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Moschella could coach both boys and girls at Columbiana

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Legendary basketball coach Ron Moschella was named the head boys basketball coach at Columbiana Monday night, and is expected to continue as the girls head coach as well.

Superintendent Don Mook says Moschella will be recommended for the girls post next week, a position he's held the past couple of years.

"Ron turned the girls program around and we're hoping he can do the same with the boys," Mook told 21 Sports.

It's believed Moschella is the first in the Valley to lead a girls and boys program at the same time.

"I'm retired and I got to know the boys program while coaching the girls, and they play on separate nights," said Moschella, who's never coached boys basketball in his career.

Moschella tells 21 Sports he'll have separate coaching staffs.

The Columbiana School Board is expected to vote on Moschella's reappointment as girls coach June 10th.


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