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Smackover boys basketball open
« on: April 15, 2017, 03:06:15 pm »
Just heard the Smackover boys job was open. Anyone got any info on this?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2017, 05:23:53 pm »
Haven't heard anything on this one yet personally. What do they have coming up from junior high and what's that sophomore and junior class look like

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2017, 08:14:20 pm »
There isn't a lot to work with based on what they had 7-12th this year. Maybe they had talent walking the halls that could help.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2017, 09:39:03 pm »
Probably need someone that's going to stay awhile and develop kids

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2017, 08:25:46 am »
Probably need someone that likes a little mustard on their biscuits. Mhmmm.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2017, 10:29:50 pm »
Hahahaha

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2017, 12:56:53 am »
There isn't a lot to work with based on what they had 7-12th this year. Maybe they had talent walking the halls that could help.

Most of the kids that were going to be good... Quit the team. Not going to put any names out there. But, that's just how it goes. Started the season with about 11-13 players. Ended the season with 7. With only three making any solid contributions.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2017, 06:47:33 am »
Why did they quit?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2017, 07:48:44 am »
There are some kids that will put in some work. There aren't many that don't play football. With the combined conference thing now you start conference games while football season is still going so you have even less time to get basketball players ready after football is over. You use to get some time before starting conference.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2017, 10:41:06 am »
The whole season ends up coming down to one game in the end to make the regionals. Anyone heard any names being thrown in for this one yet. There has been some really good athletes come out of smackover over the years

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2017, 02:47:26 pm »
What's the timeline on this thing looking like?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2017, 04:13:35 pm »
Any candidates?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2017, 12:33:24 pm »
About 15 applicants so far. Not doing interviews yet. I don't know who the applicants are by name. I just know how many have applied.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2017, 12:45:32 pm »
Nice amount there. Would think there will be some interest.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2017, 02:35:39 pm »
What's the timeline looking like. I'm sure they will want someone hired before school is out

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #15 on: April 25, 2017, 11:40:30 am »
What is the timeline for this job? I would think interviews would take place this week or next. Any front runners?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2017, 08:27:34 am »
Not a lot of buzz around this job? What are we hearing?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2017, 08:38:12 am »
Interviews next week. Someone told me they are interviewing young coaches from the area.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2017, 09:23:26 am »
Well that's probably what Smackover needs.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2017, 11:18:04 am »
Would probably be good to get someone that's going to stay and build a program. Any names floating around?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2017, 11:45:50 am »
Maybe someone from El Dorado. They have a great staff.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #21 on: April 27, 2017, 12:26:35 pm »
Who from el dorado would be interested in leaving?  What other young coaches are in that area?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #22 on: April 27, 2017, 01:25:04 pm »
I said maybe. I don't know if any of the assistants would be interested. Gary Simmons usually has some top notch guys on staff. They made the finals in 6A this year. Maybe Smackover went after one. I asked some friends and they said the Caddo Hills coach applied for it and got an interview. Anyone know him?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #23 on: April 27, 2017, 01:41:37 pm »
I said maybe. I don't know if any of the assistants would be interested. Gary Simmons usually has some top notch guys on staff. They made the finals in 6A this year. Maybe Smackover went after one. I asked some friends and they said the Caddo Hills coach applied for it and got an interview. Anyone know him?

I am pretty sure he was an assistant at El Dorado before Caddo Hills. He has only been at Caddo Hills for a year.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #24 on: April 27, 2017, 01:51:00 pm »
Wonder why he is applying after one year. Hmm.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #25 on: April 27, 2017, 02:04:05 pm »
Supposedly he applied for the Spring Hill job too. Idk

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #26 on: April 27, 2017, 02:10:11 pm »
I heard they ran off a long time coach last year. Makes me think they are doing it again.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #27 on: April 27, 2017, 02:16:41 pm »
This tied to football or a spring sport?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #28 on: April 27, 2017, 03:11:48 pm »
This tied to football or a spring sport?

No...

All Coaches are one sport coaches now at Smackover..

We made it a point two years ago to keep everyone separate and to stick to one thing.

Only other Coach that does two-sports is Coach Steele.

He does Softball/Defense for football.

We hired BJ Greene for baseball two years ago almost to get Strickland away from baseball/football.

Coach Preston was the defensive guy for football during the championship game, but after that season he got moved to just basketball.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #29 on: April 27, 2017, 03:23:34 pm »
That's a plus for candidates!

