Crosbie stepping away from MCHS basketball

The current 4A high school basketball coach of the year is resigning. Saying he had other things he wanted to do with his life, Mountain Crest head basketball coach Jim Crosbie told his administration and team this week that he is stepping down. Crosbie, who will still be the Athletic Director and remain on faculty, had just led the Mustangs to their best season in over a decade with an outright Region 5 championship. Crosbie guided his team to the state championship game where they lost to Timpview after defeating perennial power Provo in the semifinals. After his playing days at Mountain Crest ended in 1989, Crosbie played at Snow College and Southern Utah University. He returned to his alma mater as an assistant coach to John Nielsen, who he succeeded in 2001. The search now begins for only the third head coach in that school’s history. Logan High is also looking for their next boy’s basketball coach after Jeff Brimhall resigned last month. Crosbie will be a guest on

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at 6:05 p.m. to discuss his decision.

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