McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

November 22, 2012

Basketball Breakdowns: Wilburton

Boys look to improve, Girls to defend conference title

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer

WILBURTON — Wilburton’s boys’ basketball team will begin the 2012-13 season with a new man at the helm: Shawn Hooker, who takes over as head coach after five years of coaching in Jay, Okla.

The Diggers went 10-14 last season, and of the 17 currently playing, eight are freshman. They may be young, but that just gives the underclassmen more chances to shine.

The Lady Diggers went 24-6 last year, falling one game short of the state tournament by losing to Salina in the area tournament consolation final.

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