Belmont to honor former coach

The Tishomingo County School District will honor former Belmont girls coach Malcolm Kuykendall by naming the Belmont gym the Malcolm Kuykendall Gymnasium.

Kuykendall coached for 25 years, carried teams to 15 state tournaments, played in 12 finals and won eight championships.

He was selected “Coach of the Year” eight times, four on the state level, selected to the Mississippi Coaches Hall of Fame, Delta State University Coaches Hall of Fame, Northeast Mississippi basketball Coaches 1st class Hall of Fame and NEMCC Hall of Fame.

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