Heavener AD getting back into basketball coaching ranks; Roll returning to sidelines as new Heavener girls coach

BACK INTO COACHING — Jim Roll, standing, addresses the Heavener Lady Wolves basketball team during Tuesday night’s LeFlore County Girls Summer Basketball League game against Whitesboro at the Heavener Gym. After nearly a decade, Roll is returning to coaching, taking over the Lady Wolves after coach Eddie Muse resigned to take the coaching job at Clayton. PDN photo by David Seeley
David Seeley
Sports Editor

It’s been nearly a decade since Jim Roll paced along the bench of the Poteau Lady Pirates basketball team as its coach. However, when Heavener Lady Wolves basketball coach Eddie Muse resigned after only a year at the helm to take the coaching job at Clayton, it just seemed the right time to return to the sidelines for Roll — and he has, becoming the new Lady Wolves’ basketball coach.