Whitesboro graduate returning to county as a coach; Blagg-Tidwell leaves BV Buffaloes to coach Wister Wildcats

Whitesboro graduate Blake Blagg-Tidwell, left, speaks with his new team, the Wister Wildcats, prior to Monday afternoon’s LeFlore County Boys Summer Basketball League game against Cameron at the Pocola Gym. Blagg-Tidwell spent his first year coaching baseball and basketball at Buffalo Valley last season. PDN photo by David Seeley
David Seeley
Sports Editor

In some ways, Whitesboro graduate Blake Blagg-Tidwell is returning home, but in another way he isn’t.
Blagg-Tidwell has left Buffalo Valley High School after a year of coaching the Buffaloes on the hardwood and on the diamond to coach the Wister Wildcats basketball team.