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High schools: Terry Long leaving Douglass to become Mustang's new boys basketball coach

Long coached his alma mater to three consecutive Class 4A state championships.
by Scott Wright Published: May 14, 2012
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Terry Long is leaving his alma mater, where he has coached the Douglass Trojans to three straight Class 4A state championships, to become the new boys coach at Mustang, according to athletic director Chuck Bailey.

The Mustang Board of Education approved the move at its regular meeting late Monday night.

Long will fill the void created when Alan Green moved into a full-time role as the school's compliance officer, which was announced last month.

Long was also considered a candidate for the head job at Edmond Santa Fe, which went to former Mount St. Mary coach Lenny Hatchett last month.

Over the last three seasons, Douglass lost only one game to an in-state opponent. It will be a highly sought-after coaching position, along with current vacancies at Guthrie and Mount St. Mary.