CHEROKEE NAMES NEW MEN'S
HEAD BASKETBALL COACH
CHEROKEE— Cherokee High School has announced that Rob Strong will be the school's next men's basketball coach.
Cherokee has hired the former Hendersonville basketball coach, who stepped down at Hendersonville in 2010 after taking the Bearcats to the 1-A Western Regional championship game.
Strong went 71-17 in three seasons and led Hendersonville to three consecutive appearances in the 1-A Western Regional tournament.
Strong was the athletic director at North Wilkes during the 2010-11 academic year.