BREAKING NEWS: MHS basketball coach resigns


A series of events has led to the resignation of Manchester boys varsity coach Joey Darnell and his assistant, JV coach McKenzie Smith. In a phone interview with The Defender, Darnell explained his version of what happened and how the possibility of a seven-game suspension mandated by the MHS administration led to he and Smith turning in their resignations. Look for the complete story in the upcoming Dec. 20 edition of The People’s Defender.