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #30 on: April 27, 2017, 03:56:31 pm »
No...

All Coaches are one sport coaches now at Smackover..

We made it a point two years ago to keep everyone separate and to stick to one thing.

Only other Coach that does two-sports is Coach Steele.

He does Softball/Defense for football.

We hired BJ Greene for baseball two years ago almost to get Strickland away from baseball/football.

Coach Preston was the defensive guy for football during the championship game, but after that season he got moved to just basketball.
Seems to be working great for the last 2 years.

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« Reply #31 on: April 27, 2017, 04:23:28 pm »
Seems to be working great for the last 2 years.

Well......

The basketball team had 2 seniors last year.

Baseball team has 5 seniors.

Football team actually did a lot better than what people expected after losing 21 seniors.

Softball team has 3 seniors and they are 24-2.

It takes time to adjust to all this.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #32 on: April 27, 2017, 04:24:47 pm »
Coach Preston just finished his masters degree. He wasn't fired. He's just exploring his options.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #33 on: April 27, 2017, 05:18:18 pm »
Preston is a good guy. Going to do good things wherever he's headed

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #34 on: April 28, 2017, 09:11:24 am »
The only problem with limiting coaches to one sport is that they only get paid for one sport. A lot of coaches out there like coaching 2 sports because it means they make a little bit more money.

Did Smackover raise stipends when they went to one sport for their coaches?

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #35 on: April 28, 2017, 03:51:42 pm »
I'm not 100% if they did or not.

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« Reply #36 on: April 28, 2017, 04:12:26 pm »
The only problem with limiting coaches to one sport is that they only get paid for one sport. A lot of coaches out there like coaching 2 sports because it means they make a little bit more money.

Did Smackover raise stipends when they went to one sport for their coaches?
Another problem could be coaches trying to get kids to play their sport only.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #37 on: April 28, 2017, 04:37:28 pm »
You can't have that at small schools

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #38 on: April 29, 2017, 12:41:09 pm »
So bad info being put out here. All the male coaches coach multiple sports at Smackover. And their softball team has 10 seniors not just 3. Coach Preston did not get ran off.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #39 on: April 29, 2017, 02:11:24 pm »
So bad info being put out here. All the male coaches coach multiple sports at Smackover. And their softball team has 10 seniors not just 3. Coach Preston did not get ran off.
You saying Proudbuck doesn't know what he is talking about?

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« Reply #40 on: April 29, 2017, 02:31:49 pm »
So bad info being put out here. All the male coaches coach multiple sports at Smackover. And their softball team has 10 seniors not just 3. Coach Preston did not get ran off.

Let me rephrase that.

Three seniors that start... 

Never said coach Preston got ran off. I said HE is exploring his options. It was his choice.

Tell me which head coach at Smackover coaches multiple sports?

Steele coaches defense and coaches softball. (The only one that coaches multiple sports that I am aware of.)

Strickland was head coach of senior high football And got away from baseball.

Preston was head basketball coach and was no longer the defensive coach. 

BJ Greene was hired to get Strickland away from baseball.

No idea who the track coach is... So, that could be one of them. 

My information is far from bad. I know several board members. As a matter of fact, I'm very close to the president of the school board.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #41 on: April 29, 2017, 02:46:23 pm »
Now last year. I knew Strickland was on the baseball staff to assist Coach Greene. But, he was not the head coach..

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #42 on: April 29, 2017, 06:37:21 pm »
Cranford coaches football and baseball
Greene coaches football and baseball
Osborne coaches football and track
Preston coaches basketball and track
Steele coaches football and softball
Rowton coaches basketball and softball
Bishop coaches basketball, track and football
Stegall coaches football and basketball
Strickland coaches football and baseball
This is based on this years paid stipends.

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« Reply #43 on: April 29, 2017, 10:55:46 pm »
Cranford coaches football and baseball
Greene coaches football and baseball
Osborne coaches football and track
Preston coaches basketball and track
Steele coaches football and softball
Rowton coaches basketball and softball
Bishop coaches basketball, track and football
Stegall coaches football and basketball
Strickland coaches football and baseball
This is based on this years paid stipends.

Did Stegall not go back to JC? I'm pretty sure he got hired there as a PE coach.

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Re: Smackover boys basketball open
« Reply #44 on: April 29, 2017, 11:55:50 pm »
Dang it PB. Yes he is leaving to go to JC. Did you read the whole post? As per this years stipends.

 

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