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The Year in Warren County Sports
Scott Smith
Scott Smith era ends with text message
Coaching changes commanded much of the attention during the year of Warren County sports. This was punctuated by the hiring and departure of high school football coach Scott Smith in the same calendar year.Smith was hired to lead the Pioneer football team in January, but announced in a text message to players the day before Thanksgiving he was leaving to take the head coaching job in Franklin County.Smith was one of many coaching changes in Warren County as both high school basketball jobs changed hands, as well as the boys soccer and girls softball coaching positions.When it comes to athletic success in 2014, two teams at WCMS claimed championships on the same weekend. Both the WCMS baseball team and soccer team won their conference title games.Outside of those teams, the WCHS girls golf team made a memorable state tournament run, eventually finishing fourth in the state.Here’s a recap of the top 10 sports stories of the year as determined by the Southern Standard.