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Owenby Stepping Down After 20 Years On The Sidelines


Last updated 3/4/2020 at 4:02pm

On Monday, Brevard's Chad Owenby announced his decision to step down as head coach of the Lady Blue Devils' basketball team. Owenby served as a coach at Brevard for 20 years, with the last six being in the girls' head coaching position. In his final season, he led Brevard to an 18-7 record, a Mountain Six tournament title and a first-round playoff victory. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

For the past 20 seasons, Chad Owenby has been a staple on the sidelines for Brevard High School basketball, serving as a coach in every capacity on both the jayvee and varsity level.

But on Monday, that era came to an end, as Owenby announced he would be stepping down as head coach of the Lady Blue Devils – a position he's held for the past six years.

In a phone interview on Tuesday, Owenby reflected on his tenure at Brevard and said while the decision wasn't easy, he knew it was the right one.

"It was time. You just know when it's time. When I took over the job, I said that I would d...

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