Lady Lion basketball coach Dale Neal was one of five finalists for the Russell Athletic/Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s Coach of the Year Award.
In his 18th year at the helm of the Lady Lion basketball program, Neal has won nearly 500 games in that post. This season, he led the Lady Lions to a final ranking of No. 3 and earned the program's first-ever No. 1 ranking earlier in the season.
Earlier in the year, Neal had been named TranSouth Athletic Conference Coach of the Year for the fifth time.
Congratulations to Dale! He is a graduate of York College, Nebraska and a "bunch of us" are proud of him!!
Coach Dale Neal is a good Guy and a great Coach. The honor is well deserved. Good luck to Dale in the future.