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.

“I’m going to miss it,” 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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