High School Basketball

High school basketball coach Gary Beals eyes his next opportunity at Winston Academy in Louisville.

The longtime Ackerman and Choctaw County basketball coach told the Starkville Daily News that he’s retiring from the Mississippi Public School System and will be coaching basketball at Winston Academy in 2021-22. It was a decision that Beals struggled with recently but felt it was time for something new in his life and a challenge in Louisville that will be as fulfilling as any.

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