BRENHAM TO MAKE CHANGE IN BASEBALL LEADERSHIP

Coach Lanny Williams

The highly vaunted Brenham Cubs Baseball program will be under new a new head coach in the 2020 season.

According to a release, Tuesday morning from the Brenham School District office, “The Brenham Cub Baseball program will be under new leadership in the 2019-2020 school year.”

The release does not mention 2019 Head Coach Lanny Williams by name, after the Cubs missed the post-season for the first time in 36 seasons.

In six seasons as the Cubs’ head coach, Williams was 161-82 (.665 winning pct.).

Williams won three District Championships in 2014, 2015 and 2017; and advanced to the Region Final in 2017 before falling to State Champion Port Neches-Groves.

This season, however, Williams’ Cubs had to rally from an 0-6 district start and finished one game shy of a post-season berth at 7-7.

The BISD press release goes on to say: “The position for head baseball coach has been posted and the district is launching a statewide search for the best possible candidate.”

KWHI has reached out to Coach Williams and BISD Superintendent Dr. Walter Jackson for comment.

The compete BISD press release dated Tuesday, May, 28:

"The Brenham Cub Baseball program will be under new leadership in the 2019-2020 school year. The Brenham Independent School District has high standards for students, staff and programs and we assure our community that the rich tradition of excellence will continue with Cub Baseball. The position for head baseball coach has been posted and the district is launching a statewide search for the best possible candidate. The Brenham Independent School District remains committed to ensuring the highest quality programming for our students."

Jessica Johnston
Director of Communications and Community Relations
Brenham Independent School District

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