The C.M. Eagles have a new boys head basketball coach.  44-year old – takes over for Ty Laux who resigned as head coach after the basketball season ended in Bethalto.  The Eagles went 8-21 this past winter season.

Laux had been the boys head basketball coach for the past 9 seasons – with Doug Carey serving as his assistant for the last 6 years.  Carey has also spent time coaching at Roxana and Belleville Althoff High Schools in the area.  He has 22 years of coaching experience overall.

Doug Carey talks about being on the bench with coach Ty Laux:

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Carey says they’ve had a few rough years of basketball in Bethalto:

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