Gary Murphy told KSPR News he was "blindsided" by the decision by the Marshfield school board to not renew his position. He said this year, just like in years past, he had a winning record -- and even won conference Coach of the Year honors.The firing came two years before Murphy planned to retire.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Marshfield girls basketball coach fired after 22 years, no reason given
Former Jasper girls basketball coach Gary Murphy, who has served in the same capacity at Marshfield High School for 22 years, winning multiple state championships, was fired by a 4-2 vote of the Board of Education, according to a KSPR report: