Roundup: Burris steps down as Bath boys basketball coach


By Staff Reports - sports@limanews.com



BATH TOWNSHIP — Adam Burris has stepped down as Bath’s head varsity boys basketball coach after two seasons.

“Coaching at Bath for the last two years has been an experience that I will value and cherish and I appreciate my time there, and I thank the administration for giving me the opportunity,” Burris said. “I am disappointed that I will not be able to continue the growth we have shown, but at this time I am stepping down as head coach.

“I am proud of the players and what we have accomplished in my short time at Bath. In this crazy year filled with uncertainty due to COVID we were able to win a sectional championship this year. We also went from two wins my first year to 12 this year.”

The Wildcats went 2-21 and 12-13 in his two seasons, including a 2021 Division III sectional championship.

Those interested in the coaching position, should send a letter of interest, resume and three written references to Athletic Director Cam Staley at staleyc@bathwildcats.org. Application deadline is April 9.

Colleges

Women’s soccer

Ohio Northern 1,

Wilmington 0

ADA — Tara Morris had the match’s only goal with Alex Hoeffel and Jill Roberts earning assists as ONU moved to 4-0 on the season. Kristy Catrine earned the shutout in goal.

Men’s soccer

UNOH 1,

Michigan-Dearborn 0

DEARBORN — Karim Jouini had the match’s only goal and Mark McMillan earned the shutout in goal as UNOH moved to 8-0 on the season.

Wilmington 1,

Ohio Northern 0

WILMINGTON — John Lombardo made one save in goal for ONU (1-2-1).

Men’s basketball

Norris’ son playing

for Loyola of Chicago

Loyola of Chicago starter Braden Norris, who had nine points, four assists, four rebounds and a pair of steals, in the Ramblers’ 71-58 victory against Illinois to advance to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16, is the son of former Delphos St. John’s coach Brett Norris.

Brett Norris, who went 177-63 from 1996-2005 at DSJ, led the Blue Jays to the 2002 Division IV state championship. St. John’s was also the state runner-up in 1998 and 2001 under Norris, who played for Crestview. Loyola plays Oregon State at 2:40 p.m. Saturday in Indianapolis.

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