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New girls coach has long-term plans to build hoops program


November 29, 2016

Dave McNeil

Dave McNeil is thinking long term as he takes over the girls varsity basketball program from Sweet Home High School Athletic Director Steve Brown, who has coached the past two years.

McNeil, a science teacher at SHHS, spent the past two seasons as junior varsity coach. His varsity squad will mostly be the girls he has been coaching, and they’re young. He has no seniors on the team this year, leaving him two seasons to work with the same team.

“I’m obviously really excited about it,” McNeil said. “It’s an opportunity to build our program.”

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