Lyons Selected Next Girls Hoops Coach at Rockvale High School

Apr 21, 2024 at 01:00 pm by WGNS Radio News

A familiar face will be on the sidelines at Rockvale High School coaching the girls basketball team next season. The school recently announced Perry Lyons as the next coach, succeeding Bill Hockenberry. Lyons was an assistant on Hockenberry's team this past season and has been an assistant boys coach at Oakland and Siegel. He's also the school's softball coach.

Lyons is a native of the area, played his high school basketball and baseball in Rutherford County. His brother is long time area coach Pierre Lyons.

Rockvale will have many of the key pieces back next season after finishing 14-12 this past year and making the region tournament. Hockenberry resigned after the season citing health reasons.

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