The Civic Memorial Lady Eagles have a new girls basketball head coach.  Mike uthnot was hired last week by the Bethalto School District to be the next head coach for girls hoops.  Arbuthnot has previously coached girls basketball at Triad, Highland, and Roxana.  His coaching career also includes a  year as an assistant coach for Edwardsville girls basketball.


He has also spent time as head coach for Roxana Shells baseball and softball during his career.


Lady Eagles girls basketball coach Mike Arbuthnot:

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Arbuthnot replaces Jeff Ochs as the Eagles coach.  Ochs took over at C.M. in January when Jonathan Denney resigned his position.


The Lady Eagles finished 29-and-6 during the 2019-20 season.  They won their 4th straight MVC title and went on to win the Class 3A Triad Regional.  They lost the Effingham Sectional title game to Highland (48-34).