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Lawrence board OKs Gooden hire

Al Gooden was approved as the new boys basketball coach at Lawrence Central in Indianapolis by the Metropolitan District of Lawrence Township school board. Gooden, a Wayne graduate, was the coach at New Haven the past three seasons.

In 2001, Gooden guided Harding to the Class 2A state championship, the first by a Fort Wayne school since Northrop's state title in 1974.

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.