Panama girls have new basketball coach

Billy Leaptrot will now get his chance to live out his dream — coaching.Leaptrot will be the new Panama Lady Razorbacks basketball coach, taking over for Dennis Wright who became the girls coach at Sallisaw-Central High School.“I just graduated in May from UAFS [the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith], so this will be my first coaching job,” Leaptrot said Tuesday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse on his first day to see his new team. “I’m ready to hit the ground running.”