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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:10 pm

Eakins, Teagle named Coaches of the Year

ELIZABETH WYMAN | The Journal Gazette

Ryan Eakins of East Noble and Craig Teagle of Huntington North were both named 2019 Bob King Coaches of the Year by their peers in the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association, announced by the IBCA Wednesday.

Eakins led East Noble to a 21-4 season that included championships in the Elkhart Central Holiday Tournament and the Northeast 8 Conference. Eakins is 54-18 in three seasons with the Knights with two Northeast 8 crowns, and he has an 80-80 overall record in seven seasons as a boys' basketball varsity coach.

Teagle directed Huntington North to a 22-5 season that included championships of the Huntington North Classic and the Fort Wayne Wayne Sectional, the Vikings' first sectional title in 18 seasons. In four seasons at Huntington North, Teagle's teams have a 74-29 record with two Northeast 8 Conference crowns.

ewyman@jg.net