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Wachs Gets Call to Hall

Posted: Saturday, March 31st, 2018 at 7:01 am
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Photo Courtesy of Winfield-Mt. Union Schools

Longtime Winfield-Mt. Union head girls basketball coach Mitch Wachs will be enshrined in the Iowa Girls Coaches Association Basketball Coaches and Officials Hall of Fame as part of their 2018 class.

Wachs, who just completed his 26th season at the helm of the Wolves, has a career record of 358-254. He has been a part of four state tournament appearances for WMU including titles in 1995 and 1996, runner-up in 1998 and a semifinal appearance in 1997. Joining Wachs in this year’s class are JJ O’Connor of Wiota, Charles O. Weatherwax Sr. of Maquoketa Valley, Pocahontas and Blakesburg, Bill Hudson of West Hancock and Exira, Dennis Roloff of Cedar Rapids Kennedy and Mt. Vernon, Patrick Miller of OA-BCIG, BCIG, WLVA, Waverly-Shell Rock, and Sutherland and Rick Reinking of IKM and Spirit Lake. The ceremony is April 7th at the Fairbridge Convention Center in Cedar Rapids.