Thompson to lead Jays basketball

Blair Thompson has been hired as the new head boys basketball coach of the Jefferson City Jays.

Thompson, a 1998 graduate of Jefferson City High School, has spent the past three seasons as head coach at Sullivan High School. He had a record of 52-24 at the school and also has been the head coach at Cuba High School.

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Thompson replaces David Fox, who stepped down at the end of the 2010-11 season after 18 years as head coach to become the Executive Director of the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association.

Thompson is the son of the late John Thompson, who was the head coach of ...

  • Original version posted at 6:47 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011.


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