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Westview’s Suiter
won’t face charges

No indictment was returned by the Weakley County grand jury Monday against Westview head boys’ basketball coach J.B. Suiter.
Suiter had been accused of assault by the family of a player during a District 13AA Tournament game against Covington in Martin in early February.
The veteran Charger coach told the Weakley County Press he did not attend Monday’s court proceedings, but had communicated with his lawyer via text following the grand jury’s decision.

Greer to take over
Hornets’ program

Mike Greer is on the move again.
The former Obion County Central boys’ basketball coach who most recently held that position at Henry County is now the boys’ skipper at South Gibson County High School in Medina, introduced as the new Hornet leader on Monday.
Greer is making his sixth prep stop and eighth overall after previously coaching at Camden, Milan and West Carroll in addition to HC and Central as well as Jackson State and Mississippi Delta Community College.
Greer-coached teams are known for their fast-paced, high-scoring style, and he has won eight district coach of the year awards.
He spent two seasons and six games of a third at Obion Central before resigning, compiling an 18-46 record.

Ex-Liberty coach
in charge at Milan

Dexter Williams is back.
The highly successful Liberty Tech coach will return to coaching next season as the new boys’ head man at Milan High School.
Williams was the first-ever coach at Liberty and guided the program to state championships in 2006 and ’07. He stepped down in 2009 to be the principal at Tigrett Middle School.

UK safety improving
from accident injuries

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has visited injured junior safety Ashely Lowery as he recovers from a Saturday morning car accident in Georgia.
Lowery, 20, was seriously injured in a single-car wreck near his hometown of Cleveland, Ga.
He was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown 100 feet from his 2006 Nissan Altima after it left the road and flipped several times.

Published in The Messenger 5.7.13

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