Rob Garner will not return as Wise basketball head coach for 2018-19 season

Wise High School boy’s basketball head coach Rob Garner will not coach the team next season. The school’s athletic director did not renew Garner’s contract, according to the Washington Post.

Garner informed players and families of the school’s decision via text message on Thursday.

Garner spent seven years as the head coach for Wise. He posted a 131-34 record during his time with the Pumas. Wise finished the 2017-18 season with a 20-5 record and ranked No. 14 in the Washington Post top 25 rankings.

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