Monroe City’s David Kirby Named KRES Coach of the Year

Monroe City head coach David Kirby was voted by area coaches as our KRES Coach of the Year.

Kirby had five players on the KRES All-Star team.

The Panthers went 13-1 this season, won their second straight district title and advanced to the state semifinals.

Kirby joins Dale Labuary, Erle Bennett and Kent O’Laughlin as a three-time KRES Coach of the Year.

Monroe City averaged 44.1 points per game and gave up just 11.4 a game, both of which were top marks under Kirby.