A pair of area schools announced the hiring of new head girls basketball coaches Tuesday night. At Marion, Casey Rose was named the new girls basketball coach while Blake DeRocher was announced the next girls basketball coach for Murphysboro.
Rose, a Pope County graduate, has coached the AAU Southern Illinois Bears in recent years. He also served as an assistant on both the men’s and women’s basketball teams of John A Logan in the past.
DeRocher, a Murphysboro grad, has been an assistant coach at Anna-Jonesboro after being hired in 2017.