Monday, April 26, 2010

Salisbury tennis coach wins Gainey Award

Salisbury tennis coach Chris Myers was one of two winners of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Pat Gainey Award. South Lenoir student Ty Eason also won. The pair will be honored at the NCHSAA annual meeting at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill May 6.

The Gainey award recognizes excellence in characer, achievement and coaching. Myers has been at Salisbury for 11 years. His boys and girls teams have won three state and nine conference titles. His career record is 229-17. Eason is a wrestler and baseball player, who is on the Student Council and participated in the Rotary Against Drugs speech contest for three years.