Michael Murphy is staying at Highland but will leave the girls program to coach the boys, according to a press release from Highland Local Schools.
Last season, Murphy led the girls to a 15-8 record and the program’s first sectional title since 2002. Before that, he coached Copley to a 63-28 record over five seasons.
Per the release, Murphy “hopes to create a winning basketball program that exceeds the expectations of the Highland District, the community and the students.
The hiring was approved at a Board of Education meeting yesterday.