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Mandan Braves finds new coach

coach - sb - thomasBy Dustin White
Mandan News, editor

The Mandan Braves girls’ basketball team has found a new head coach. After Len Stanley retired, following the 2013-14 girls’ basketball season, the position was in need of being filled. They did not have to look far though to find the right candidate.

Abby Thomas, who is a mathematics teacher at Mandan High School, will be filling the head coach position for the 2014-15 season.

“We are excited to have Coach Thomas leading our girls’ basketball program. Her youthful energy, passion for basketball, and her commitment and loyalty to the program are all attributes needed to lead a successful program,” the Athletic Director, Lorell Jungling, said.

Thomas has been coaching the in the Mandan girls’ basketball program over the last four years.