Wyrick resigns as baseball coach at Helias

Chris Wyrick, shown here during a drill at his youth baseball clinic in the summer of 2010, stepped down in April 2011 as head coach of the Helias Crusaders. A month later, it was announced he's coming back to the position.

Chris Wyrick, shown here during a drill at his youth baseball clinic in the summer of 2010, stepped down in April 2011 as head coach of the Helias Crusaders. A month later, it was announced he's coming back to the position. Photo by News Tribune.

Chris Wyrick has stepped down as head baseball coach at Helias High School, effective immediately.

ā€œIā€™m going to miss it,ā€ Wyrick said Wednesday night.

Wyrick, who will remain as a teacher at the school, was in his 12th season as head coach of the Crusaders. He finishes with a career record of 210-68 at Helias after posting a 15-12 mark as head coach at St. Elizabeth High School in 1999.

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The Crusaders won Class 3 state titles in 2000 and 2001 under Wyrick and finished fourth in Class 4 in 2004 after being moved up by the MSHSAA multiplier.

  • Original version posted at 7:59 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, 2011.

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