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Wright rehired at Scott County Central

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

SIKESTON -- Scott County Central head coach Kenyon Wright may be leading the Braves again after all.

According to sources close to the situation who wish to remain anonymous, Wright was rehired as Scott Central's basketball coach Tuesday afternoon following a closed session of the Scott County Central School Board.

Scott Central administrators have yet to confirm or deny Wright's position as head coach. According to Scott County Central superintendent Al McFerren, all individuals must be notified before information about the situation is officially released, which could take 24 to 48 hours.

Attempts to contact Wright were not returned as of press time.

The meeting, which went into session slightly after 5 p.m., involved the Scott Central school board, superintendent, high school principal and elementary principal. Supporters of Wright were allowed to enter the meeting shortly after it began to voice their opinion as to why they thought Wright should stay on as head coach.

Four volunteers, including one high school basketball player, spoke on behalf of Wright as numerous others, mostly basketball players, stood in support of Wright's rehiring inside the school superintendent's office.

After the volunteers were given a chance to speak, the school board and administrators continued their closed session meeting for well over an hour.