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2019-2020 Coaching Milestones

Dec 20, 2019 6:13:00 AM

Congrats to the following coaches for reaching a significant coaching milestone during the 2019-2020 season.

800 wins

Jim Scanlon earned his 800th career victory as the Rock Bridge Bruins defeated Lafayette (St. Joseph) 60-47.

700 wins

Randy Bishop, MBCA Hall of Fame coach just won his 700th career win Tuesday Decenber 17th, Lawrenceville Illinois. Previously coached at Eminence ,Mt view and Branson

600 wins

North Kansas City head coach Gerry Marlin recently earned his 600th career victory with a 66-62 defeat of Blue Springs.

Jacky Payne earned career win No. 600 as his Lebanon Lady Yellowjackets defeated Glendale 56-43.

500 wins

Battle (Columbia) head coach Brian Meny earned his 500th career victory in a 92-67 victory over Moberly.

400 wins

Mexico head coach Ed Costley earned career win number 400 as the Lady Bulldogs defeated Centralia 57-27.

Tom Ward earned his 400th career victory leading Otterville. On the same night, in the very same Kaysinger Conference Stover girls head basketball coach Ernie Haag earned his 400th career victory.

Carl Junction head coach Brad Shorter earned his 400th victory with a 55-33 victory over Carthage.

Pacific head coach John Van Leer earned his 400th career victory, all leading the Indians.

Ken Elfrink earned his 400th career victory, each has come at Blue Eye High School.

300 wins

Cori Elms earned win No. 300 as East Buchanan knocked off top seeded Hamilton 55-36 in the KCI Tournament.

MICDS girls head basketball coach Scott Small earned career victory No. 300 with a defeat of Lindbergh.

Jake Kates (William Chrisman) earned win No. 300 with a thrilling double overtime victory over North Kansas City in district play.

200 wins

Greg Keith, girls coach from Polo High School reached his 200th career win in a game vs. Lathrop this year by a score of 47-42.

Miller Career girls' head coach Darrin White earned his 200th career victory with a defeat of Saxony Lutheran.

100 wins

Hermitage head coach Joe Nicholson earned his 100th career victory. This is his 7th year leading the Hornets.

With a district victory in the opening round over Cuba, St. Pius X (Festus) head coach Chris Miller earned his 100th career victory.

Mt. Vernon Lady Mountaineer head coach Grant Berendt earned his 100th victory this season.

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