Starkville Christian School basketball

Luke Buckner, middle, was a coach at Starkville Christian School for eight years. He will be moving on to become athletic director and a coach at Regents School of Oxford.

Luke Buckner has decided that it’s time to take the next step in his coaching career as he announced this week that he was leaving Starkville Christian School and moving to Oxford to take over as athletic director and coach at Regents School of Oxford.

In a statement released on Facebook Tuesday, Buckner expressed his appreciation to SCS for its support during his last eight years as a basketball and baseball coach.

He considers the Cougars as “family.”

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