Cole Gardner named Greenbrier boys basketball coach

GREENBRIER – It was announced Tuesday evening that Cole Gardner was selected as the next head coach for Greenbrier boys basketball.

Gardner, a Shirley native, led Greenbrier’s junior high boys team the past two seasons. Prior to that he compiled a 120-84 record as Clinton’s senior high Coach and led the Yellowjackets to five regional tournaments, as well as three state tournaments. He replaces Mike Simmons, who accepted the same job at Prairie Grove earlier this month after 11 seasons leading the Panthers.

Greenbrier went 13-17 during the 2023-24 season and finished sixth in the 5A-West standings.

(Cover Photo courtesy of Greenbrier High School)