(Left photo) Sulphur Springs assistant coach Chris Owens shows a play to the offense as they get ready to conduct a contact drill during Monday morning practice.
North Hopkins Lady Panther Haley Flanagan digs during volleyball practice Thursday morning. The team participated in the scrimmage on Saturday hosted by Sulphur Bluff.
Staff photo by Cindy Roller
It was a bit unexpected but understandable.
After 19 years at the helm of North Hopkins athletic program, head cross country/track and girls basketball coach Tim Menke has taken a position at Ballinger.
“He is a good guy,” said fellow coach and elementary principal Jim Westbrook. “We hated to see him leave. I tried to convince him to stay and get in his 20 years. He really took care of business, but we understand he has land in Shiner and has always wanted to eventually relocate to the hill country.”