Coach of the Year is determined by district coaches who meet and vote on the rank of each team for tournaments and who should be recognized for the Coach of the Year. Typically, the Coach of the Year Award is given to the top seeded team. The district pre-season rank for the PCHS Lady Bobcats was picked third which is how they finished the season. Smith has been coaching for 17 years and led his young team to a 20-9 record this year.


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